Apply now! Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2023

Nominations for the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2023 are opened!  This Award is given to companies which have made an outstanding contribution towards the field of geothermal energy in the form of innovative products, scientific research or project initiatives.

deadline for applications: 28th December 2022

Follow the hashtag #GeoInnAward2023 to be aware of the last updates on the process (deadlines, nominations…).

The competition is calling for European projects, processes, products, and initiatives from European companies, entities, or organizations across all value chain and geothermal applications, provided that they are located or have operations within Europe.

Jury of the year:

  • David Bruhn, coordinator EERA Joint Programme Geothermal Energy
  • Miklos Antics, EGEC President
  • Javier Urchueguia, Chairman geothermal panel RHC ETIP, UPV, Spain
  • Fausto Batini, Magma Energy, ETIP-DG President, Italy
  • Sandra Kircher, Head of Trade Fairs, Geotherm Expo&Congress, Germany
  • Gerdi Breembroek, IWG President
  • Kamila Izabella Piotrowska, EGEC Vice-president
  • Van Wees Jan-Diederik, ETIP DG Vice-chairman
  • Sara Montomoli, EGEC Ordinary Member of the Board


  • Nominations open: 18/11/2022
  • Closing nominations: 28/12/2022
  • Announce the finalists: 3/02/2023
  • Announce the winner: 2-3 March 2023 – physical event, at GeoTHERM

The entry must cover a field application of a new concept or the development of an existing process or product to provide an innovative and sustainable approach, released within the previous year (01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022). Benefits, improvements, replicability, and reliability of the innovation should be clearly stated in the entry form. The winner’s innovation becomes public domain.
If research projects, to be qualified as innovation, nominees should have technology readiness level (TRL), as defined by the Horizon 2020 Work Programme, of 7 or higher.
Participants can submit one innovation per entity per year. Unsuccessful applications will be eligible for nomination at future awards. Participants providing false information will not be accepted in the current and future editions.

No entry fee is required.

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