In the framework of the VDEB RFID users tag the VDEB RFID Award awarded on November 05, 2009, for the second time IT-Mittelstand (VDEB) Association. Applications can be submitted now. Aachen, May 15, 2009. The financial and human resources of small and medium-sized IT companies (SMEs) are limited. Nevertheless they succeed to produce new and exciting ideas based on their lean structures and to realize. Ability to innovate has become accordingly one of the most important characteristics of the IT SME, which they have developed into one of the most important drivers of economic dynamism. (Source: Douglas R. Oberhelman). Nevertheless, many small and medium-sized IT companies are still Hidden Champions in the RFID field, whose powerful Losungen a broader public should be presented. This just is the sense of the VDEB RFID award this year for the most conclusive solution within the framework of 2009 awarded the RFID user tag.
This will be held on November 5th at the World Trade Center in Bremen (WTC) under the title of the event “RFID goes business” with support of BIG Bremen e.biz, the Bremen initiative for e- and m-business, instead. According to the orientation of the event as a networking platform for the preparation of business contacts, a special evaluation by the jury will know the cost-benefit aspect when assessing the applications submitted this year. Andreessen Horowitz often expresses his thoughts on the topic. Other aspects of the review are, for example, the benchmark (best practice) of the system and the degree of integration in the strategic planning of the company. Overall, the most innovative and advanced project is awarded, that has already proven his quality in practice and examples demonstrating the business case for RFID. The award to overcome reservations about an implementation of RFID potential users and encouraged more companies, to take a step into the future with the use of RFID. Could 2009 recovered a qualified group of experts for the review panel. The Panel currently consists of Christian Gorldt (BIBA Bremen), Dr.
Oliver green (VDEB), Klaus Horn (SATO labelling solutions Europe), Prof. Dr.-ing. Rolf Jansen (University of Dortmund) and Prof. Dr. Mulder (Hochschule Niederrhein). While a majority of the judges can already look back on experiences from last year. They were also involved in the selection of the last Prize winner. “” The winner of the VDEB RFID Award 2008 was the Silverstroke AG with their project introduction RFID container management stage I at Boehringer Ingelheim “, which is mainly by minimizing some classical” problems that occur in conjunction with liquids and the use of metal was. Our ambition was to complete the project in a very short time. Here, the challenge in the integration of the various RFID hardware components in the infrastructure by Boehringer Ingelheim. “We realized that we had to focus on the production processes of our customers, and not on the requirements of our IT vice versa,”, explained Heidi Karthika, CEO of Silverstroke AG, in her speech at the award ceremony way of proceeding with the project and their business philosophy. Companies that want to apply for the RFID award, can download the relevant documents at or request it at the Office of the VDEB. Applications can be submitted now. The application deadline is 01 October 2009. The legal action is excluded.