Who can apply?
How can I submit my application?
Is it possible to submit several products or projects for the The smarter E AWARD?
What are the evaluation criteria?
Who decides on the award?
What can I win?
What is the benefit of the The smarter E AWARD?
Does entering the The smarter E AWARD competition cost anything?
When and how will the finalists and winners be announced?
Who can I contact for further information?
Applications are welcome from all Intersolar, ees, Power2Drive and EM-Power 2018 Exhibitors. Applications are also welcome from 2017 exhibitors of Intersolar India, Intersolar South America and Intersolar Middle East. Not only the exhibitors themselves, but also any companies they are affiliated with may participate. This includes all companies in a group of affiliated companies (parent company and subsidiaries).In the category Outstanding Projects, project owners (= the legal proprietor of the complete installation) are now also eligible to participate. More
Applications can only be submitted online via the AWARD Portal. In order to gain access to the AWARD Portal, it is necessary to register. After registering, you will receive your personal access data for the AWARD Portal. You can use this portal to submit and edit your application during the submission period. Registration is also possible outside of the submission period. As a registered participant, you will never miss any appointments or deadlines. We will keep you up-to-date and you will receive timely emails with all important information and reminders about the The smarter E AWARD.
Prize winners are selected using a two-stage selection process. First, a body of recognized experts selects the best entries (finalists) in each of the categories from all those submitted. An independent panel of judges made up of representatives from research, science, industry and the trade press then chooses this year’s winners from among the finalists.
Up to three winners will be selected from the list of finalists, and up to five winners will be awarded in the Outstanding Projects category. All winners receive a certificate and a trophy. The winners will also receive a signet as well as a comprehensive marketing package, which they can use to present their award in an effective manner. Even before the prize is awarded, all finalists benefit from the organizers’ comprehensive communication measures, which make the innovations known to the general public. Participating in the AWARD is worthwhile in any case!
There is no prize money. The winners receive a trophy and have the right to use the AWARD signet in their advertising. The advantage of the AWARD signet is its neutrality and independence, the professional expertise it represents, and the associated marketing effect. An important advantage for finalists and winners is the high marketing value of the Award.
Yes, there is a participation fee for exhibitors. Be a First Mover and benefit from reduced participation fees.
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The finalists will be selected and announced in April 2018. All finalists will be informed personally. The AWARD winners will be announced and honored on June 20, 2018 as part of a festive, high-profile award ceremony at The smarter E Europe in Munich. The winners will be informed of their success at the award ceremony and will not receive any prior notification.