We are nominated: OPTIMAL SYSTEMS GmbH from Berlin is one of the candidates for the “Innovator of the Year 2018.”

It is one of the biggest public prizes awarded by Die Deutsche Wirtschaft (DDW): More than 80,000 company owners, managing directors, and executives from industry and medium-sized businesses will be called to vote again in 2018 to award the DDW prize.

Der Publikumspreis der deutschen Wirtschaft

OPTIMAL SYSTEMS received the nomination for “Innovator of the Year 2018” in the category “Technology and Products” for enaio® redline – our ECM-EIM framework for solution developers, which relies on the latest technologies and open standards in order to develop tailor-made specialist applications in the shortest possible time.

In order to keep Germany stable as a leading economic nation, changes must be initiated. It is up to business and its stakeholders to master the challenges of permanent change and, above all, to play a decisive role in shaping it as innovators. DDW honors these innovators and lets business take part in the vote. Around 10,000 top decision-makers from DDW’s readership then vote at the award ceremony.

Nominierung für enaio® redline

Three candidates per prize category will be presented to the readers. The seven categories this year are:

  • Consulting
  • Communication
  • Market
  • Technology and products
  • Digitization
  • Working worlds
  • Public authorities and locations


The prizes will be awarded at a ceremony that will once again take place in the exclusive business club in the heart of Düsseldorf in front of around 300 business people.

Support us with your vote by signing up for the DDW newsletter to automatically receive voting notifications. And it’s worth participating: Among all those voting for “Innovator of the Year 2018,” DDW is running a prize draw for a total of four attractive hotel stays.

We are looking forward to the results of the vote and who will be in the lead at the end – may the best candidate win!