bauma ‘Innovation Award 2022’ kicks off on 3 May 2021

Published 10/5 at 11:50

The Innovation Award will be presented at the bauma from 24-30 October, 2022, which is traditionally the opening event of the trade fair week. The award will be ‘kicked off’ on the 3 May 2021.

The entry process starts on 3 May and ends on 3 September 2021. All the necessary information concerning the terms and conditions of participation is available at:  Applicants can submit their documents via the form on the web portal from 3 May onwards. In order to reflect technical progress and social as well as political developments, the interested parties are advised of the following categories:

Category 1: Climate protection

Category 2: Digitalisation

Category 3: Mechanical engineering

Category 4: Building

Category 5: Research


VDMA Construction - Equipment and Plant Engineering and VDMA Mining, together with Messe München and the partner associations HDB, ZDB and bbs, are conducting the multi stage application process and hosting the awards ceremony at the Court Church of All Saints in Munich. Martina Scherbel, project manager of the bauma Innovation Award, will be happy to answer any questions concerning participation and procedures (, +49 69 6603 1257).

VDMA represents around 3,300 German and European companies in the mechanical and plant engineering industry. This innovative industry is export oriented and predominantly made up of SMEs, employing around four million people in Europe, including more than a million in Germany alone.

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