For the fourth consecutive year, the Alstom Innovation Awards internal contest (“I Nove You”) have distinguished one of the R&D projects developed in Spain as part of the best and most innovative projects carried out in the company in 2018. Grabcad, a CAD crowdsourcing design project, developed by the engineering teams based in Madrid and Barcelona has received the « Golden award » in the Innovative Processes category.
The I Nove You Alstom Innovation Awards is a company-wide internal programme organised every year since 2008 with the objective to reward the most innovative ideas and thus foster innovative projects throughout the Company. This year the contest reached an outstanding number of 599 project submissions from 53 different sites representing 27 countries and involving more than 2,000 employees.
Open to all employees across all business lines and sites, the competition rewards creativity in every shape and form, spanning products, systems, processes, sustainable development, and even Open innovation.
In previous editions, Alstom teams in Spain were awarded for their respective innovations in predictive maintenance (TrainScanner, I Nove You 2015), in security control rooms architecture (Sydney tram control center, I Nove You 2016) or in digital mobility (Mastria, I Nove You 2017).