The German IT-Mittelstand Association (BITMi) has taken over the patronage of the this year’s INNOVATION award-IT. Aachen, 23 January 2014 the Association supports so that the award of the Initiative Mittelstand, specifically is presented that to IT companies, which facilitate the daily work of SMEs with their solutions and strengthen their competitiveness. With the participation of the IT INNOVATION Prize above all small and medium-sized enterprises get the chance to present their innovative and interesting solutions to a wider audience”, explains Dr. Oliver Grun, BITMi President and CEO of green Software AG, its commitment. Already in the past few years, Green had supported the initiative as a member of the jury.

We see the collaboration with the BITMi as a strategic partnership, as our respective orientations complement each other very well. The middle class is to the heart and the announcement of innovative solutions is our passion, and passion,”says Rainer Kolmel, Managing Director of the Initiative Mittelstand. The INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT is awarded during CeBIT for the eleventh time in 2014. The 40 award categories big data this year for the first time to the category “supplemented. The application period runs until mid-February. The BITMi calls all IT companies, to apply with their innovative products, solutions and services. The nominees and winners are determined by a jury made up of well-known experts. Decision criteria are among the innovation content, the benefits, as well as the relevance for SMEs. The German IT-Mittelstand Association: The German IT-Mittelstand Association (BITMi) represents over 1,000 companies in the IT and thus is the largest professional association for medium-sized only interests.