eco Association: The Winners of the 18th eco://awards

  • Awards for outstanding and future-oriented Internet solutions in six main categories
  • Special Award for Ladies in Tech for the outstanding work of the winner
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This year for the 18th time, eco – Association of the Internet Industry presented the eco://awards, one of the most renowned distinctions in the Internet industry. Six visionary and innovative business models were honored by the association on 21 November as part of a festive awards ceremony. What they all have in common is that their market-ready products, services or processes use the Internet as their basis or as an intelligent extension. The Special Award for Ladies in Tech was presented to Stefanie Kemp for her outstanding commitment to female business leaders in the Internet industry.

“Technical progress requires innovative ideas – and the courage to implement them,” says Oliver Süme, Chair of the Board of the largest Internet industry association in Europe, adding: “With the eco://awards, the eco Association wishes in particular to recognize such trailblazing projects. To do this, our specialist jury spent the last few weeks intensively focused on many outstanding concepts with which companies from all over Europe applied for the award.”

The nominations and the winners of the eco://awards were chosen by specialist jury comprised of personalities from industry, academia, research, and the media. Winners in the following categories celebrated their coveted trophies, which were presented during a festive gala dinner:

Datacenter Infrastructure
RWE Supply & Trading GmbH and Riello Power Systems GmbH for the holistic UPS-Battery-Solution Master+, which turns data centers into partners of the energy transition and allows them, with the operators, to benefit from the opportunities on the energy market.

luckycloud GmbH for their eponymous cloud hosting platform from Germany – secure, high-performance, and customer-oriented.

DRACOON GmbH for a filesharing solution that helps with the challenge of storing, administering, and sharing data securely. DRACOON is the market leader in the area of Enterprise Filesharing in the German-speaking region and gives the world back sovereignty of its data.

EURid vzw for a Domain Name Registration Abuse Prevention System. The System can, through machine learning, identify whether a newly registered Domain Name is likely to be used abusively.

oneclick AG for the onclickTM Platform – the simplest, fastest, and most secure way to connect users with aöö business applications and data.

Innovation/Digitale Geschäftsmodelle
ClearVAT AG for the solution EUR VAT Clearing Solution. ClearVAT is the first – and as yet only – pan-European payment service provider for legally compliant calculation, collection and remittance of VAT in cross-border EU retail.

Special Award Ladies in Tech for Stefanie Kemp
The Special Award “Ladies in Tech” honors Stefanie Kemp, Group Chief Innovation & Transformation of the Lowell Group, for outstanding work, her exceptional contribution for female business leaders in the Internet industry, and her great dedication to the digitalization of society and the economy.

eco Association: The Winners of the 18th eco://awards