For many years now, the Amsterdam Innovation Award has been granted to the most innovative product, service or solution in the cleaning and hygiene industry. All Interclean Amsterdam exhibitors can compete to win this prestigious award. An international expert jury selects twelve nominees. The category winners and overall winner will be announced during Interclean Amsterdam. One entry receives the ‘Visitors’ Choice’ award.
Sustainability & environment
For those innovations that focus on corporate social responsibility, sustainability and/or environmentally friendly improvements, like reducing waste, using biodegradable resources or products or solutions that decrease the ecological footprint of the product/solution or even the industry itself.
Smart Technologies & Digitalisation
Focussing on all the new digital and smart technologies entering the industry, from planning tools, automated and/or autonomous cleaning, IoT, remote monitoring and management, software and everything in between.
Workforce & Ergonomics
For innovations that focus on improving the experience of the cleaner, make their work easier, safer and better. Think of training and education, ergonomic improvements or solutions, but also innovations that focus on increasing efficiency or productivity can be entered in this category.
Hygiene & Health
Focussing on those products and solutions that increase (personal) hygiene and cleanliness for a more safe and healthy environment in a wide range of settings. It also includes the products that are developed to keep the appeal of premises 100%.
The International Jury of the Amsterdam Innovation Award
Rob den Hertog
Technological Readiness Level
Market Readiness Level
Health danger users or bystanders
Circularity / CtC
(Eco)labels or certifications
ROI (costsavings enduser)
End user potential