The Innovation World Cup Series is the world’s leading open innovation platform that accelerates breakthrough innovations and connects techpreneurs with international corporations. The Innovation World Cup supports hundreds of startups, scaleups, and innovative SMEs every year to stand out, to connect with valuable tech and business partners 365 days a year and create worldwide visibility for their solutions. The World Cup was initiated by Navispace GmbH in 2003.
Taking place in Europe, Asia, and the United States, the World Cup brings together players from different industries to generate new ideas, markets and sustainable innovation ecosystems. The Innovation World Cup provides access to techpreneurs and leading developer communities, experts from research and industry, and tech clusters.
With 20 years of successful competitions, the Innovation World Cup Series acts as the catalyst for future innovations connecting innovative entrepreneurs, developer communities, and industry partners like STMicroelectronics, Google, Intel, Ericsson, Swisscom, Texas Instruments, Samsung Semiconductor, Bluetooth SIG, MediaTek Laboratories, and many more.
The Innovation World Cup Series has an impressive track record in introducing new breakthrough technologies and solutions in the market, building up new ecosystems, and identifying and promoting the coming stars. Every year the Innovation World Cup reaches more than 750,000 Techpreneurs worldwide through an established network of over 45 regional and global partners.
Trailblazers like Upright, Tado, Enso, Tosibox, Holo Builder, StehoMe, GaitUp, Radiobotics and other top techpreneurs made history after debuting at the Innovation World Cup Series.
A panel of international industry experts selects the best solutions based on their level of innovation, marketability, sustainability, and usability.
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