JA Europe Innovation of the Year

1st Place

hearNprotect is an ear insert model of ear protection that allows noise to travel through the ear providing near maximum hearing, whilst still protecting the ears.

2nd Place

Arkai from Belgium (Flanders) launched its first product: an adjustable bra for young women. The bra will grow with teenagers from a size 70A till a size 90C, without decreasing in quality over time.

3rd Place

Drug n Drop from Greece created a complete smart system for the management of expired medicine, capable of collecting and processing data, thanks to integrated sensors and scanners.

Chair Judge

Sten Saar

CEO of Zego

Jury Members

Nuno J. Martins

Government Partnerships & Initiatives
EMEA Territory Director / Intel

Marko Curavic

Head Of Unit
European Commission

Marie Dousova

BEO Nestle Professional for Central, Eastern and Southern Europe

Elvira Ragozzino


Ivana Cattaneo

Executive Director Oncology Policy & Healthcare Systems, Novartis

Edward de Jager

Serial Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist
Unknown Group

Alexandre Pouille

Vice President Finance, Europe
Anheuser-Busch InBev

Flávio Sodré

VP, Global Risk Management
Anheuser-Busch InBev

Celine Carrera

Director Of Education
EIT Health

Frédérique Naulette

Global Youth Lead
Nestlé Europe