Innovation World Cup announces partnership with Gemalto to support IoT entrepreneurs


Innovation is one of Gemalto’s core values, being at the forefront of developing technologies to enable organisations to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals that want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe.

Built on the vision of providing innovative developers with a platform to interact, generate new solutions and leverage the existing ones through dedicated resources, the Innovation World Cup Series as an international reference point fits perfectly and serves the strategic directions of Gemalto: Cloud computing security, smart metering / smart grid, connected cars, and seamless personal transactions and much more.

In partnership with incubators, an international network of experts and global partners, the Innovation World Cup Series creates a productive infrastructure for innovative entrepreneurs and developer communities, giving them the critical head start to establish a footprint in the marketplace. “Now, by means of our constructive partnership with the Innovation World Cup 14/15, we will be able to address a greater number of developers around the world and support them in leveraging the full potential of secure, connected business models.” says Manfred Kube, head of M2M segment marketing and director business development for mHealth at Gemalto.

In addition to cash prizes and additional promotional benefits, contestants of the Innovation World Cup have the unique chance to order a Cinterion® Concept Board of Gemalto at very attractive conditions. The first 10 contestants ordering a Cinterion® Concept Board will qualify to get it for free and the next 100 contestants ordering a Cinterion® Concept Board will get a discount voucher worth 20 Euro. The Gemalto M2M Concept Board is the perfect companion to get started with embedded development for the Internet of Things (IoT).

For fast prototyping, the Concept Board can be connected to Arduino-style sensor boards and includes an EHS6 Java-powered module for global 2G and 3G cellular connectivity. By saving time and money in the development process utilising Gemalto’s Cinterion Concept Board and leveraging the perfectly aligned subsequent steps in the developer journey with Cinterion Terminals, modules and the cloud-based SensorLogic application enablement platform, Gemalto’s M2M technology can help to quickly turn an innovation into profit.

Developers from all around the world are invited to submit their solution to the Innovation World Cup in the categories of Industry 4.0, Mobility, Security, Healthcare, Energy, Connected Home. Register today for Innovation World Cup to qualify for one of the free Concept Boards.

For registration and more information, visit



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