PropTech Innovation Award 2020
- Digital Solutions for Urban Places and Spaces -
The PropTech Innovation Award Application Period has Ended.
About this year's Award
Under the motto "Digital Solutions for Urban Places and Spaces" Union Investment and GERMANTECH are organising the PropTech Innovation Award for the fourth time. This year we are not only looking for the most creative and innovative solutions, but also for the most relevant that meets current challenges in the real estate sector. Six new categories were identified by Union Investment in exchange with partners from the real estate industry and reflect today's pressing issues.
In the last few years the PropTech Innvoation Award has created an international network that allows young tech companies to access and invigorate the real estate innovation sector. For many non-German startups, applying to the PropTech Innovation Award, with its strong integrated network and professional audience, is key to entering the German real estate market.
The competition features prize money up to EUR 40,000. The pitch rounds and the awards ceremony will take place at the Proptech Innovation Summit on 28 May 2020 at the Kulturbrauerei in Berlin.
Apply to one of the six categories below that best identifies with your solution:
How does your solution optimize processes, product evaluation time, automation potentials, and decision making to ensure quality, accuracy, and clarity of data in real estate transactions and management processes?
How does your solution help building owners, operators and users solve the challenges of energy consumption, building efficiency, and/or rise of demanding regulations & connectivity in the context of smart buildings and smart cities?
How does your solution enable building owners to reduce/control costs or effort to stay relevant, attractive, flexible, and modern to support the needs of future tenants in terms of flexibility, rental terms and fit-out?
How does your solution help shopping and retail locations tackle the struggles of e-commerce and support local based brands to stay relevant and unique?
How does your solution ensure sustainability, individuality, branding, or automated processes in hospitality?
How does your solution add value to residential buildings to offer tenants a perfect experience while they are at home (e.g. safety, comfort, healthy living, cost transparency, or flexibility) and how will you reduce complexity for the owners?
Voices about the PropTech Innovation Award
It is through competitions like this that people from all walks of life come together to creatively solve issues related to the growing global demand for new infrastructure, new ways of working and living, client focussed and operationally efficient real estate.
We are full of anticipation for the fourth edition! With all the experience we've gained over the last few years, we're now going to take on specific challenges in our search for the most promising start-ups and technologies. In addition, our competition will culminate this year in the big Proptech Innovation Summit, where we’ll develop concrete solutions with representatives from the "old" and the "new" real estate industry. This connection is exactly what we prefer to work on with GERMANTECH and what the "economy of tomorrow" embodies for us.
The proptech scene has come of age. More and more solutions are being developed through close engagement with the industry. Our initiative is designed to leverage this new maturity. We’re looking for robust, viable solutions. Our aim is to specifically address major pain points facing us and other relevant players in the sector.
What happened 2019?
What happenend with the Award Winners 2019?1st Prize: DABBEL Automation
What happenend with Award Winners 2019?3. Prize: Bao Living
What happened at the PropTech Innovation Summit 2019?Proptech Innovation Summit 2019
Hall of Fame
1st Prize 2019
2nd Prize 2019
3rd Prize 2019
1st Prize 2018
2nd Prize 2018
3rd Prize 2018
1st Prize 2017
2nd Prize 2017
3rd Prize 2017