Winners RailTech Innovation Awards 2017 announced

The RailTech Innovation Awards winners have been announced Tuesday evening at the RailTech Awards Dinner. Winners are: Infrabel (Public Transport), AFT Pneumotion (Rail Infrastructure), InTraffic (Technology), Move Intermodal (Rail Cargo), RailWatch (Rolling Stock), Jonge Veranderaars (Young Innovation Award), Neuron Soundware (Startup Award) and RailVision (Kickstart Award).

The jury had selected 18 nominees for the Public RailTech Innovation Award (3 nominees for all 6 categories).

Nominees RailTech Innovation Awards

Category: Young Innovation Awards

  • Jonge Veranderaars – OVSmiles (read more) (winner)
  • Movares – Crowd simulation: A decision-making tool for simulating peak crowd flows and evacuations (read more)
  • Delft University of Technology – Interactive Sound Barriers (read more)

Category: Infrastructure

  • AFT Pneumotion B.V. – Rail Brush (read more(winner)
  • Fugro RailData & BAM Infra Rail bv – (Semi) automatic generation of track and switch information for maintenance using the advanced RILA application (read more)
  • Rail Road Systems BV – Prevent disruption by animals on and around the track (read more)

Category: Rolling Stock

  • FLIR ITS The RSX-F hybrid thermal wide view angle of 95°and HD imaging sensor (read more)
  • RailWatch GmbH & Co. KG Automatic freight wagon monitoring by RailWatch (read more(winner)
  • Ricardo Rail The “PanMon” pantograph monitoring system (read more)

Category: Technology

  • Amadeus IT Group, SA – Rail Display (read more)
  • Amberg Technologies AG – The unique Railway Surveying System IMS 5000 – a revolutionary high-output 3D scanning and track survey system (read more)
  • InTraffic – NaviNABO, the intelligent railway crossing app (read more(winner)

Category: Public Transport

  • G4S Cash Solutions – G4S PAY-OV: Secure, customer centric payment solutions for public transport (read more)
  • Infrabel – A 3D simulator able to replicate their working environment and place them in hazardous situations (read more(winner)
  • Royal Haskoning DHV – Using micro-simulation on national scale for timetable development (read more)

Category: Rail Cargo

  • AeroTrail Solutions – Streamliner (read more)
  • Holland Container Innovations – 4FOLD Foldable Container (read more)
  • Move Intermodal – Ultralight 45ft intermodal swapbody (read more(winner)

Category: Startup

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Author: Bart Pals

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