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Tech.AD Europe Award 2021

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Tech.AD EUROPE AWARD 2021

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.

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WHAT

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

WHEN

July 01, 2021 20:00 at the Networking Dinner

WHERE

Titanic Chaussee Hotel, Berlin

Tech.AD Europe
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 2021

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

SUBMISSION

March 2021 – May 22th: Submit your project by filling in the online application form

REVIEW

May 22 – 29: Our expert jury will review all the applications

NOMINATION

June 01, 2021: The nominees will be announced and asked to prepare a short video presenting their AV projects. The video should be submitted before June 14, 2021.

CEREMONY

July 01, 2021: The winners of the Tech.AD Europe Award will be announced during a live-voting session

The Winner of the Tech.AD Europe Award 2020

The proud winner of the Tech.AD Europe Award 2020 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’ Velodyne Lidar’s Velabit™ – a $100 ADAS lidar sensor was voted first place. The third category ‘Most Advanced Real-Life Testing & Simulation Techniques in Autonomous Driving’ was won by atlatec with the scenario database for simulation: combining real-world map and traffic data for better virtual validation.

Congratulations to algolux, Velodyne Lidar and atlatec for winning the 3rd Tech.AD Europe Award 2020!

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

Winner

ALGOLUX

Eos Robust Perception Software

2nd Place

ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN

Active Monitoring using Reinforcement Learning

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

Winner

VELODYNE LIDAR

Velabit™ – a $100 ADAS lidar sensor

2nd Place

HORIZON ROBOTICS

Horizon Matrix Autonomous Driving Computing Platform

3rd Place

VALENS

VA608x Chipset Family

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

Winner

ATLATEC

Scenario Database for Simulation: Combining Real-World Map and Traffic Data for better Virtual Validation

2nd Place

HELLA AGLAIA

Traffic Sign Verifier

Tech.AD Europe 2020 Award Jury

Tech.AD Europe Award Charity Partner 2020: aff Galerie e.V.

aff Galerie is a non-profit photography gallery located in Friedrichshain, Berlin. Run by a collective of photographers from varied backgrounds, it is a platform for contemporary photography that showcases the work of emerging, upcoming and established artists.

The gallery provides a space for networking and helps to promote the projects of national and international photographers. The members of the collective showcase their own projects and work on collaborative projects.

Due to the non-commercial mission of the gallery, aff Galerie is independent in the selection and curation of its shows. The exhibitions are put together by the collective’s members with the support of well-known curators.

Tech.AD Europe Award
Terms & Conditions

Application

No applications for the Tech.AD Europe Award will be considered after May 22th, 2021. 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.

Nomination

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 July 01, 2021. Failure to provide a video/presentation may result in disqualification. All nominees must attend the award ceremony or send a representative.

Publication

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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