Optinvent Finalist in IOT/WT Innovation World Cup



Munich, 21st of December  This year`s IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18 was an extraordinary edition, with more than 900 contestants worldwide registering to the competition and submitting their ground-breaking projects. Convinced especially by their innovativeness, technological feasibility, market readiness and strategic approaches, our panel of judges had the difficult task of selecting the top wearable finalists of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18 in four categories (lifestyle, sports & fitness, healthcare and industrial).These 33 techpreneurs will become the rising stars of wearable technologies and we are looking forward to showcasing their innovative talent at the official pitch and award ceremony to be held in Munich on January 30th at the 12th WT |Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 EUROPE, THE global meeting point for the entire wearables ecosystem. There the wearable winners of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18 will be announced in front of a large audience of industry and innovation experts coming from all around the globe to the leading event for wearable and connected devices.

The 33 nominated finalists will present their solutions at the Innovation Wildfire sessions during the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 EUROPE.

The 33 finalists across four categories and 3 special prizes of partners EBV Elektronik, AIQ Smart Clothing, and Geeny by Telefónica NEXT are (in alphabetical order!):


  • HUG Gesture Control technology by HUG Innovations (India)
  • Kiddoo by Kiddoo Smartwatch for kids (Hong Kong)
  • ORA-X by Optinvent (France)
  • SimyBall by SimyLife Gamification (Austria)
  • The World’s First Hearable by Bragi (Germany)

Sports & Fitness:

  • Lumafit by Lumafit (Ireland)
  • Providing amateur athletes with affordable GPS technology by Sports Performance Tracking(Australia)
  • SUPA by SUPA (United States)
  • TRACKTICS football performance device by Tracktics (Germany)


  • Breaking the Traditional Model of ECG Monitoring by HealthWatch Technologies (Israel)
  • iBreve by iBreve (Spain)
  • TracPatch by Consensus Orthopedics (United States)
  • ViShruti by Ayata Intelligence (India)
  • Wearable and Treatable by WAT Medical Enterprise Ltd. (Canada)


  • Global Environmental Monitoring Network by MagnaSCI SRL (Romania)
  • IO, the first smart & connected industry 4.0 safety shoes by Intellinium (France)
  • TABS by TrackNet (United States)
  • TomTrack by Tomcoms (France)
  • WORKERBASE by Workerbase (Germany)

Smart Clothing Challenge powered by AiQ Smart Clothing:

  • CISM – CardioID Smart Monitoring by CardioID Technologies (Portugal)
  • HeartIn fit by HEARTIN INC. (United States)
  • SUPA by SUPA (United States)

EBV Elektronik’s IOT HERO finalists:

  • Hawa Dawa by Hawa Dawa (Germany)
  • MyClose, the first motorbike lock that calls you on your smartphone! By MYCLOSE (Italy)
  • Smart Lamp by Luke Roberts GmbH (Austria)
  • StethoMe™ – Home Stethoscope. A smart way to keep your child’s health in check by com Sp. z o. o. (Poland)
  • TipCrop Oasis by IoT Stars (United Kingdom)

The winner of the EBV IOT Hero 2018 will be awarded a cash prize of 10,000 Euro.

Geeny Connected Living Challenge by Telefónica NEXT:

  • Al Bicchiere by beexlab srl (Italy)
  • BrighTap by BrighTap/Bwareit (Israel)
  • Neurotech Fashion Project by 4-D Sp z.o.o (Poland)
  • Smart Lamp by Luke Roberts GmbH (Austria)
  • TipCrop Oasis by IoT Stars (United Kingdom)


Be sure to join us on January 30th at IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18 pitch and award ceremony at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 EUROPE, where our wearable and special prizes’ finalists will present their solutions live on stage and the winners will be awarded!!

For further information on the ceremony, please visit http://www.innovationworldcup.com/event/iot-wt-innovation-world-cup-pitch-award-ceremony-2018-munich/