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bauma Innovation Award 2022 – Fifteen innovations compete for first place

The nominees have been determined. A jury of experts selected the fifteen innovations nominated for the award from 41 finalists out of an original 133 entries.

Messe München and VDMA, together with the construction trade associations HDB, ZDB and bbs, are awarding the prize for the thirteenth time. The competition was launched last year with the new categories of climate protection and digitalisation, and the categories of mechanical engineering, construction and research are back in the running.

Trade press visitors to the Media Dialogue on 21st and 22nd June in Munich will have the opportunity to cast their votes online from 8th to 13th September, which will be included in the overall evaluation. All nominees will be presented on the eve of bauma, on October 23rd, 2022, in the Max Joseph Hall in the Munich Residence, and the five innovations with the highest number of points will be awarded the prize.

The jury evaluates the entries based on criteria that are significant for the industry and its future. These include how practice-oriented a solution is or what economic potential it offers. Increasing digitalisation plays just as much a role as environmental protection aspects, sustainability, resource efficiency or the humanisation of the workplace.

The following entries have been nominated for the bauma Innovation Award 2022:

Category 1 Climate protection

  • The Benninghoven REVOC System – Catalyst for asphalt mixing plants, BENNINGHOVEN – Branch of Wirtgen Mineral Technologies GmbH
  • Minus CO2 -building materials – renewable, better, economical, carbonauten GmbH
  • Hydrogen-powered excavator, Liebherr France SAS

Category 2 Digitalisation

  • Haptic collision avoidance, Bosch Rexroth AG
  • One common digital language for construction sites, MiC 4.0 Machines in Construction
  • MESH Technology, Mesh AG

Category 3 Mechanical engineering

  • Ammann 3D Compactor eAPX 68/95, Ammann Verdichtung GmbH
  • Built Robotics Exosystem™, Built Robotics Inc.
  • Continuous advance, Herrenknecht AG

Category 4 Building

  • Process tracking system b.navigate, BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH
  • TSB – Transport System Bögl – rethinking local transport, Max Bögl
  • CPC – Carbon Pre-stressed Concrete, Holcim (Deutschland) GmbH

Category 5 Research

  • ROBETON, Individualized Production, RWTH Aachen University
  • Site Execution System, TU Dresden – Institute for Mechatronic Engineering
  • Deep Sea Sampling, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology Mechanical Engineering Institute

Press information of the nominees as well as their videos are available via the link www.bauma-innovationspreis.de.

The competition is a joint project under the auspices of the VDMA Construction – Equipment and Plant Engineering, Messe München, the Federation of the German Construction Industry (HDB), the German Construction Confederation (ZDB) and the German Building Materials Association (bbs).

With the Media Dialogue in June, the international trade press had the opportunity to conduct interviews with exhibitors and find out about new products and processes at “table talks” a good four months before the start of the fair.