Excellence in Global Competition

Innovation is the key for progress and welfare. The annual award for technology excellence and innovation leadership honors superior companies, throughout all countries and industries. Those are selected by an international jury of experts from 17 countries. Nomination process ist open and you can apply below.


Would your company like to enter into the competition? The nomination committee is pleased to get your brief application (one page in total). After a first review we will contact you to let you know, if a nomination is possible. If accepted, your company will enter into the international public voting. More than 1 million CEOs and company owners are invited worldwide.

Please Use OUr PDF or the online tool to start the Nomination Process

World technology award


22/23 April 2021, InNsbruck / Austria

The next ceremony will take place on April 22/23th in Innsbruck / Austria. Host will be die MCI Management Center Innsbruck, where the award ceremony will be intergated in the internaional „Future Summit“ with around 200 top-business-leaders and covered by some of the most important economic media.

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12 November 2019, Jinnan / China

The last year’s ceremony took place in China. The World Technology Leader Award was presented in the Shandong Hotel in Jinan while the SMEC-Conference, where 1000 international business and political leaders gathered for an innovation exchange. 
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2022: Davos/Klosters, Switzerland

In 2021 the World Technology Leader Award will be held in Davos/Klosters in Switzerland, the location of the World Economic Forum.

Nominated for Public Vote

Here, we present in the following weeks the 12 World Technology Leaders that run for the international public vote.

tsmc: In the Heart of IoT Innovation

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Global Top-200

Proofed and nominated by the nomination committee.

1&1 IONOS Cloud GmbHd.velop World Technology LeaderHellmann Worldwide LogisticsMeggle AGScewo AG
ActSafe Systems ABDa An Gene CoHexagon World Technology LeaderMitsubishi Electric CorporationSecurities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan
AdobeDainese S.p.A.Hilti CorporationSEW-Eurodrive GmbH & Co. KGSEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
African Rainbow MineralsDBS BankImpact Innovations GmbHMOMO DESIGN S.R.L.Senfter Grandi Salumifici Italiano
AGCO International GmbhDokaHuaweimoorgenSenseforce
AhrendDOLBY World Technology Leaderigus GmbHsmapOne AG SIGMA Engineering GmbH
Airselfie Holdings LimitedDr. Hönle AGUbimax GmbHMotorolaSHANGHAI BANGBANG ROBOT CO.,LTD.
alimax World Technology LeaderDress & SommerIngpuls World Technology LeaderMurcaniaShenzhen Bell Creative Science and Education Co.,
Ammann AGDucati Motor Holding s.p.a.InSphero AGMurtfeldt Kunststoffe GmbH & Co. KGSherpany
Angelo PoE.G.O. Blanc und Fischer & Co. GmbHInvent Medical Group, s.r.o.NeogenSitecore
ArtiMinds Robotics GmbHEBSCOMaximator GmbH Nest Labs IncSJ AB
Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.EDAG Engineering GmbHiRobot Corporate HeadquartersNetappSMA Solar Technology AG
ATAGO CO.,LTD.Edelmann GroupIT-Haus GmbH – EDV – Kommunikation und InformationNetscopeSoftwareONE
AUGUST FALLER GMBH & CO. KGEgoé nest s.r.o. (Ltd.)J. MORITA TOKYO MFG. CORP.Nien Made Enterprise (NM)Stihl
Austrian Institute of TechnologyEnsinger GmbHJenoptik AGNiko nvStokke AS
EASY-ROB Software GmbHEquashield LLCJOMOO Kitchen & Bath Co., Ltd.NintexYuanda Robotics GmbH
Avaloq Goup AGFabasoftJungheinrichNura Operations World Technology LeaderTAG Heuer
Dallmeier electronic GmbH & Co.KGFiege GroupKentico CMSOFFECCT ABTechnoAlpin
Baltensweiler AGFirmenich InternationalKlüh Service Management GmbHOkamura CorporationTesto SE & Co. KGaA
Barco nvFLIR SystemsKnorr-Bremse AGOy KWH Mirka AbThales Group
BARTEC Top Holding GmbHFliteboardKohler Co.Spie GmbHThule Group AB
Beckhoff Automation GmbHFlixmobilityOLBRICH GmbHPalo Alto NetworksTojoy
Anton Debatin GmbHFluxwerx Illumination Inc.KROENERT GmbH & Co KGPanasonicTeamViewer GmbH
BewatecFortinetLandor Associates GmbH & Co. KGPeopleDocToyota Industries Corporation
Biolin Scientific OyFreudenberg IT SE & Co. KGLARQPhilipsTrivadis
Borealis AGFUJIFILM World Technology LeaderLeifeld Metal Spinning AGPhoenix TapwareTROX GmbH
Bose CorporationFunk Gruppe GmbHLeitner RopewaysPiaggio Fast ForwardUnilumin
BrainCoGebrüder Meiser GmbHLenovoPlanET Biogastechnik GmbHVanderlande
Burckhardt Compression AGGenesysLG Electronics Inc.Plansee Group SEVaonis
BURG-WÄCHTER KGGetty ImagesLiebherr GruppePOLIFILM GmbHVictorinox World Technology Leader
CarambaGeutebrück GmbHLIXIL CorporationPUMA SEWafios AG
Carpus + PartnerGlarun TechnologyLudwig Krohne GmbH & Co. KGPushfireWanzl Metallwarenfabrik GmbH
Centor Holdings Pty LtdGoldbeckLumiledsRheinmetall AGWAWI Euro GmbH
CHTruppeGoogleMALINA – Safety s.r.o.Rifeng Enterprise Group Co.,LtdWHILL K.K.
cisco World Technology LeaderGroheSenerTec Kraft-Wärme-Energiesysteme GmbHRoca Sanitarios Brasil Ltda World Technology LeaderWikkelhouse
Comet Holding AGHako GmbHRenggli AG Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd.Woxsen University
CoupaHangzhou Megasens Technology World Technology LeaderMax Weishaupt GmbHSalesforceXerox
Crestron Electronics, Inc.Harmonic Drive SEMcLaren Automotive Ltd.Samsonite NVXiaomi Inc.
Curious AIHeliartec Solutions Co., Ltd.MDT Sonnenschutzsysteme AGScanfilZwilling J.A. Henckels AG


Jinan - Ceremony 2019

The 2019 ceremony took place China. On November 12 the World Technology Leader Award was presented in the Shandong Hotel in Jinan while the SMEC-Conference, where 1000 international business and political leaders gathered for an innovation exchange.   

Winners 2019


adidas: with speed into the future

Everything what adidas touches turns to gold. A risky business decision turned out to be groundbreaking, the newest is extremely likely to do the same. But what’s the reason behind this company’s incredible success? Analyzing adidas’ decisions, activities and future visions especially in its marketing and branding indicates what is standing behind it.

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Infosys: Follow mother goose

What have a butterfly, ants and geese in common? No, that’s not the beginning of a bad joke. That’s Intersys’ smart visualization of their outstanding services on the interface of digital and talent transformation. Here Intersys goes further: People should not only use the technology but become better.

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The innovation award ceremony was first held in Düsseldorf/Germany, where major technology leaders from different branches were honored.

On May 9th, in the presence of 300 business-leaders and the guest of honor, the all-time-heavyweight-boxchampion Dr. Wladimir Klitschko, the ceremony took place.

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The  award World Technology Leader and 
the inquiry and voting process is organized by Diana Research Pte. Ltd./Singapore. The market intelligence and research company, specialised on the identification and analyses of leading companies worldwide.

Its services and rankings are used by renowned international media companies as well as universities and research institutes.

Chairman of the WTL Award is Michael Oelmann, longtime editor in chief of the German business magazin Wirtschaftsblatt and former chairman of the Family Company Owners Association Die Familienunternehmer in NRW. 


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