Thank you for an unforgetable night
The OOTB.NRW Award is part of
A total of over 100 startups were nominated. An expert jury and a parallel online voting with more than 6,000 participants selected twelve finalists who competed before a jury for the pitch final. At the same time, the final was also voted on by an online audience.
The jury of the OUT OF THE BOX.NRW Award consisted of Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister of Economic Affairs and Digitization of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, the CEO of NRW.BANK, Eckhard Forst, international venture capitalists and industry experts.
Thank you too all for this awesome award show. Hope to see you all next year to the Out of the Box.NRW Award 2021.
The winner of OUT OF THE BOX.NRW and the associated prize money of 25,000 euros is Motion Miners:
The startup has the goal to develop the leading analysis tool for manual work processes. The company relies on wearables and beacons to anonymously record activities and process steps and to automatically analyze them with the help of an artificial intelligence developed in-house. Based on this technology, MotionMiners GmbH offers services and an analysis platform for the process analysis of manual performance processes in Industry 4.0.
The second place with a prize money of 15.000 € goes to ViSenSys
The startup company develops intelligent observation systems that count, for example, passengers in public transport. Possible applications for the automation of human observation are not only limited to public transport, but can also be used in the manufacturing industry for the quality control of products.
Third place and therefore 10.000 € go to ForkOn
The startup offers a cloud-based software solution for the central management and optimization of forklift truck fleets. Intelligent algorithms evaluate the data of the forklift trucks across manufacturers, create transparency, provide concrete recommendations for action and thus optimize their use.