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Future show dates:

Post Expo 2018
Dates: 9-11 October 2018
Location: Hamburg , Germany
(Provisional)

Future show dates:

Post Expo 2019
Dates: 1-3 October 2019
Location: Hall 8, RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 
START UP INNOVATION JURY
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Start Up Innovation Jury


Post-Expo and the Postal Innovation Platform (PIP) invite start-ups to present innovative products or solutions with a unique value proposition that may have the potential to change the postal and logistics market or even create a new market. Start-ups can present their idea, product or solution to a wide audience and a jury of postal and logistics experts will select the start-up that ranks best according to the award criteria.

Application process

Start-ups can apply to participate at the Post-Expo / PIP Innovation Jury sessions. Among all applications, a panel including the jurors will select the start-ups that will get the opportunity to present their idea, product or solution during the Post-Expo / PIP Innovation Jury at Post Expo 2017 in Geneva, in the afternoon of September 26th. All selected participants will receive a three days pass for the entire Post-Expo event.

Applications must

  • include a description of the idea, product or solution, describing its main features and
  • reflect as much as possible on the award criteria (innovation, value & impact).
Applications may contain images or visualizations and must not exceed 300 words. Applications not in conformity with these requirements will be rejected.

If you are interested to present your idea, product or solution at the Post-Expo / PIP Innovation Jury please submit your application no later than July 7th and mail the application to postal-innovation@epfl.ch. You will be notified whether you have been chosen by the end of July.

Award criteria

Innovation

The innovation is a new and innovative idea offering an exciting new product or solution. It has identified new, so far unmet customer needs and is able to address those needs.

Value

The innovation has a unique value proposition and differentiates itself from other products or solutions. It has a good cost - benefit ratio and provides a robust business model and market entry strategy. It has a significant value proposition.

Impact

It has the capability to change (part of) the market or can even create a new market. The innovation has the capability to impact the way things are done within its area of application in the future (game changer). It will have an impact on the industry, the environment and society.​


Moderators

  • Bernhard Bukovc, chairman, Postal Innovation Platform, FRANCE
  • John Callan, founder, PostalVision2020, Ursa Major Associates

PIP Start-Up Innovation Jury Judges

  • Elmar Toime, chairman Postea Group, former CEO of New Zealand Post and member of the supervisory board of DHL, Postea Group Inc
  • Dieter Bambauer, member of the management board of Swiss Post, Head of PostLogistics
  • Nick Pendleton, angel investor, entrepreneur, business mentor and former director strategy & innovation at Royal Mail Group
  • Mattia Crespi, Institute for the Future, Palo Alto
 

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❝ The event is a very good one, like every year. I like this event, it is very important to come and very meet everybody. It’s very important to hear from everybody what is going on. ❞
Paul-Marie Chavanne, CEO, DPDGROUP, FRANCE
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❝ It is a very important event and we are excited. We have seen a lot of things and it will definitely help our business to grow and improve. ❞
Faleh Mohammad Al-Naemi, Chairman of the Board and Managing Director, THE QATAR POSTAL SERVICE COMPANY, QATAR
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❝ This event is great for networking with people all over the world to learn new things from the industry. To share joint experiences in transformation efforts that many posts are going through. ❞
Sascha Hower, Group Chief Operating Officer, SINGAPORE POST, SINGAPORE
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❝ The event is very useful because we get to network, we get to meet people and to meet suppliers and also to learn some new things. There’s lots of innovation going on in our business and I think it’s a good forum. ❞
Colin Campbell, Director Environment and Social Responsibility, NORWAY POST, NORWAY
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❝ I think it’s a good forum for postal people to really learn about what’s happening in terms of innovation in postal services. ❞
Nixon Gecheo, Member of the Universal Service Advisory Council, COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF KENYA, KENYA
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❝ It’s an opportunity for everybody, especially in this area to find new things. ❞
Dinca Dragos, IT&C Director, ROMANIA POST, ROMANIA
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❝ It’s a really great because all the postal supply chain is here, represented. ❞
Antonino Scribellito, Project Manager, Safepost, POSTEUROP, BELGIUM
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❝ Here you have a lot of time, great audience and we can discuss the kind of requirements and transit details. ❞
JURGEN KISTERS, Global Industry Head Postal, Transportation and Casino, WINCOR NIXDORF, GERMANY
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❝ It’s very good, we’re right here where our clients are, where the most interest for our vehicles are, so it’s the perfect space for us to showcase our vehicles and our services. ❞
Win Neidlinger, Director Business Development, STREETSCOOTER, GERMANY
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❝ It’s a very good quality of visitors here, so we meet all the important people. ❞
Jens Alder, Sales Director – Mail and Logistics, OCS CHECKWEIGHERS, GERMANY
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❝ Most of the people we’ve been talking to have been C level, CEOs, Vice-Presidents of these big organisations, or these postal organisations, of these large freight organisations, so it’s been an outstanding result from our perspective. ❞
Wayne Souter, Chief Executive Officer, TRACKERSENSE, UK
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❝ We’ve had some new, interesting prospects from the Middle East and also from Asia. ❞
Bo Helmer Larsen, Sales Director, LYNGSOE SYSTEMS, DENMARK
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❝ I am very happy with it. Last year in Stockholm was great, but I think this show does much better, so I’m very happy with the show. ❞
Johan Hoelen, Global Account Manager CEP Market, VAN RIET MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS, NETHERLANDS
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❝ E-commerse is booming along side with that the postal industry, it’s definitely the place to be and to have one event where you can be assured that everybody is going to be here. ❞
Indrek Oolup, Co-Founder, CLEVERON, ESTONIA
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❝ TPG exhibited for the first time at Post-Expo 2016 in Hong Kong. We found good and powerful Asian partners for TPG. I hope to find new European and American partners this year at Post-Expo 2017 in Geneva. ❞
Poorang Danesh, Managing Director, TPG International and Domestic Express, Iran
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