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VOLVO INDIA INNOVATION AWARD

For Mobility & Infrastructure
 

Volvo Group has instituted “Volvo India Innovation Award” aimed to recognize exemplary innovations in mobility, transportation & infrastructure arenas, which have high positive impact on society. This annual award is open to individuals and organizations in India and we are calling for nomination to the awards.

The award “Volvo India Innovation Award” will comprise of an exclusive silver medal, Plaque, and a citation. The Award will include the main award and can also include special recognitions, in addition. The winners of the Award will be judged by an eminent jury and shall be recognised at the Awards function at the Inaugural edition of Annual Volvo Group Innovation Summit, scheduled in Bangalore on 4th November 2021. 

The last date for receiving applications is 30th September 2021.
 

THE AWARD:


The objective of this award is to recognize Innovation which benefits the society at large and connected with mobility/transportation/infrastructure solutions.  This can include, for example: technology or technology concepts or business model innovations in mobility, transport or infrastructure solutions, among other initiatives.

  • The awardee will be selected by an eminent and independent jury constituted by Volvo Group India Private limited.
  • All rights reserved with Volvo Group India Private Limited regarding the awards process.
     

PLEASE NOTE: NOMINATION BY REFERENCE ONLY. [NO SELF_NOMINATION]

Eligibility:

  • The annual award would be open to organizations or Individuals residing and operating in India for at least the past 3 years
  • The nominated work or achievement should have happened in India
  • The innovation nominated should be connected with mobility, Transportation or Infrastructure solutions
  • The award is open to all individuals and organizations including startups in India except for employees and consultants of Volvo Group India Private Limited.
  • If the nominee is an individual, the applicant should have been residing and working in India at least for the last 3 years, and the innovation and impact being cited should have been performed in India. 
  • If the nominee is an organization it should have been registered and operating in India at least for the last 3 years, and the innovation and impact being cited should have been performed in India.
  • All the contributions cited in the nomination needs to be clearly identified with evidence of the same and the nominee's specific contributions clearly documented.
  • All nominations must be filled and submitted using the online submission forms.
  • For the visits and interviews (if required), applicants called are requested to bring their proof of identification without which they will not be interviewed. As such any requirement for field visits/interviews will be solely based on the jury’s need to undertake such activities for further evaluation of any project.

Evaluation criteria includes but not limited to:

  • Notable/pathbreaking technology concepts or business model innovations in mobility, transport or infrastructure solutions
  • Alignment to sustainability aspects should be evident
  • Translate the innovation into real world projects
  • Measurable evidence of the impact created by the projects undertaken
  • Scale of the impact or potential of the solutions if not yet fully implemented

Jury

  • The jury will be formed by Volvo Group India Private Limited from a select pool of esteemed and accomplished individuals within and outside Volvo Group.  

Nomination by reference only

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

Nomination deadline: 30th September 2021

Winner Notification: 20th October 2021

Award Felicitation:  November 4, 2021 

Questions regarding the award? Please do not hesitate to reach out to

Sudeendra Koushik,
Head of CampX Bangalore, Volvo Group, India
+91 9008466344,
campx-bangalore@volvo.com