Tech.AD Europe Award

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The Tech.AD Europe Award exclusively honors extraordinary projects in the automotive industry and celebrates exceptional solutions & innovations. Our expert jury will review the applications and choose the best projects. Taking place on the main stage of the Tech.AD Europe, the award ceremony will bring the winners the recognition they deserve with the largest community of autonomous driving decision-makers in Europe.


Apply now: Get the recognition you and your company deserve!


Award Ceremony: Celebrating the best automotive driving projects at the Tech.AD Europe Award Ceremony



March 11, 2024 End of Event Day 1



Titanic Chaussee Hotel, Berlin


Tech.AD Europe
Award Benefits

Industry-wide recognition

during the Tech.AD Europe Award Ceremony where all key autonomous driving stakeholders in Europe will be represented.

Media attention

through a Tech.AD Award press release, social media post and media exposure for all the winners, as well as during the ceremony

Boost your project

and foster enthusiasm of your efforts among your colleagues, employees, management and team members.

Help a good cause

as we will select a charity on behalf of the winners and exclusively donate 1.000 € to support their individual projects

Tech.AD Europe Award

trophy and certificate to proudly display in your office

Tech.AD Europe Award logo

available to include on all your marketing materials


Evaluation Criteria

  • INNOVATION – How innovative or unique is the approach?
  • SIMPLICITY – How easy is the project to realize and to maintain?
  • ACHIEVEMENT – What has been improved through the implementation?
  • MATURITY – Is the approach ready to use?
  • COST EFFECTIVENESS – What is the balance of development costs and savings

Facts at a glance


April 08, 2023 – February 02, 2024: Submit your project by filling in the online application form


February 02 – 11: Our expert jury will review all the applications


February 12, 2024: The winners will be informed and asked to prepare a 3-min video presenting their AV projects. The video should be submitted before February 28th, 2024.


March 11, 2024: The winners of the Tech.AD Europe Award will be announced on stage.

The Winner of the Tech.AD Europe Award 2023

Parkopedia, Navinfo and Innovusion are winning the 2023 edition of the Tech.AD Europe Award. Anne Friedrich (Akkodis) provided humor and insight as she led the Tech.AD Europe Award Ceremony on the first event day. Tech.AD Europe jury voted for their leaders and projects that show outstanding efforts to bring AD & ADAS to the next level.

Congratulations to Parkopedia, Navinfo and Innovusion for winning the Tech.AD Europe Award 2023!

The Winners of 2023

CATEGORY 1: Navigation & Mapping

WINNER! Parkopedia: Indoor Mapping

Parkopedia’s Indoor Maps is a groundbreaking, future-proof product that will drive a new era of intelligent mobility solutions and be an instrumental part in bridging the gap to an autonomous future, with Automated Valet Parking and autonomous charging use cases now enabled.


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CATEGORY 2: Safety & Security

WINNER! Navinfo: GuardAI

Navinfo’s GuardAI goes beyond the academic, and instead focus on testing ML in the real world.


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CATEGORY 3: Perception & Sensing

WINNER! Innovusion: Falcon

Falcon is the first high performance LiDAR in the world to go into production on OEM vehicles. For example, NIO ET7 already delivered 15K units, with plans to further ramp up in units; and NIO ET5 is planned to go into production later.


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Tech.AD Europe Award
Terms & Conditions


No applications for the Tech.AD Europe Award will be considered after February 02, 2024. All details must be submitted in English. The submitted application should be related to an AD project at your company. Only projects that have been implemented or are already in an implementation phase are being considered. The implementation of the project must not date back longer than 2 years. Projects that have been awarded the Tech.AD Europe Award before may not apply again. The jury will only consider applicants who have completed the award application with all required details and will nominate projects for each category. Decisions of the jury are final and may not be disputed. The jury will adhere to our award guidelines. By submitting your application, you agree to the terms & conditions of we.CONECT.


All winners will be asked to prepare a 3 minute-long video showcasing their project. Style, format and content can be based on individual/corporate design. The video will be shown live on stage at the award ceremony on March 11, 2023. Failure to provide a video/presentation may result in disqualification. All winners must attend the award ceremony or send a representative.


Besides being used for evaluation purposes, the information provided by applicants may be published on further channels by we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH. We reserve the right to publish your project under your name and company name respectively. It is therefore advisable to ensure that all submissions are fully approved by your organization before applying.

Your Contact Person for the Tech.AD Europe Award

Nicoleta Kallée
Director Strategic Partnerships
Autonomous Driving & Smart Mobility