One of Germany’s Top Innovators
B-Horizon Obtains Again the TOP 100 Award
Elected among the TOP 100 Innovators of German SME’s
The result of excellence in innovation was again recognized: The B-Horizon GmbH convinced in the 30th round of the TOP 100 competition as leading technology developer, and thus was awarded – for the 2nd time – with the TOP 100 Seal in 2023. This award has been given to SME’s with a particularly high level of innovation. In June, our CEO Mohammad Kabany shall be personally acknowledged by the mentor of the competition, science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar.
Centerpiece of the innovation contest TOP 100 is a scientific selection process that all participants must pass. On behalf of the organizer compamedia, the innovation researcher Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke and his team analyzed more than 100 indicators for innovation from 5 categories: innovation-promoting top management, innovation climate, innovative processes and organization, outside orientation / open innovation, and innovation success. Particular weight is put on the question, if and how novelties and product improvements are succeeding in the market. (Further information on the criteria under www.top100.de/pruefkriterien).
This year, the competition has experienced the largest ever field of candidates. To provide equal opportunities for all contestants, the seal is awarded in 3 categories of company size. 550 SME’s were participating in the competition; 300 of which were successful and belong to this year’s TOP 100 (100 per size category).
„TOP 100 is about the question, which is the significance of the innovation target within a company”, says Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke, the scientific head of the contest. “Do routines and habits dominate, or is the company able to question established things, to think in a creative and new way, and implement innovation successfully at the market? We analyze these abilities based on more than 100 checkpoints”, he elaborates.
On June 23rd will be another occasion to celebrate, when the Top Innovators of 2023 get together in Augsburg on the German SME Summit for the award ceremony, to receive the compliments of Ranga Yogeshwar. The science journalist has been attending the innovation contest for 12 years as mentor.