Award for technical progress

During R+T 2018 - World’s leading trade fair for roller shutters, doors/gates and sun protection systems - the R+T Innovation Prize will be awarded for the tenth time. Anyone who is dissatisfied with the status quo, is looking for better solutions and brings his idea to market maturity is already one of the creative leaders in his industry. Every exhibitor at R+T is cordially invited to apply to take part in the Innovation Prize R+T 2018.

The R+T Innovation Prize will be awarded jointly by the Bundesverband Rollladen und Sonnenschutz e.V., the BVT – Verband Tore, the Industrieverband Technische Textilien – Rollladen – Sonnenschutz e. V. and Messe Stuttgart in the following categories:

  • Roller shutters
  • Awnings
  • Venetian blinds
  • Internal sun protection systems
  • Technical textiles
  • Doors/gates
  • Drives and control systems
  • Special Solutions

The R+T Innovation Prize is designed to honour innovative technical achievement and is intended to present exemplary innovations in the industry that were launched on the market in 2016 or have been developed to the production stage to an expert public.

Overview of time schedule

From May 2017    Registration on website of R+T

16 October 2017   Final date for submission of application

Mid-November 2017   Announcement of companies admitted to the Innovation Prize

26 - 27 January 2018   Presentation of the innovations and final adjudication in Stuttgart

26 February 2018   The prizes will be presented and the winners introduced on the eve of R+T