Countdown to innovation: no time to lose

  • April 26, 2017
  • ReMaTec News

You only have a couple of weeks to get your entry in for ReMaTec’s Innovation Award: the final deadline is 20 April - so ensure that you don’t miss out on a golden opportunity to show off your brilliant new product.

Hurry! The final deadline for entries in ReMaTec’s Innovation Award is fast approaching: you must get yours in before 20 April. On offer is a prestigious prize: the chance to win the ReMaTec Innovation Award 2017. The winner will be announced during the opening session of ReMaTec 2017 - the world’s largest exhibition for the remanufacturing industry – at the RAI Amsterdam on 18 June. The three nominated entrants will be informed in May.

ReMaTec Innovation Award: how to enter

Entering the Innovation Award could not be simpler – and it’s free to exhibitors at ReMaTec 2017. First go to www.rematec.com/amsterdam/innovations/innovationlab

Then find the Innovation tab at the top of the page. From the drop-down menu, select Innovation Award. Click on ‘Enter your innovation’ and fill in the online application form.

Information you need includes:

• Description of the product or solution – what is it and what does it do?
• Explanation of why the product should be eligible for the ReMaTec Innovation Award 2017 – what is so innovative about it?
• Outline of the importance of this innovation – what is its impact on the remanufacturing industry?
• Full colour image in JPEG format of the product – and if possible a video clip of the solution in operation

Judging criteria:

• Design, originality, innovative value
• Practicality (technical, economic, feasibility)
• Creativity
• Ease of implementation
• Impact on the remanufacturing industry
• Sustainability (environment, security, energy and efficiency)

The nominated products should be available for display at a dedicated Innovation Award stand at ReMaTec 2017 from 18-20 June 2017 at the RAI Amsterdam.

ReMaTec 2017: get involved

Registration is now open for ReMaTec 2017. More than one million product solutions and technical innovations will be on display over the three days and you can find a full preview in the next issue of ReMaTecNews. Remanufacturers, rebuilders, OEMs and suppliers wishing to attend can register online at www.rematec.com/register. You can also register on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Registration is free to trade visitors up until 14 June, after which there is an online or on-site registration fee of €40. ReMaTec 2017 brings together industry leaders and remanufacturing specialists from more than 70 countries to find and share solutions on reverse engineering, global logistics, core management and many more issues. Over 20% of the companies exhibiting are new to the show and include Honeywell Garrett, Borg Automotive, MEC Diesel, Fersa Bearings, MSG, Merlin Diesel Systems and Lizarte.

Meet ReMaTec’s Expert Panel

Networking and knowledge sharing is a major part of the ReMaTec 2017 experience – and ReMaTec has launched a new initiative to make this even more valuable to visitors. The Expert Panel will be on hand to give the whole of the reman industry a new perspective on best practice. We are inviting industry experts to join this new venture, sharing their tips and experience at interactive ‘Meet the Expert’ sessions during ReMaTec 2017. All reman professionals can sit down with the experts at these ‘coffee table’ or ‘campfire’ events and discuss any challenges you might need to overcome – or simply come to listen to what is trending in the industry. Whether you want to start your own business in reman, or to ask a difficult technical question, then this is the place to come for answers and inspiration. The Expert Panel will not disband after ReMaTec 2017 – instead the ReMaTec experts will act as brand ambassadors, advising the ReMaTec team about new developments in remanufacturing, hot topics and key players.

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