The company took part in the nineteenth annual competition entitled Innovation 2014, put on by the Association of Innovative Entrepreneurship CR (Asociace inovačního podnikání ČR). An evaluation of the best innovative products by applicants based in the Czech Republic, judging was conducted by a committee of twelve experts. We entered the UniControls ELM101 energy meter into the contest. This is a certified device for the transportation sector that measures the energy consumed and recuperated by railway vehicles. The awards ceremony took place on 5th December 2014, at the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, where the energy meter was selected as the best innovative product of the year and we received the honorary prize. The competition was accompanied by a special event – the Inventions and Innovation Fair, incorporating an exhibition entitled INNOVATION 2014 – A Week of Research, Development and Innovation in the Czech Republic, where all the products registered were personally presented.
UniControls reaches the final of prestigious European Business Awards
UniControls has been named as one of the finalists and Ruban d'Honneur recipient in the 2014/5 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM. Selected as one of 10 finalists in the category The Business of the Year Award (T/O €0-25m), the company will now go on to compete in the third and final round of judging resulting in 11 overall category winners to be announced later this year.
UniControls is one of the sponsors of theMetrorail Forum & Exhibition, which will be held on 9 and 10 April 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. The main focus of the forum is investing in an environmentally-friendly, fast, wheelchair-accessible, integrated, and sustainable underground system.
UniControls will introduce itself along with SYSGO in a joint lecture “The SIL4 Certified Platform for Controlling Urban and Suburban Rail Transport” and in a display at stands no. 31 and 32 in the exhibition part of the event.