Find out all about SIAL Innovation 2018...
In 2018, SIAL Innovation has been a real success with 2,355 products presented to expert juries in 3 categories:
- Targeted buyers
- Equipment and Technologies
Among the products selected in these different categories, the best ones received special awards:
- The SIAL Grand Prix Innovation Awards by product category
- A special award for the 3 best innovations with a Gold / Silver / Bronze Grand Prix
The product selection criteria
- The innovative nature of the products
- New consumer benefit
- Launch after October 2016 (for the 2018 edition)
The products selection
- Exhibitors are invited to register their innovative products on an online platform from June prior to SIAL.
- The products are sent to the experts in France who will hold several Committees between July and the end of August.
- A jury of experts meets in September to elect the Grand Prizes by Category.
- The Grand Prizes are unveiled at the end of the SIAL Press Conference.
- The Gold, Silver and Bronze awards will be announced during SIAL Paris 2020.
SIAL Innovation 2018 in figures
- 11 Grand Prizes by product sector
- 1 Grand Prize Ingredients - PAI
- 1 Equipment and Technology Grand Prize
- 2 Grand Prizes per target group of buyers combined (distribution and catering)
- 2,355 products declared
- 801 selected innovations
The innovative nature of the products
New consumer benefit
Launch after October 2016 (for the 2018 edition)