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Award Categories 2012

The IDTechEx Awards recognize 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.

The closing date for award entries has now passed. Hear the winners announced in the keynote sessions on Wednesday, November 7 Friday, October 5 Submission Instruction
Application Form
The following three awards will be presented in the main keynote presentations on the morning of day one - a great opportunity to be recognized by your peers in the industry.

Best Technology Development
of Energy Harvesting


This award will be given to a company that has launched a new product based on Energy Harvesting (in the last 24 months, November 2010 - November 2012) 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, November 2010 - November 2012). 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 two awards will be presented during the Drinks Reception in the exhibition hall on Tuesday, November 7

Best in Show


This award will be voted for by attendees for who they think is the most impressive company exhibiting at the Energy Harvesting and WSN exhibition.


Best Poster Session


This award will be given to the company or academic organization for the most promising advances in the area of Energy Harvesting or Wireless Sensing Technologies (in the last 24 months, November 2010 - November 2012). 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.

All organizations displaying a poster session in the exhibition will be entered for this award.


The independent panel of judges include:

  Peter Harrop
Dr Peter Fuhr
  Distinguished Scientist,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  Peter Harrop
Dr Hohyun Lee
  Assistant Professor,
Santa Clara University,
  Peter Harrop
Dr Peter Harrop
For more information please contact:
Corinne Jennings
Event Manager
+44 (0)1223 810277