SAP Celebrates Winners of the 2018 SAP Innovation Awards

WALLDORF SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the winners of the 2018 SAP Innovation Awards, which honor individuals and companies using SAP platform technologies to transform their business, drive innovation and win in the digital economy.

The awards recognize SAP customer and partner innovations driven by the SAP HANA business data platform, SAP Leonardo capabilities, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Analytics solutions and SAP S/4HANA.

Winners by category include:

  • Process Innovation: City of San Diego, NTT DOCOMO, ExxonMobil, PwC, Ruralco, SAR Group
  • Next-Gen Innovator: Nextview, Rainforest Connection, Queensland Treasury
  • Digital Transformation: Bilbao City Council, HarrisLogic, Maple Leaf Foods, Moderna Therapeutics, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), AB SKF, Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • Industry Disruptor: Shell Aviation
  • Best Run: Ballance Agri-Nutrients
  • Social Hero: Gustave Roussy
  • Regional Choice: China General Nuclear Power Corporation, EOH Int., JFE Steel, Kaiserwetter, L3 Technologies, San Miguel Global, Waterwatch Cooperative
  • Honorable Mention: Bundeswehr – German Armed Forces

Commenting on the SAP Innovation Award, Beat Deuber, head of energy at SBB, said, “This recognition confirms our endeavor to exploit the opportunities of digitalization to increase energy and cost efficiency. With the active integration of our consumers, we contribute to the implementation of the Swiss federal energy strategy. The SAP Innovation Award is an incentive for us to consistently pursue this path.”

In honor of these achievements, the SAP Innovation Awards team has made donations in the winners’ names to three deserving nonprofits: Ākina Foundation, Junior Achievement Worldwide and Teach for All. Learn more about them on the SAP Innovation Awards website.

Eligible winners will receive passes to SAP’s annual conference, SAPPHIRE NOW, being held June 5-7 in Orlando, Florida, to attend the SAP Innovation Award winners’ celebration.

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