Press release

bauma Innovation Award 2022

March 15, 2022

  • Applications possible until May 3
  • Categories have been revised
  • Presentation of the award on the eve of the opening of the trade fair at the Munich Residence

The international bauma Innovation Award will be presented for the 13th time at bauma 2022. The competition is a joint initiative between bauma and well-known trade association. Exhibitors can still enter the competition until May 3. The presentation of the bauma Innovation Award traditionally takes place on the eve of the opening of the trade fair at the Munich Residence.

All necessary information on the conditions of participation is available at Innovations that have not yet been advertised at other trade fairs or have already received an award are eligible.

Participants can submit their entries by using the template in the web portal. In order to reflect technical progress and social and political developments, the responsible members of the Task Force have revised the categories. They are:

  • Category 1 Climate protection
  • Category 2 Digitalisation
  • Category 3 Mechanical engineering
  • Category 4 Building
  • Category 5 Research

VDMA Construction—Equipment and Plant Engineering and VDMA Mining, together with Messe München and the partner associations HDB, ZDB and bbs, are conducting the multi-stage competition process and hosting the awards ceremony in the Max-Joseph-Hall of the Munich Residence.

More information is available at

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