There are five categories for assessing performance in our Best Innovator competition:
- Is the innovation strategy developed and implemented by top management?
- Is a culture of innovation firmly embedded within the organization as a key factor to drive innovation competence?
- Do rigorous innovation lifecycle management processes increase the participants' profit margins?
- Does the company leverage enabling factors to successfully implement innovations?
- Is innovation sustainable and is it implemented successfully?
This year's contest will have a special focus on Supplier Innovation.