2021 Awards

The Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence are recognized as the industry’s top accolades, and aim to celebrate the best new technologies and innovations from all over the world. The awards are judged by a fully independent, international panel of journalists and industry experts, and presented at Tire Technology Expo, during a special gala dinner at the Hannover Messe.

Categories include: Environmental Achievement of the Year, in recognition of environmental advances in the tire industry; Tire Technology of the Year, in recognition of important advances in technology; Tire Industry Supplier of the Year, in recognition of excellence by suppliers to the tire industry; Tire Manufacturing Innovation of the Year, in recognition of scientific and technological excellence in tire manufacturing; and Tire Manufacturer of the Year, in recognition of achievements by tire manufacturers.

The awards are coordinated by Tire Technology International magazine, which is published by UKi Media & Events, the organizer of Tire Technology Expo.

2020 Awards Winners


Michelin

Tire Manufacturer of the Year

Andrew Tinker

Lifetime Achievement Award

Michelin – Uptis

Tire Technology of the Year


RubberJet Valley

Environmental Achievement of the Year

Eastman

Tire Industry Supplier of the Year

VMI - Synchro Crown Drum

Tire Manufacturing Innovation of the Year

Alex O'Neill - University of Surrey/Land Rover

Young Scientist Prize


Past Award Winners

2019

Tire Manufacturer of the Year: Michelin
Lifetime Achievement Award: Rudi Hein
Tire Technology of the Year: SRI – Sensing Core
Environmental Achievement of the Year: Bridgestone – HSR
Tire Industry Supplier of the Year: Test World
Manufacturing Innovation of the Year: HF Group – ONE TBM
Young Scientist Prize: Chidambaram Subramanian


2018

Tire Manufacturer of the Year: Pirelli
Lifetime Achievement Award: Ulf Sandberg
Tire Technology of the Year: MegaRide
Environmental Achievement of the Year: Goodyear
Tire Industry Supplier of the Year: Smithers Rapra
Manufacturing Innovation of the Year: Versalis
Young Scientist Prize: Corentin Hermange


2017

Tire Manufacturer of the Year: Continental
Lifetime Achievement Award: Professor Gert Heinrich
Tire Technology of the Year: Sumitomo Rubber Industries
Environmental Achievement of the Year: Versalis / Genomatica
Tire Industry Supplier of the Year: VMI Group
Manufacturing Innovation of the Year: Bridgestone
Young Scientist Prize: Pavel Sarkisov


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