The starting shot for submissions for the Innovation Prize of the Supplier Industry for Concrete Components 2019 has sounded. Interested companies are invited to submit their documentation by 30 November 2018. Prizes will be awarded for exemplary products, processes and services that offer manufacturers of concrete components the cutting edge in competition for streamlined, cost-efficient and customized building. Essential selection criteria are the degree of innovation and the originality of the proposal, its relevance for the precast concrete industry, as well as the market and application potential.
New developments from the following sectors will be judged in the competition: manufacturing technology and product handling, machine and plant engineering, reinforcement and fixing technology, concrete technology, automation and services.
Eligibility for participation is offered to companies and research facilities in the engineering, software and supplier industries for concrete components whose innovations at the time of submission are not older than two years, and for which proprietary rights and/or usufructuary rights have been granted.
This competition has been sponsored since 2002 by FBF Betondienst GmbH, the organizers of the BetonTage, jointly with the specialist medium BFT International. The objective of the competition is to draw attention to the significance of innovations for the precast concrete industry and to offer a platform for the innovation potential of the supplier industry. The awards will be presented within the context of the 63rd BetonTage in Neu-Ulm, Germany, on 19 February 2019.
The submission requirements as well as detailed information are available upon request from FBF Betondienst GmbH (see below, CONTACT).