EuroTier announces 2012 innovations awards

Five gold awards, 19 silver awards presented

EuroTier has announced the winners of its 2012 innovations awards, presenting five gold and 19 silver awards.

EuroTier organizer DLG (German Agricultural Society) received more than 300 submissions, from 182 exhibitors across 23 countries, which represents a new all-time high for the event. Around half of the entries come from exhibitors based outside of host country Germany, according to organizers.

DLG appointed an independent, international jury committee, comprising industry experts from the UK, Switzerland and Germany, to evaluate all the submissions according to stringent criteria. The gold medals will be awarded by DLG President Carl-Albrecht Bartmer on November 13 at the EuroTier evening, which is held each year to mark the start of the exhibition, and he will be presenting the silver medals in a separate ceremony on opening day.

The gold winners are:

  • AeroScalder — Marel Stork Poultry Processing, Boxmeer, Netherlands
  • RumiWatch System — ITIN + HOCH GmbH, Liestal, Switzerland
  • optiSCAN — Hölscher + Leuschner, Emsbüren, Germany
  • GEA DairyProQ — GEA Farm Technologies, Bönen, Deutschland
  • optiCOW — Hölscher + Leuschner, Emsbüren, Germany

The silver winners are:

  • DeLaval Barn System Controller BSC — DeLaval International AB, Tumba, Schweden
  • Düsser Rooting Tower — Landwirtschaftskammer Nordrhein-Westfalen, Münster, Germany
  • Schauer Dryfeed Holding Hopper Batch — Schauer Agrotronic GmbH, Prambachkirchen, Austria
  • Boar Stub — WEDA Dammann & Westerkamp, Lutten, Germany
  • “Ringelpietz“ Circulating Feeding System — Lührs Gerätebau GmbH, Rehden, Germany
  • Sow Check oestrus detection system — Big Dutchman Pig Equipment GmbH, Vechta, Germany
  • Galli-Luxmeter — Hato BV Lighting, Sittard, Netherlands
  • Automatic Dung Belt Control — Big Dutchman International GmbH, Vechta, Germany
  • Polydress O2 Barrier 2 in 1 — RKW SE, Michelstadt, Germany
  • Designer Proteins — European Protein A/S, Baekke, Denmark
  • Anta Phyt BLT — Dr. Eckel GmbH, Niederzissen, Germany
  • Farm Power Manager — Big Dutchman International GmbH, Vechta, Germany, with Big Dutchman Pig Equipment GmbH
  • BigFarmNet Health Monitoring — Big Dutchman Pig Equipment GmbH, Vechta, Germany, with Justus-Liebig-University Giessen Institut für Tierzucht und Haustiergenetik
  • GEA DairyProView: Software process representation on dairy farms — GEA Farm Technologies GmbH, Bönen, Germany
  • Interface for automated and safe data exchange — CLAAS Agrosystems KGaA mbH & Co. KG, Gütersloh, Germany
  • Verti-Mix self-propelled machine with removable cutting unit — B. Strautmann & Söhne, Bad Laer, Germany
  • AQUA BOARD — BIORET AGRI, Nort sur Erdre, France
  • Haptoglobin Test — Frim Tec GmbH, Oberostendorf, Germany
  • iVET Birth Monitor — iVET, Papenburg, Germany