Ideas moving us forward

Five categories, five chances

You can apply for and win the bauma innovation award in these categories:

  • Machinery
  • Components, Digital Systems
  • Construction Work, Construction Method, Construction Process
  • Science, Research
  • Design

 

The innovations must be related to the construction equipment, building material and mining equipment industry or the construction or building materials industry. The jury evaluates above all criteria as sustainability and the practical use of the innovations.

Please see terms of participation under Apply here.
Please see evaluation critera listed in the category descriptions.

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Category 1 | Machinery

Companies may submit their application in this category if they offer new developments in the field of mobile or stationary machines and systems used in the construction industry, in building trade, in the building materials industry or the mining sector, or if the new machines are used for producing, refining, processing, conveying or packaging building materials.

The category is open to all exhibitors of bauma 2019.

Evaluation criteria (in no specific order):

  • Degree of innovation
  • Practical use and user benefits
  • Humanisation of working environments
  • Contribution to environmental protection, energy and/or resource efficiency
  • Economic potential
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Category 2 | Components, Digital Systems

New, modified or additional functionalities in machinery components are crucial success factors for the machine to be successful on the market. You should apply in category 2 if you have developed new components for construction equipment, building material plants or mining equipment which improve the operational performance of the machine. In addition to the classic components such as drives, sensors or control systems the category also includes new developments in the area of digitization of machines and plants.

The category is open to all exhibitors of bauma 2019.

Evaluation criteria, please see category 1

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Category 3 | Construction Work, Construction Method, Construction Process

Requirements for construction works are growing continuously. To meet these requirements, especially in view of digitization, new construction processes must be developed and implemented while using optimal building materials. Companies offering innovative solutions in this area should apply here.

The category is open to members of HDB, ZDB and BBS only.

Evaluation criteria (in no specific order):

  • Degree of innovation
  • Economic potential
  • Degree of digitization
  • Contribution to environmental protection, energy and/or resource efficiency
  • Aesthetics and appearance of the building
  • Construction of the building
  • Realisation requirements of the building (logistics, schedule)
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Category 4 | Science, Research

Without research there would be no progress. Research is the basis for companies to compete with their products and services on the world market. The category aims to attract research institutes, universities, institutes of higher education and/or companies which should present research results of high practical use having already been tried on or implemented successfully in construction machines, building material plants or mining equipment or in construction or building processes or might so in the future.

The category is open to research institutes, universities, institutes of higher education or bauma 2019 exhibitors eligible to apply under categories 1 to 3, that do research in the field of construction, building material or mining equipment and/or in the field of construction or mining processes and/or methods.

Evaluation criteria, please see category 1

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Category 5 | Design

Design is more than engineering and construction. Design is happening when form meets function. A good shape of a product underlines its emotional attraction and its individuality. Design influences the developments of construction equipment, building material plants and mining equipment. If you have to offer a new development here, you should apply in this category.

The category is open to exhibitors of bauma 2019 and research institutes, universities and institutes of higher education. Applications here can be submitted in addition to applications in category 1,2,4 or separately.

Evaluation criteria (in no specific order):

  • Degree of innovation
  • Aesthetics and appearance
  • Form meets function
  • Ergonomics
  • Emotion
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