With its focus on sustainability, environmental awareness and design, Smappee is the perfect candidate to compete for awards within the sector. We are very proud to have won several prizes up to now. If you are interested in knowing which ones, you can read all about it here.
The Internet of Energy conference, held in Cologne from 7 to 8 March, focussed on “Disruptive Business Models – from selling electrons to selling services”. In the “Start-up Showcase” category, Smappee won from five other competitors for an independent four-man jury and was honoured for its business model.
Apps are playing a vital role in modern day media use. Their value and significance are constantly increasing – more and more companies are using app-based customer communication. The Energy App Award, in cooperation with the E-World Energy Trade Show, is intended to recognise this, and to reward innovative digital solutions which are particularly customer-friendly. The Smappee app, which empowers customers to use energy more efficiently, has won in the 'Jury Category'.
Bringing tech&science closer to people is an international, digital campaign celebrating the greatest explorers and inventors, as well as the world-changing projects they are working on. With a reach of 2 million people from 100 countries and engagement of over 50 international partners – the aim is to support easier knowledge exchange and build the network of doers&makers, where top-notch innovative projects from all over the world are boosted with ideas, cooperation proposals, business offers.
The Energy Globe Award brings worldwide projects to the fore that tackle the greatest environmental issues of today and tomorrow. The best initiative was chosen from each of the 177 participating countries. With much pride we can reveal that our founder Stefan Grosjean picked up the national award for Belgium. Smappee’s entry consists of giving consumers power and control over their own consumption and—if the user has solar panels—their own production too. In this way, each of us as individuals play our part in moving towards an environmentally conscious society.
The Frost and Sullivan Global Product Leadership Award evaluates participants for 2 categories of criteria. The first category is an assessment of the product itself : to what extent does the product match a need? How qualitative and reliable is it? What’s its added value and how does it score in terms of service, positioning and design? In the second category, the participating company is judged for business-related aspects, such as financial results, customer prospection, operational efficiency, growth potential and human capital.
In 2015 Smappee was put forward as the best participant of the year and won the award. Another prestigious recognition of our work!
The UX Design Awards are intended for electronical products, digital solutions and services that focus on user-friendliness and design. Every year, a professional jury selects 50 ‘UX Design Award Nominated’ participants from the submissions. In 2015 Smappee was one of those 50, which proves our sense for design!
To encourage professionals and companies to build in an eco-friendly and sustainable way, Batibouw organizes the Eco Parcours and the Eco Award. The participating exhibitors have an eco-friendly philosophy, production method and product range in common. It is our greatest pleasure to announce that Smappee has received the Batibouw Eco Award 2015. Our mission is to change the attitude and habits of our customers, as we now that real, sustainable savings start with a behavioral change.
With its Ecodesign Award PRO, the Public Waste Agency of Flanders (OVAM) wants to reward designers for their ecological efforts. For its evaluation, the jury focuses on criteria such as eco-design and environmental product development. Another important element is the number of phases of the product life cycle, in which the participant takes into account ecological aspects.
In 2014 Smappee won the Ecodesign Award PRO for the category ‘product on the market’. With this prize, OVAM wants to reward Smappee for the efforts made for the environment and for the energy Smappee users can save thanks to their product.
In 2014 Design Flanders organized the 21st edition of the Henry van de Velde Awards and Labels. Smappee was nominated and finally won the prize!
Winning this award is a prestigious recognition. It confirms the high level of quality of Smappee’s work. With this prize, the organizer wants to stimulate the prize-winning participants to keep up the good work and continue their journey of experiment and creativity.
Every year 50 fast-growing technological companies compete for the Deloitte Technology Fast-50 Award. Participating companies that started their activities less than 5 years ago, are automatically eligible for the ‘Rising Star’-category. This title goes to the most successful technological start-up. An external jury evaluates the participants for their potential turn-over, their degree of innovation and their scalability. In 2014 Smappee was considered by Deloitte the most successful start-up, and ended up being the ‘Rising Star 2014’.