Share your innovations with the worldwide cleaning industry

It’s great when you come up with a new product that could make a genuine difference in your market… but it is equally vital that you are able to share your innovation with the widest possible audience. There are few better ways to get your message across than taking part in the Amsterdam Innovation Award for the Cleaning Industry worldwide.The world’s number one international competition for new cleaning machines, equipment and accessories has enormous industry prestige and a worldwide commercial impact. To win the Amsterdam Innovation Award is the ultimate accolade for companies and innovators, and all the nominations for the award are seen as trendsetters for the next generation of product development. With three different levels of distinction – the Overall Amsterdam Innovation Award Winner and Category Winners – there is every chance that your product could soon be making global headlines.


The participation in the Amsterdam Innovation Award is exclusively reserved to Interclean Amsterdam Amsterdam 2016 exhibitors. The application takes place online via the Exhibitor Portal, which can be accessed with exhibitor login details. The registration fee is €150 which will be donated to our designated charity.

ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam Innovation Award 2014 winners

Categories for the competition

Category 1

  • Machines, accessories and components

Category 2

  • Equipment/tools for cleaning, care and safety
  • Chemicals, care and disinfection materials/products
  • Washroom hygiene appliances, accessories and supplies
  • Integrated cleaning “systems”

Category 3

  • Cleaning Services
  • Management solutions, planning systems, research and consultancy
  • Education, training, certification

Important deadlines

Final deadline for innovation award entries

Announcement of nominees

All nominated products available for judgement

Announcement of Category Winners and Innovation Award winner 2016

24 January 2016

15 February 2016

29 March 2016

10 April 2016