Celebrating customers and partners that are using the SAP HANA platform or other SAP Platform and Technology solutions to innovate their businesses.

Submissions are being Judged

Entry Submission Phase
DECEMBER 9,2016 - MARCH 17,2017
Choose a category and submit you entry about your SAP HANA or SAP Platform and Technology project.
Submit entry by 6pm PST on March 17.
Judging (Submissions closed)
MARCH 29,2017 - APRIL 11,2017
Judges score all qualified entries. The two entries with the highest score per category will be named winners.
Winners Announced
APRIL 19,2017
Winners recognized and showcased at SAPPHIRE NOW
About the Award
The SAP HANA Innovation award recognizes the extraordinary ways customers and partners are innovating and winning in the digital economy using SAP Platform and Technology solutions. Entrants may select from one of three categories:
Digital Trailblazer
Breakthrough innovation, enabling new business models and opportunities.
Social Hero
Creating social change and improving people’s lives.
Process Innovator
Transforming business with agile data driven processes.
Learn more about categories



Special Awards

This year for the first time there will be a series of special awards up for grabs beyond first and second place HANA Innovation Award winners.

Find out more about the Special Awards
How to Enter
Entering your innovation is easy:
Select an award track and category
Prepare your pitch deck using the supplied PowerPoint template
Complete the online entry form
Submit your entry
To get all the details, see How to Enter
See how to enter
2016 Winners
Mercy
Analytics Wizard Award
Vodafone
Digital Trailblazer Award
Lenovo
Process Simplifier Award
Stanford Medical School
Next-Gen Apps Award
View all 2016 winners
Top Prizes per Category
Winners for each category can choose the recipient of their prize money from a list of eligible charities vetted by SAP.
1st Place:
$5,000
donation to charity
2nd Place:
$3,000
donation to charity
SAPPHIRE NOW Pass
The top two entries in each of the Entry Category will also receive 1 ticket to SAPPHIRE NOW. Please note: travel and expenses are not included and government and government owned entities do not qualify for charity and SAPPHIRE NOW passes but are encouraged to enter.
Official Contest Rules


Special Awards
This year for the first time there will be a series of special awards up for grabs beyond first and second place HANA Innovation Award winners.

Find out more about the Special Awards
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