The Well-Tech Award 2009 international competition for technological innovation, held for the eighth time this year, has been announced.
Every year the international Well-Tech Award is presented to sixty products / technologies / projects that stand out for their technological innovation and values of sustainability, accessibility and quality of life.
From cars to home appliances, from environmentally friendly materials to new forms of renewable energy, from toys to medical systems.The assessment criteria include reduction of consumption, application of renewable materials and energies, ease of use by the elderly and the disabled, safety, visibility and easy comprehension of components, appropriate use of productive technologies and materials, and the product’s qualitative, functional and communicative values.
Every year the Well-Tech Observatory constantly monitors the world of production and research to record and census hundreds of products worldwide. Sixty innovations that stand out internationally for their technological innovation and values of accessibility, sustainability and quality of life are nominated for the award.
Entrants may nominate 1 to 3 products / technologies / projects that meet Well-Tech’s selection criteria for the Well-Tech Award 2009.