World Technology Leader: Nomination Process opened

With the start of 2020 not only a new year but also a new round for the next award winners was initiated.

The nomination committee is formed by 26 winners of the innovation award, scientists and journalists. They are now meeting monthly on a video conference, to survey the incoming applications and choose the 12 winning candidates. An international public CEO voting will take place in the middle of April 2020.

“We are very pleased to have the honor and be confronted with such substantial innovations, technologies, and companies – we are proud”.

Michael Oelmann
[founder of the award & member of the committee]

The first 50 applications are already examined. On the one hand, these come from the ongoing company analyses of the research agency Diana Research itself, on the other hand from suggestions from the circle of 26 committee members.

The finalists for the international public vote from mid-April and who will be honored at the upcoming ceremony in Innsbruck / Austria on 22 April in front of around 300 top leaders will be announced in the coming weeks. As soon as the nominated 2020 will be presented.

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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