XenomatiX, a true solid state lidar technology provider, is awarded the 2019 CLEPA Innovation Award in the category of Connectivity and Automation for SMEs.
CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, recognizes outstanding contribution and excellence in the automotive supply industry in the fields of Environment, Safety, Cooperation, and Connectivity & Automation. CLEPA organised the CLEPA Innovation Awards Gala at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels, in cooperation with Deloitte. XenomatiX received a special SME prize.
The competition is open for automotive supply industry companies of all sizes and recognises innovation in the fields of: Connectivity & Automation – Cooperation – Safety – Environment. A panel of 8 judges, all renowned in their field, evaluated the proposals based on 4 criteria: Ambition (what is the potential of the innovation), Market relevance (cost-effectiveness, added value to consumers), Impact (long-term effects) and Quality.
This year, Bosch won the first prize in Connectivity and Automation for its Vehicle localisation system. APTIV was awarded in the Cooperation category for its Automated Driving Satellite Compute Platform, which also won the third prize for Safety. In Environment, MAHLE’s eCooling system for electric vehicles convinced the jury, while Joyson Safety Systems won in the Safety category with their Far Side Airbag.
Leuven MindGate member XenomatiX was awarded a special SME prize for their LiDAR solutions.
“We are proud to win this award and be recognised for our innovation. We see the CLEPA Award as a confirmation of our unique, innovative and outstanding lidar technology, as we work towards our goal of becoming a disruptive Tier II lifting ADAS and AD to the next level", said Filip Geuens, XenomatiX’s CEO
Source: CLEPA / XenomatiX