Logo April 03 – 05, 2022, Berlin, TITANIC Chaussee Berlin

Tech.AD Europe Award 2022

Take your chance and apply for the annual Tech.AD Europe Award now!


The Tech.AD Europe Award exclusively honors extraordinary projects in the automotive industry and celebrates exceptional solutions & innovations. Our expert jury will review the applications and nominate the best projects. Taking place on the main stage of the Tech.AD Europe, the award ceremony will bring the nominees the recognition they deserve during a live-voting session with the largest community of autonomous driving decision-makers in Europe.


Apply now: Get the recognition you and your company deserve!


Award Ceremony: Celebrating the best automotive driving projects at the Tech.AD Europe Award Ceremony



April 04, 2021 20:00 at the Networking Dinner



Titanic Chaussee Hotel, Berlin


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Award Benefits

Industry-wide recognition

during the Tech.AD Europe Award Ceremony where all key autonomous driving stakeholders in Europe will be represented.

Media attention

through a Tech.AD Award press release, social media post and media exposure for all the winners, as well as during the ceremony

Boost your project

and foster enthusiasm of your efforts among your colleagues, employees, management and team members.

Help a good cause

as we will select a charity on behalf of the winners and exclusively donate 1.000 € to support their individual projects

Tech.AD Europe Award

trophy and certificate to proudly display in your office

Tech.AD Europe Award logo

available to include on all your marketing materials

Award Categories

CATEGORY 1 – Most Innovative Use of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in the Development of Autonomous Vehicles & Respective Technologies

CATEGORY 2 – Most Outstanding Autonomous Vehicle Technology Innovation of the Year

CATEGORY 3 – Most Advanced Real-Life Testing & Simulation Techniques in Autonomous Driving

Evaluation Criteria

  • INNOVATION – How innovative or unique is the approach?
  • SIMPLICITY – How easy is the project to realize and to maintain?
  • ACHIEVEMENT – What has been improved through the implementation?
  • MATURITY – Is the approach ready to use?
  • COST EFFECTIVENESS – What is the balance of development costs and savings

Facts at a glance


July 2021 – March 09, 2022: Submit your project by filling in the online application form


March 09 – 18: Our expert jury will review all the applications


March 18, 2022: The nominees will be announced and asked to prepare a short video presenting their AV projects. The video should be submitted before March 25, 2022.


April 04, 2022: The winners of the Tech.AD Europe Award will be announced during a live-voting session

The Winner of the Tech.AD Europe Award 2021

The proud winner of the Tech.AD Europe Award 2021 in the category ‘Most Innovative Use of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in the Development of Autonomous Vehicles & Respective Technologies’ was Algolux and their Eos Robust Perception Software. In the second category, ‘Most Outstanding Autonomous Vehicle Technology Innovation of the Year’ Bright Way Vision’s Visdom was voted first place. The third category ‘Most Advanced Real-Life Testing & Simulation Techniques in Autonomous Driving’ was won by ALP.Lab GmbH with their Traffic Monitoring as Source of Training Data for Autonomous Vehicles.

Congratulations to Algolux, Bright Way Vision and ALP.Lab GmbH for winning the Tech.AD Europe Award 2021!

The Winners of 2021

Most Innovative Use of AI & ML in the Development of AV & Respective Technologies

WINNER! Algolux: Eos Embedded Perception Software

Delivering a comprehensive portfolio of embedded perception capabilities with next-generation robustness and scalability, Eos provides vision systems teams with the quickest path to safe and reliable driver-assist and autonomy capabilities.

2nd Place! Cepton Technologies: Nova Lidar

Nova is a path-breaking lidar with an unprecedented combination of wide FOV, compact size, low power consumption and low cost, finally providing automotive OEMs a viable cost-effective sensor for proximity detection around vehicles, thereby substantially advancing the safety of state-of-the-art ADAS applications.

3rd Place! Vueron Technology: LiDAR only autonomous driving

Vueron made the world’s first LiDAR only autonomous driving system and moves forward to make a LiDAR solution for a safer world.

Most Outstanding Autonomous Vehicle Technology Innovation of the Year

WINNER! Bright Way Vision: Visdom

Bright Way Vision is the only technology that enables autonomous vehicles to see throughout the full spectrum of visibility conditions, while being completely safe and cost effective.

2nd Place! Algolux: Atlas Camera Optimization Suite

Atlas is the only camera ISP optimization solution commercially available, enabling vision teams to scale their limited resources, reduce costs, and shrink development time for quicker time to market – a game-changer for developers of vision systems.

3rd Place! DriveU.auto: Autonomous Vehicle Connectivity Platform

DriveU.auto delivers the high quality, reliable and low latency connectivity needed to enable autonomous vehicles deployment at scale through teleoperation.

Most Advanced Real-Life Testing & Simulation Techniques in Autonomous Driving

WINNER! ALP.Lab GmbH: Traffic Monitoring as Source of Training Data for Autonomous Vehicles

The enormous amount of time and expense involved in collecting training data for ADAS/AD development can be dramatically reduced by this new and sustainable lidar perception based technique focused on specific roads and environments likely to generate the most diverse and difficult driving environments.

2nd Place! FIVE AI LTD: StreetWise by FIVE

The most advanced SAE Level4 project to have been completed in Europe, in the toughest ODD (mixed traffic on busy public roads in London), carrying members of the public in a robotaxi demonstration (rail station to business park) to remove them from their private, single occupancy cars.

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Terms & Conditions


No applications for the Tech.AD Europe Award will be considered after March 09, 2022. All details must be submitted in English. The submitted application should be related to an AD project at your company. Only projects that have been implemented or are already in an implementation phase are being considered. The implementation of the project must not date back longer than 2 years. Projects that have been awarded the Tech.AD Europe Award before may not apply again. The jury will only consider applicants who have completed the award application with all required details and will nominate projects for each category. Decisions of the jury are final and may not be disputed. The jury will adhere to our award guidelines. By submitting your application, you agree to the terms & conditions of we.CONECT.


All nominees will be asked to prepare a 2 minute-long video showcasing their project. Style, format and content can be based on individual/corporate design. The video will be shown live on stage at the award ceremony on April 04, 2022. Failure to provide a video/presentation may result in disqualification. All nominees must attend the award ceremony or send a representative.


Besides being used for evaluation purposes, the information provided by applicants may be published on further channels by we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH. We reserve the right to publish your project under your name and company name respectively. It is therefore advisable to ensure that all submissions are fully approved by your organization before applying.

Your Contact Person for the Tech.AD Europe Award

Sarah Schubert
Marketing Manager
Automotive Smart Mobility Series
Phone: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 268
Email: sarah.schubert@we-conect.com

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