Successful participation in the German Industry Innovation Awards
Voith represents hydropower technology
At the German Industry Innovation Awards 2014, Voith presented its environmentally friendly, compact turbine StreamDiver® and represented hydropower in the competition as innovative technology. The awards were presented last Saturday as part of a festive gala in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Voith Hydro's entry into the Innovation Awards gained it a place in the top 4 of the large enterprises category, fending off more than 300 rivals, and in the final it was only beaten by BMW. The remaining competitors included other well-known companies, such as Airbus and Bayer.
This year marked the 33rd time the German Industry Innovation Awards, the first innovation awards in the world, have been granted. They honour the most important achievements of German industry of scientific, technical, entrepreneurial and intellectual innovation in four categories. The awards are organized by the F.A.Z. Institute and are under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs.