In 2017, the second year of The Spark – Der deutsche Digitalpreis, we focused on companies within the field of artificial intelligence who offered an innovative, scalable concept and had been already successfully tested in a business context.
Handelsblatt and McKinsey honored the award winners of “The Spark – The German Digital Award” for a second time together with an invited audience comprising 200 guests from politics, business, and science.
Ten digital pioneer-businesses presented themselves at the “Umspannwerk” in Berlin to the audience.
THE WINNERS 2017
All ten finalists inspired the jury with their business idea and presented their innovations to the audience of the award ceremony 2017. Following three impressed the jury particularly and therefor left as the winners of “The Spark 2017”:
THE JURY SESSION
In 2017 following high-caliber jury with professional know-how selected the winners from the applications:
Geschäftsführung TRUMPF GMBH + CO. KG
Vice Chairman of the Managing Board of TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG and Head of the Laser Technology/Electronics Business Division, responsible for Research and Development
The Nomination committee 2016:
OVERVIEW OF THE FINALISTS
Between March and July 2017 we looked for the best candidates and chose ten as finalists. We would like to briefly introduce the finalists 2017 to you: