Ideas moving us forward


An international jury of representatives from research, industry and the trade press nominate three innovations in each category.

The jury evaluates promising developments that are future-capable, cost-efficient and offer a high practical benefit that contribute towards energy and resource-efficiency, humanization of the workplace and digitization.



Panel of experts

Prof. Georgios Anagnostou

Professor for Tunneling, ETH, Zurich

Dipl.-Ing. Dirk Bennje

Member of the Board of VDBUM-Association

Prof. Dr. Ing. Marcus Geimer (tbc)

Chair in Mobile Machinery, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Prof. Dag Holmgren

Designer MSD, DH Industrial Design, Jönköping

Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing.Dr.techn. Gerald Goger

Institute for Interdiciplinary Construction Process Management, Vienna University of Technology

Dr. Ing. Ulrich Palzer (tbc)

IAB Weimar, Institute for Applied Building Research

Enrico Prandini

CECE President

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Raupach

ibac, Institute for Construction Research, Building Preservation and Polymer Composites, RWTH Aachen University

Prof. Dr. Ing. Jan Scholten

Research Group for OFF-Road Machines (BMT), Bochum Ruhr University

Nadja Teoharova

Assistant Director, EIC European International Contractors, Berlin

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Thewes

Institute for Tunnelling and Construction Management, Bochum Ruhr-University

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. H. Tudeshki (tbc)

Institute of Mining, Department of Surface Mining and International Mining, Clausthal University of Technology

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Will

Endowed Chair of Construction Machines, Institute of Fluid Power, Dresden University of Technology

Univ. Prof. Dr. Ing. Josef Zimmermann

Chair in Construction Process Management, Munich University of Technology

Editors of the International Trade Press

Participants of the bauma media dialogue 2019

Representatives of the organisations supporting the innovation award

Dr.-Ing. Gunther Abolins

Managing Director, Stetter GmbH

Collin Davis

Chief Representative and Senior Executive Officer and Executive Director Capital Goods Shows, Messe München GmbH

Dipl.-Ing Rudolf Domscheid

Managing Director ZDB

Simeon Eichmann

Head of Research and Development, Leonhard Weiss GmbH & Co KG

Stephan J. Eirich

Managing Partner, Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG

Christian Engelke

Managing Director, bbs

Werner Glatz

Member of the Managing Board, Herrenknecht AG

Dipl.-Ing. Günther Hardock

Managing Director, Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH

Friedrich Herdan

Associate and CEO, Lasco Umformtechnik GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Adolf Kugelmann

Managing Director, ABS Kugelmann GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Johann Sailer

Managing Partner, GEDA-Dechenreiter GmbH & Co KG

Joachim Schmid

Managing Director, VDMA Construction Equipment and Engineering Plants and VDMA Mining

Dipl.-Ing. Reiner Schulz

Technical Director, Ammann Verdichtung GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Dirk Siewert

Head of Civil Engineering and Construction Technology, HDB

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