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Air Cargo Innovation Awards 2015

The Air Cargo Innovation Awards is an initiative which strives to drive greater innovation by encouraging entrepreneurial ideas for the air cargo industry to:

  • Be an enabler for the Industry, meaning leading to increased competitiveness of Air Cargo compared with other modes of transport and/or enable commodities that were not possible to carry in a safe and cost efficient way in the past
  • Increase quality and/or decrease cost of operations
  • Develop technologies that optimize revenue and/or capacity utilization and/or shorten the lead time and/or enhance service availability

Finalist ideas

The following candidates will present their projects at the World Cargo Symposium:

  • CANTrack by Floris Kleijn
  • CLIVE by Niall Van de Wouw
  • Cargo Claims by Kiona van de Burg

Cargo Innovation Awards      


The winner of the best idea will be awarded USD 20,000; up to two runners-up will be awarded USD 10,000 each. Winners will also be able to use a logo to promote their business idea. In addition to the cash award, the Air Cargo Innovation Award offers networking opportunities and recognition.

Key dates

  • 13 March 2014 to 31 January 2015: Submission of business ideas
  • 31 January 2015: Submission deadline
  • 12 February 2015: Finalists of Air Cargo Innovation Awards announced
  • 10-12 March 2015: World Cargo Symposium
  • 12 March 2015: Finalists’ presentations at World Cargo Symposium
  • 12 March 2015: Winner and runners-up of Air Cargo Innovation Awards announced

Terms & conditions

The Air Cargo Innovation Awards is open to all individuals. Submitters must comply with the terms and conditions (pdf) pertaining and can participate as an individual, a team or an enterprise.


Additional information

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