Gemalto supports IoT techpreneurs in the IoT/WT Innovation World Cup®

Last updated: 26 January 2023

Trusted Connectivity Award

Calling all developers, start-ups and the rest of you! We welcome all creative tech heads with Internet of Things innovations and prototypes to join the world-leading IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® competition!

It’s time to make your IoT innovations visible to those who can make a difference.

Being part of the Innovation World Cup® Series open innovation platform come with a range of benefits. In particular, it’s a platform that discovers emerging applications, solutions and investment opportunities in the City, Healthcare, Home, Industrial, Agriculture, Lifestyle, Retail and Transport sectors, and it will help you to:

  • Compete for the Trusted Connectivity Award and become part of the Gemalto activities
  • Create powerful alliances with recognized industry partners
  • Learn from high-ranked IoT start-ups
  • Build global trust and visibility
  • Work with established teams dedicated to support start-ups
  • Implement and test your solution in testing facilities for free
  • Get free development kits & co-innovation spaces
  • Win free presentation and exhibition opportunities at leading international events
  • Win free marketing packages
  • Win a cash prize of 10,000€ and prizes worth more than USD 500,000

AND IT’S ALL FOR FREE! The countdown has started, so the time to get on board is now. 


This year we challenge you to convince the Gemalto jury with your built-in cellular wireless connectivity design in the Trusted Connectivity Award, a special prize of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup®.

The most promising solution that shows a high degree of innovation, strong technological feasibility and proven market readiness will become the Gemalto special prize winner! So, join us on this journey of creating solutions that gain and retains users’ trust in reliable connectivity, secure data exchanges and privacy. With the IoT getting set to take industrial sector by storm, this award should really push IoT to its full potential. We hope to see your IoT solution among the Trusted Connected Award contestants in October.


We’ll also have dedicated resources available for you to take your solution development to the next level. By submitting your IoT solution to the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18, you will have the exclusive opportunity to qualify for one of two Gemalto development kits: the Cinterion® Concept Board or the Cinterion® Connect Shield. More details available here.


Make sure you join the IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® before October 8th 2018 23:59 (PST) and get connected to the Gemalto network and other recognized industry partners on board, such as STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, VARTA Microbattery, AiQ Smart Clothing, LoRa Alliance™ and Cicor Group!

That´s how COBI, Bragi, TADO, Mio Global and many others started their success stories in the first place – so why not follow in their footsteps?


Good luck to all! And if you’re especially excited about your solution, let us know by tweeting to us @GemaltoIoT.

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