Munich, 26th of November 2018 – The  10th IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® was an extraordinary edition, with almost 500 ground-breaking submissions from all over the world registering to the leading innovation competition in the Internet of Things. The international panel of judges had a very difficult task of selecting the top finalists due to the high level of innovation and the quality of submissions of the 10th IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® contestants  across the categories industry, healthcare, gaming & lifestyle, and sport & fitness.

These techpreneurs will become the future stars in IoT. They will showcase their innovative solutions at the official pitch and award ceremony to be held in Munich on February 5th 2019 at the 33rd WT|Wearable Technologies EUROPE 2019.

The 4 category winners and the winners of the AiQ Smart Clothing Special Prize and the EBV IOT HERO Award of the 10th IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® will be announced in the midst of the who is who of the wearables industry and innovation experts coming from all around the globe to the leading event for wearable and connected devices.

“STMicroelectronics has been a partner of the Innovation World Cup Series for more than 10 years. The quality and degree of innovation of this year´s  Innovation World Cup was outstanding and the submissions also reflect our focus on industrial IoT solutions ,” said Andrea Onetti, Analog MEMS Sensor Group VP and MEMS Sensor Division GM, STMicroelectronics, “we are already looking forward to connect with them and to support them in their next steps to succeed in the market”.

The 22 nominated finalists across four categories and 2 special prizes of Innovation World Cup® Series’ partners EBV Elektronik, AIQ Smart Clothing will present their solutions at ISPO Munich during the 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2019 Europe.

The 22 finalists to keep an eye on in 2019 are (in alphabetical order per company name):

Top Innovators Industry:

  • Proxxi by Proxxi (Canada)
  • Smart Paddock- Smart tags for livestock by Smart Paddock (Australia)
  • Digital Iris by Viewpointsystem GmbH (Austria)
  • VYOOCAM by Vyoocam (United States)

Top Innovators Healthcare:

  • Elvie Pump by Elvie (United Kingdom)
  • Moio. The smart care patch by MOIO GmbH (Germany)
  • Popit Smart Pill Reminder by Popit (Finland)
  • Tarilian Laser Technologies By Tarilian Laser Technologies (United Kingdom)

Top Innovators Sport & Fitness:

  • Skiiot-Join the skiing revolution by Exiops OY (Finland)
  • onTracks’ GuideWatches by onTracks (France)
  • Racefox Digital Coach by Racefox (Sweden)
  • VitaScale by VitaScale GmbH (Germany)

Top Innovators Gaming & Lifestyle:

  • EiButton NFP bio natural by 4 Freeway® gGmbH i.Gr. (Germany)
  • Star MATE by Future Wave Technologies PVT. LTD. (India)
  • ORA-X: Disrupting Mobile Music by Optinvent (France)
  • Xenxo S-Ring – The world’s smartest smart wearable by RajMall Inventives Private Limited (India)

Finalists AiQ Smart Clothing Special Prize:

  • ANAXEOS by ANAXEOS (Finland)
  • Fetal Master Caution(R) by HealthWatch LTD (Israel)
  • re.flex – Recovery made simple by Kineto Tech Rehab (Romania)
  • Smart Heart Monitoring Underwear by Myant Inc. (Canada)


  • ARION by ARION (Netherlands)
  • High-IoT / Akita by High-IoT (Israel)
  • Popit Smart Pill Reminder by Popit (Finland)
  • Digital Iris by Viewpointsystem GmbH (Austria)

As these technological innovations will radically change businesses and also lives, also the public has a say in who will become the “Public Vote winner” of the 10th IOT/WT Innovation World Cup®! For online voting, go to:

Be sure to join us on February 5th at the 10th IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® pitch and award ceremony during the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2019 EUROPE at ISPO, where our finalists will present their solutions live on stage and the winners will be awarded!!

Don’t miss the chance to meet them, connect with these international innovators and get a hands-on experience of their revolutionary solutions in the exhibition area of ISPO, at the WT|Wearable Technologies booth in Hall C6.

For further information on the ceremony, please visit:

Stay tuned, more news coming soon!

Behind the scenes – the Innovation World Cup® Series             

The 10th IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® is part of Innovation World Cup® Series, the largest open innovation platform worldwide that supports breakthrough innovations to become reality.

The IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® was initiated by Navispace AG in 2003. Current partners include STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, Gore Innovation, Gemalto, AiQ Smart Clothing, VARTA Microbattery, and Cicor Group. A panel of industry experts selects the most promising solutions based on criteria such as level of innovation, marketability, and usability. Participation is free of charge.

Further partners include StartupCon, WT | Wearable Technologies, Kickstarter, CSEM, AlpICT, ACCIO, Business OULU, G2 Startups, Gate Garching, Wolves Summit, EYIF, IoT Catalan Alliance, Medical Valley, UnternehmerTUM, Team Côte D’Azur, French Côte D’Azur, Innovative City, Innovability, CENSIS, MEDICA, InnMind, ISPO, Polar Bear Pitching, MIT Enterprise Forum Poland, Technoport, THINGS Stockholm, Munich Startup, Engerati, InfoShare, IFJ, IT2Industry, Paris Region Entreprises, Disruptive Week Milan, GZDN, INN.KUBATOR, TechBBQ, TAITRA, Hong Kong Science, Technology Park, Government of Canada, Cluster Digital, IOT Business News, and many more.

Further information about IOT/WT Innovation World Cup®:

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