The ‘STA Innovation Awards’ honour global innovators that have decisively contributed to deploying Smart Transportation Infrastructures worldwide, and to improving the methods, technologies and standards associated to transportation infrastructures.
The Awards are given in two categories:
- Person of the Year: highlighting the achievements of exceptional individual accomplishment.
- Best Innovation Project or Solution: underscoring teamwork that is breaking the existing paradigms for transportation infrastructures.
Person of the Year: Dr. Alistair Clark, Managing Director for Environment and Sustainability – European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Best Innovation Projects (ex-aequo): FOTsis Project and TEV Project
Person of the Year (ex-aequo): Mr Andreas Rimkus, Member of the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany & Prof Vittorio Giavotto, Professor Emeritus, Polytechnic University of Milano
Best Innovation Projects: SMEV: Digital Optimisation of Traffic Conditions for Emergency Vehicles
Person of the Year (ex-aequo): Dr. Aniceto Zaragoza, Director General, Spanish Cement Association (OFICEMEN) & Mr Dirk Van Loo, CEO, COPRO (Belgium)
Best Innovation Project and Solution: Sustainable Pavements & Railways Initial Training Network SUP&R ITN (Project) & Apertum, Real-Time Guide to Step-Free Mobility (Solution)
Person of the Year (ex-aequo): Mr Steve Phillips, Secretary-General at Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) & Mr Gauthier Michaux, Head of Road Signalling at the Service Public de Wallonie – Mobilité & Infrastructures (Belgium)
Best Innovation Projects (ex-aequo): NOESIS: Novel Decision Support tool for Evaluating Strategic Big Data Investments in Transport and Intelligent Mobility Services & BIOREPAVATION: Innovation in Bio-Recycling of Old Asphalt Pavements
Person of the Year : Maria Cristina Marolda, former Senior Policy Officer in charge of Research and Innovative Transport Systems, European Commission’s Directorate General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE)
Best Innovation Project: Big Data Mobility Platform, designed by Aleatica Labs, a platform focused in answering mobility questions in the long, medium and short term scopes.