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Award Categories 2013

The IDTechEx Awards recognise company development and success in all energy harvesting technologies and applications, including the pertinent wireless sensor networks (WSN) and real time locating systems (RTLS) fields.

Any company operating within the energy harvesting and storage and WSN and RTLS fields is welcome to apply.

Closing Date For Award Submissions Is Now Closed

The independent panel of judges include:

Dr Harry Zervos
Technology Analyst
IDTechEx Ltd
Paul Mitcheson
Imperial College London
Oliver Prietze
Senior Director, OSRAM
  • For more information on attending the award ceremony, please see the Awards Dinner
  • To attend the award ceremony, please book your Awards Dinner ticket online here

  • These awards will be presented during the keynote talks on Wednesday 17 April

    Best Technical Development of Energy Harvesting Device

    This award will be given to a company that has launched a new product based on Energy Harvesting (in the last 24 months, April 2011 - April 2013) and is in the process of bringing it to market. The category will be assessed on the technical development of the product, its potential market, and benefits it brings over alternatives.

    Best Application of Energy Harvesting

    This is the award given to an actual commercial success with an end-product using Energy Harvesting (in the last 24 months, April 2011 - April 2013). Judges will look for success in terms of products sold and revenues generated.

    Best Application
    of WSN

    This award is given to the best implementation of WSN. In particular, judges are looking to see the payback from the system, how problems were overcome (if any), and benefits to the user.

    The following award will be judged at the show  
    For more information please contact:
    Corinne Jennings
    Event Manager
    +44 (0)1223 810277


    Best Poster Session

    This award will be given to the company or academic organisation for the most promising advances in the area of Energy Harvesting or Wireless Sensing Technologies (in the last 24 months, April 2011 - April 2013). The category will be assessed on the technical development of the work, its potential for market entry, and benefits it brings to the body of work in the given area.

    In addition, the author whose poster is judged the winner, will have the opportunity to present their poster in the Tradeshow Theatre area on Thursday 18 April. The poster winner will also be announced during the drinks reception on the evening of Wednesday 17 April and featured widely in publicity afterwards.

    All organisations displaying a poster session in the tradeshow will be entered for this award.