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Digital Logistics Award 2019 

Digital Logistics Award

Create Your Future Digital Business

The maker spirit is yours? Set the benchmark für digital logistics

Take part in the Digital Logistics Award. Present your innovative digital logistics solution for the fields of production, trade, automotive, farm & food, mobility or the financial sector or for any other sectors and let your business idea become reality. With this award, Digital Hub Logistics would like to recognize, honour and promote creative business solutions for digital working environments in logistics. Why not apply and take part in shaping this digital transformation. The Digital Logistics Award is one of the most substantial awards in the logistics start-up scene. The eight finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas in front of more than 500 decision-makers from the logistics industry at the Future Congress Logistics 2019 in Dortmund.

And this is what you could win!

1st prize: 15.000 Euro

2nd prize: 8.000 Euro

3rd prize: 3.000 Euro

Each winner receives a free ticket for the international Supply Chain Conference, Berlin (3,600 participants) and the opportunity to present the company in the Innovation Lounge. In addition, the winners will take part in a Meet & Greet with media representatives. Anyone who gets into the finals is already a winner. These teams will each receive two free tickets to participate in the Future Congress Logistics 2019, Dortmund, the free use of an exhibition area during the congress and the opportunity to make contact with 500 decision-makers in the logistics industry.

Who can participate?

The Digital Logistics Award addresses start-ins, start-ups, and idea generators from in the field of logistics. Start-ins are innovation teams within a logistics and/or production company that develop a digital service or a digital product beyond the existing range of services in their company.

Important: start-in teams should have the freedom to make their own decisions, have responsibility for their own work, and have their own budget. Start-ups may participate up to 3 years after they were founded (foundation year 2016). Idea generators and inventors should have a mature product or business idea in the field of logistics.

What should the applicaion look like?

We expect creative applications including a short video (maximum one minute) and a pitch deck (ten PPT slides – see FAQs). It is not important whether the video is recorded on mobile phones or filmed by professionals with a screenplay. It just needs to be short! Very much according to the „Elevator Pitch“ tradition, we would like to know exactly what makes your idea so special for and with logistics. What problem do you solve? What is the composition of your team? How long have you been on the market? You can find a catalogue of all the criteria in our FAQs.

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Die Jury

Eine Expertenjury aus Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft hat im Vorfeld alle Bewerbungen geprüft und im Anschluss die acht Finalteilnehmer ausgewählt, die ihr Projekt im Rahmen des Kongresses in einem fünfminütigen Pitch vorstellen durften. Zur Jury gehörten Miriam Kröger (Next Logistics Accelerator), Ingrid Hiesinger (Revotech), Julia Miosga (Bitkom), Dr. Ronald Kriedel (Centrum für Entrepreneurship & Transfer der Technischen Universität Dortmund), Dr. Stefan Peters (Rhenus) und Karolin Hewelt (Hub Agency/RCKT).