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Awards & Innovations

3 competitions at Busworld Europe!

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  1. Busworld Vehicle Awards
  2. Busworld Digital Awards (new)
  3. Innovations

1. Busworld Vehicle Awards

For the 20th time, Busworld Europe organises a competition for vehicles presented by exhibitors at Busworld Europe. 


Who can participate?

Vehicle manufacturers with a booth at Busworld Europe. 


What vehicles are allowed?

There are 3 categories (bus - coach - intercity). If your vehicle meets the conditions of the category, you can participate. For more detailed information, please download the 'Busworld Vehicle Awards Rules & Regulations' below.


Important timings


12.05.23 Deadline participation: number of vehicles + category to
16.06.23 Deadline participation via online application form - 1 per vehicle
21.07.23 Deadline technical data sheet via online form - per vehicle
29.09.23 Delivery of the vehicle between 2pm and 7pm at Brussels Expo
30.09.23 Test day
06.10.23 Handover of the Grand Awards during the Opening Gala


Rules & Regulations

Rules&Regulations-BusworldVehicleAwards2023-ENG.pdf 160.6 KB
Busworld Awards 2019 with Atomium background

Online application forms

Please make sure yur vehicle meets the requirements of the category before and when you apply. 

Deadline 1 = 12 May (number of vehicles + category per e-mail at

Deadline 2 = 16 June 2023 (online application forms)

2. Busworld Digital Awards


Who can participate?

All Busworld exhibitors offering a complete or partial digital product/service/solution.


5 categories


1. Connected Mobility:

Mobility as a Service Concepts (MaaS); digital ticketing platforms; digital multi-modal passenger transportation and long distance travel/booking concepts incorporating different means of transportation; digital on- demand services for the last mile; …


2. Digitally Enhanced Driving:

ADAS Systems, driver assistance with electronic systems enhancing safety; ADAS Systems, driver assistance with electronic systems enhancing sustainability/efficiency; digitally assisted driving up to SAE Level 4; fully autonomous driving SAE level 5 without driver; providing digital high definition maps for AD; camera based mirror replacement systems (mirror view, 360 degree systems); automated emergency systems, “e-call”; …


3. Digital Operational Excellence:

operational planning of public transport systems and vehicles; predictive, digital maintenance for ICE vehicles; conventional fleet management; data collection and data analytics; innovative data access interfaces and delivery/analytic schemes; remote control apps to activate vehicle systems from afar; …


4. E-mobility management:

analysing and planning tools for setting up emob PT systems in a company concerning routes; infrastructure (BEV and H2) and vehicles; digital charging concepts for fleets and energy management systems; digital surveyance of batteries and preventive analysis/sensation of malfunctions; high end battery management systems; battery health analysis for customers; …


5. Digital On Board Comfort:

modern digital infotainment devices/concepts for driver and/or passengers; digital entertainment platforms; high end connectivity and WiFi coverage inside the vehicles; digital tour guide systems and POI-systems/apps; passenger comfort devices like tech seats (App controlled) or snack machines with digital payment; travel apps for touring operators with all-encompassing customer service; …




- apply before 16 June 2023 with an online form

- send all the information before 31 July 2023

- shortlist will be announced on 1 September 2023

- handover of the awards during the Digital Mobility Solutions Conference on Wednesday, 11 October 2023


Read all the details of this competition in the below 'Rules & Regulations' document or contact 


Rules & Regulations

Rules&RegulationsBusworldDigitalAwards2023-ENG.pdf 112.79 KB
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3. Innovations

Every exhibitor can apply to be on the Innovation of Busworld Europe 2023 shortlist. An international jury selects the entries on the shortlist, the Busworld visitor has the final decision and votes for a YES or NO during the show. This will drive extra traffic to your booth.

Applications will open soon!