Tech Beauty Contest 2021

Tech Beauty Contest 2021. An opportunity for SMEs

The Tech Beauty Contest 2021 is a newly launched competition dedicated to (Italian) SMEs on digital innovation products, digital innovation process, and sustainable projects led by digital transformation.

Organisers are DIH Lombardia in cooperation with the World Manufacturing Foundation.

A commission composed by members of the Lighthouse Plant initiative – ABB, Ansaldo, Hitachi Rail, Tenova – Ori Martin, HSD, and Wartsila – will evaluate the proposals.

The Lighthouse Plant will award the winning SMEs during the opening event of the WMF 2021 (20th October 2021).


Who can participate

Any SME with legal head office in Italy can apply to the contest.


Contest Categories
  • Digital Innovation Process
  • Digital Innovation Product
  • Sustainable innovation led by digital transformation


Rules and regulations and application procedures on the contest (in Italian language) are available on the DIH Lombardia website.

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22nd September 2021 – 6 PM CEST


Stay tuned

DIH Lombardia and the World Manufacturing Foundation will release the news with the finalist proposals on 4 October 2021. The information will be published on both organisation’s websites.


Good Luck to all the contest participants!