Startup competition

The IoT Innovation World Cup® organizes a Startup Competition on the 20th and 21st of June 2022 in the framework of the 11th edition of IoT Week international conference.
We invite start-ups and scale-ups worldwide to submit their solutions, including a wide range of sensor-based devices, wearables, and applications, and advance the Industrial 4.0 | City | Transport | Construction | Home | Healthcare | Sports & Lifestyle | Agriculture sectors.

  • Startup Competition Opening by Innovation World Cup on 20 June from 13.00 to 14.15
  • Pitch session 1 (categories: Industrial 4.0, City, Construction, Home, Transport, Agriculture) on 20 June from 14.30 until 18.30
  • Pitch session 2 (categories: Healthcare, Lifestyle & Sports) on 21 June from 9,00 to 12,30 including Jury Deliberation

IoT Innovation World Cup® – Open Call

+20 Techpreneurs at IoT Week 2022 Dublin

The IoT Innovation World Cup is the world’s largest international competition and award for tech start-ups and scale-ups. The open innovation platform connects ground-breaking techpreneurs with leading industry partners to form powerful alliances and transform budding ideas into global giants.
Start-ups and scale-ups worldwide submit your solution, including a wide range of sensor-based devices, wearables & applications, and advance the Industrial 4.0 | City | Transport | Construction | Home | Healthcare | Sports & Lifestyle | Agriculture sectors.
Evaluation criteria of the top-class jury are degree of innovation, technological feasibility, marketing and go-to-market approach, commercial potential, time to market and sustainability.
Participants benefit from prizes with a commercial value of over €500,000:

  • +20 pitch slots at IoT Week 2022 DUBLIN on 20-21 June 2022
  • 1-1 intros with top international companies, potential investors, business partners and technology experts
  • A potential cash prize of €10.000 (Winners of the IoT Week Startup competition are automatically entered in the 5th EBV Innovation Hero with a 10,000 potential cash prize)
  • Free marketing packages and extensive global media coverage
  • Free development kits from STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, VARTA Microbattery and others
  • +15 pitch slots at HANNOVER MESSE 2022 (only for solutions submitted until 27 January 2022, 8:59 AM CET)

Submision deadlines:
Participants who additionally want to compete for the pitch at HANNOVER MESSE will have time only until 27 January 2022, 8:59 CET to take part. This deadline will not apply to participants who are interested in pitching at IoT Week 2022. The selection of pitches in Dublin will base on the submission quality and first-come, first-served principle.
Participation is free of charge
More information: innovationworldcup.com