Shortlist announced for Bauma Innovation Award

By Mike Hayes13 September 2022

A jury of experts has selected 15 entries as the final shortlist for the Bauma Innovation Awards.

Image: Messe München

The announcement was made by the VDMA, the German construction equipment and plant engineering association, which jointly awards the prize with Bauma organiser, Messe München.

This year’s award was launched in 2021, with two new categories, climate protection and digitalisation.

On October 23, nominees will attend the Max Joseph Hall in the Munich Residence, and the highest-scoring innovation from each category will be awarded the prize.

The judging panel, which comprised Messe Munchen, VDMA and the trade associations HDB, ZDB and BBS, first cut the 133 entries to 41 finalists, before creating the shortlist of 15.

The remaining entries nominated for the Bauma Innovation Award 2022 are:

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
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