Innovation

SOLUTRANS Innovation Awards

Published on by Jennifer ABIJABER - updated on

This year, many awards will be comprised in the SOLUTRANS Innovation Awards.

The Awards organised by the Lyon Métropole CCI (chamber of Commerce and Industry)

Logo trophée SOLUTRANS 2017

The Lyon Chamber of Commerce organised and launched the award in 2001, in which the most striking innovations that improved the performance of a body-on-frame vehicle were rewarded.

Two categories of participants (Bodywork manufacturers and Equipment Manufacturers) compete for four awards: gold, silver, bronze and sustainable development.


Discover the 2017 jury:

  • Bertrand  EULOGE - Journaliste chez Editions Lariviere
  • Benoit  BARBEDETTE - Directeur des rédactions chez Info6tm groupe de presse
  • Jean-Yves  KERBRAT - Editeur et journaliste chez AMJMEDIA sites TRANSPORTISSIMO.COM et TP-NEWS.COM et magazine PROFESSION-CARROSSIER
  • Grégory COTTIER - Responsable de service homologation MAN Camions et Bus SAS
  • Guillaume CROSET - Business developer chez PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN
  • Steve GIGUET - Responsable du développement commercial véhicules Gaz Naturel IVECO France
  • Stéphane GONNAND - VOLVO TRUCKS France
  • Bernard GUINET - Comité de rédaction chez CCI de Lyon
  • Hélène SALAVILLE - Déléguée régionale chez INPI
  • Evelyne VERGNE - Responsable des véhicules spéciaux chez RENAULT
  • Pierre BONNET - CCI de Lyon
  • Christian BOUCHER - Président et Trésorier chez RENAULT TRUCKS
  • Marc BUFFENOIR - Responsable homologation et support avant la vente des véhicules spéciaux chez SCANIA France

Send us your application to SOLUTRANS Innovation awards

Application form for SOLUTRANS 2017 exhibitors only.
Deadline for sending in applications: Wednesday 20th September 2017, 6:00 pm
In electronic format only via www.wetransfer.com to [email protected].

Download the application file

Read the contest rules

New in 2017, the awards organised by the LUTB Transport & Mobility Systems cluster and the PFA Automotive industry & Mobilities

The Low emission driveline Award

Send us your application to the Low emission driveline Award

Deadline for sending in applications: Wednesday 20th September 2017, 6:00 pm
In electronic format only via www.wetransfer.fr to [email protected]

Download the application file

Read the contest rules

"Research to Business" Award for innovative SMEs

The winning SME is chosen by representatives from the automotive sector (Renault, PSA, Faurecia, Plastic Omnium, Valeo, Michelin, Renault Trucks, RATP) following the SME pitches organised by the PFA this year as part of its open innovation initiatives. The winner will be announced on 21 November 2017 during SOLUTRANS. 

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