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Press release | Institutional
Paris, 23 July 2018 – The brand new Digital Industry Award, which takes place for the first time this October, has selected 12 start-ups for the shortlist, based on their creativity and ability to fulfill the industrial needs of companies.
The Digital Industry Award, which are organized by Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, and Siemens, a global engineering leader, in partnership with the CEA, support the digital revolution players in the fields of the industry, construction and energy. Following the announcement of the start-up competition in May, a total of 78 projects have been submitted, from which 12 teams have been retained by a jury made up of experts from Atos, Siemens and the CEA. These finalists will participate in the ultimate stage, and be mentored by individuals from Atos and Siemens to develop their solution, using MindSphere, Siemens' IoT operating system.
The most innovative start-ups have been selected in four different categories: Smart Energy, Smart Building, Smart Product and Smart Plant. The winners of each category will be announced at the Digital Industry Summit, held in Paris on October 16. Based on cutting-edge technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and IoT, the appointed projects respond to several needs from different fields. The 12 startups elected for the competition are as follows:
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.