AutoSens Awards

Join us to celebrate the best and brightest working at the cutting-edge of innovation in ADAS and autonomous vehicle technology.


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Following the success of last year’s online Awards, we’re back and streaming live with a whole new set of categories to recognise achievement and creativity in our Community.

If you work for a company that’s making strides in the industry, or know a colleague or team that’s breaking new ground, we want to know about it. Our team of expert judges will review every entry, and the ‘Most Exciting Start-Up’ Award will be decided by a live vote at the ceremony. Check out the six award categories and enter below (please note there is no fee to enter).

Previous Award Winners

2021 Award Categories

2020 Vision Award

Are you a part of, or do you know a visionary team of engineers? This award goes to those inspiring progress throughout the vehicle perception ecosystem.

This award is aimed at Teams who are shaping the industry in a big way right now, and whose impact will last for years to come. Their 2020 Vision is our inspiration for the future.

Most Exciting Start-Up

Recognising a genuine intent to create a business, change the world and be known as a force for change in a single small company of motivated, passionate people. Voted on live at the online ceremony.

The award for the most exciting startup is open to all young companies under 2 years old (as of 01/01/2021) that are “one to watch”, having created a dynamic business model with the potential to make a seismic change.

Most Innovative Application or Deployment of Computer Vision

Recognising teams or companies that have applied computer vision technology to automotive, in a way that is set to change the industry and make cars safer. This Award will be awarded to the most innovative use of CV that has been demonstrated in action and that it is set to truly disrupt the status quo.

Open to all applications of computer vision in automotive, ADAS and autonomous driving, either in development or production, including deep learning and AI applications.

Most Novel Research

Highlighting the exceptional work across not only academia, but also in research organisations throughout the automotive supply chain. This award will go to a team or individual doing research that is making a significant impact in the technical community.

The novel research award is open to all stand-out research projects and programmes ongoing in 2021 that are seeking to find and share new understanding, ideas and knowledge.

Best in Class Software for Perception Systems

Recognising the best in class software for vehicle perception systems. Software pervades all parts of the perception technology ecosystem, this Award will be won by a truly innovative software-based solution that is augmenting perception capabilities.

This award will recognise the best software available for use in the development of perception systems or within the system itself. Submissions must be for commercialised products, not concepts.

Hardware Development of the Year

The stand-out hardware innovation of the last 12 months, from sensors to processors, optics or other physical components critical to the operation of ADAS or AV perception systems.

This award will recognise the best sensor, processor or other hardware innovation that will further the autonomous vehicle development. Submissions must be for commercialised products, not concepts.

Enter the Awards

Please write up to 500 words per category. You should include:

  • A brief background of the company history to date
  • Details of significant achievements
  • A summary of how they are relevant in the industry, what is unique about their product / novel features / approach and what is the growth potential / scalability
  • Any other information you feel will support the submission