Munich 28–29 Nov 2023


Source: BIM World_Winner bimspot Smart Construction IWC 2019

The Innovation World Cup® Series returned to BIM World MUNICH 2019, the leading fair in the DACH regions for smart construction, real estate and urban planning. This year, 40 finalists selected from more than 230 international submissions disrupted the Innovation Stage with their cutting-edge solutions. The jury took a spectacular mission to live evaluate the pitches and determined who best transformed the buildings of the future.

Here are the TOP 5 players of the SMART BUILDING/SMART CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION WORLD CUP® 2019 AWARD (in alphabetical order):

BIMspot: BIMspot enables every stakeholder to work on a single building information model (BIM) with their choice of software in real-time.

Building Radar: Building Radar is a digital sales assistant that receives new construction leads every day. It helps to increase business revenue in the construction industry with real-time data.
Dabbel: DABBEL is an AI self-managed system that turns buildings into healthy and green environments.

HoloBuilder: HoloBuilder assists builders and engineers to create immersive progress views of construction sites.

pbb: BIM Designer – A BIM server from design to operation, serves as a pivotal cloud-based data platform for projects.

In the second round, the  TOP 5  players pitched live on the Congress Stage 1 in front of the jury, potential investors, business partners and members of the press. Upon a heated jury discussion, BIMspot  was officially announced as the winner of the  SMART BUILDING / SMART CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION WORLD CUP® 2019 AWARD.

BIMspot is a Vienna-based start-up founded in 2018 by Christoph Degendorfer and Clemens Degendorfer. BIMSPOT enables stakeholders to work on a single building information model (BIM) with their choice of software in real-time. It allows a lifecycle orientated collaboration with unmatched quality and transparency in the planning, building and real estate industry.


The SMART BUILDING / SMART CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION WORLD CUP® 2019 was a great success! “It’s not just an award. It’s a commitment from our partners to the winners, to help advance their solutions further and create more visibilities.” – said Thomas Kirmayr, Managing Director of the Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance and Head of Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Center Planning & Building .

Congratulations to the 5 TOP-Finalists BIMspot, Building RadarDabbelHolobuilder, and pbb. Very soon the winner BIMspot will appear on the Innovation World Cup’s Hall of Fame – a remarkable milestone for excellent techpreneurs!  

Great applause to the finalists RealSim, Vuframe, [u!] urban lightning, WiseBIM, VR Concept, ALLVR (Visoplan), ThorbiQ, Synavision, orkanet, PlanToBuild, openHandwerk, Lift Technology, NUCE Digital Dynamics, Lumoview, Loclab Consulting, KEWAZO, Inzept 3D, Institut für Schadensbewertung (CON+ SCAN TECH), HOREICH, Gbuilder, Gamma AR, fielddata, e-Cassini, DiConnex, CAPMO, Building360, BIM2B, BIM.Point, BIM6D, accu:rate, and abaut who made it at BIM World MUNICH 2019!

A special thanks goes to our jurors and partners of the BIM World MUNICH  and the BIM Town Innovation Area – Thomas Kirmayr, Head of Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Center Planning & Building Dieter Babiel, Managing Director of the Hauptverband der Deutschen BauindustrieFrank Weiss, Senior Director New Products, BIM & Innovation at Oracle Construction and EngineeringRalf Golinski, Immo-KOM PR for Real Estate and Ambassador of the BIM World MUNICHUwe Forgber, Mayor of the BIM Town and Stefanie Samtleben, Associate Researcher at Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Center Planning & Building

The submission round of the next SMART BUILDING / SMART CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION WORLD CUP® 2020 AWARD is already opened. Start-ups, scale-ups and innovative SMEs worldwide submit your solutions free of charge here and benefit from the world’s leading BIM ecosystem!


Behind the scenes


Innovation World Cup® Series

The Innovation World Cup® Series is the largest open innovation platform worldwide that supports breakthrough innovations to become reality.

The IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® was initiated by Navispace AG in 2003. Current partners include STMicroelectronics, EBV Elektronik, Würth Elektronik, LOXXESS, Microtronics, AiQ Smart Clothing, and VARTA Microbattery. A panel of industry experts selects the most promising solutions based on criteria such as level of innovation, marketability, and usability. Participation is free of charge.

Further partners include WT | Wearable Technologies, StartupCon, BIM World, UnternehmerTUM, Medical Valley, Gate Garching, ACCIO, CSEM, G2 Startup, IFJ, ISPO Munich, Business OULU, Wolves Summit, Technoloport, Munich Startup, Censis, IoThings, SwissPropTech, French Tech Cote d’Azur, Team Cote d’Azur, High-Tech Gründerfonds, TechTour, Engerati, MIT Entreprise Forum Poland, Alp ICT, IoT Forum CE, Taitra, THINGS Stockholm, Government of Canada, Innovative City, Polar Bear Pitching, Inn.Kubator, Deutsche Startups, EYIF, IoT Catalan Alliance and many more.