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The wait is finally over. The judges have reviewed the 68 finalist and I am thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 SAP Innovation Awards (listed below)

With their achievements, each eligible winner will be receiving one complementary pass to SAPPHIRE NOW. Additionally SAP will be paying forward a total of $42,000 amongst the following non-profit organizations: Ākina Foundation, Junior Achievement Worldwide, and Teach for All

Thank you to all the customers & partners who participated. Your accomplishments show great value and impact to your organizations. We enjoyed learning about the amazing ways that are using SAP technologies to enable innovation. View all submissions on the SAP Innovation Awards 2018 website

Let us know which of the following winners you find most compelling by Tweeting: #SAPinnovation and be sure to connect with the many SAP innovations @ SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference | June 5–7, 2018 | Orlando, Florida.


Congratulations to the SAP Innovation Awards 2018 Winners!


Best Run Award

  • Ballance Agri-Nutrients - Digital transformation for future growth and placing your farm at your fingertips powered by SAP HANA

Industry Disruptor

  • Shell Aviation - Shell Aviation re-imagines aircraft refueling around the world powered by SAP HANA and SAP Cloud Platform

Social Hero

  • Gustave Roussy - Unlocking cancer data to improve care and outcomes using SAP HANA

.Digital Transformation

  • AB SKF - From paper to the digital flow on Apple devices and SAP Cloud Platform

  • Bilbao City Council - Innovation and transformation journey of the tax and revenue management of Bilbao City Council

  • HarrisLogic, LLC. - Transformation of the Mental Health Paradigm - Changing Suicide Prevention and Recidivism - Powered by SAP HANA & SAP Analytics

  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc - Enabling production supervisors to perform core responsibilities from the shop floor using Production Supervisor Mobility – an iPad app powered by SAP Cloud Platform

  • Moderna Therapeutics - Building THE digital Biotech Company powered by Analytics and S/4 HANA

  • Swiss Federal Railways SBB - Smart power demand management with SAP HANA streaming analytics

  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S - New digital tools and SAP Mobile Apps optimize Wind Turbines Installation projects supported by SAP Cloud Platform

Process Innovation

  • ExxonMobil - Talent Exchange – A custom SAP Cloud Platform solution

  • NTT DOCOMO, INC. - Realizing an enriched era of 5G via 18TB SAP HANA Real-Time Data Management Platform

  • PwC - Enterprise Insights for CFOs, controllers and audit and compliance professionals powered by SAP HANA

  • Ruralco Holdings Limited - Mobile Stock take Application powered by SAP Cloud Platform

  • SAR Group - Embracing Sustainability with SAP S/4HANA. The implementation standardized business processes aligned to SAR’s growth strategy and embedded support for industry-leading practices.

  • The City of San Diego (CoSD) - Driving water conservation and operational efficiency through digital customer engagement powered by SAP Cloud Platform

Next-Gen Innovator

  • Nextview - Smart Farming towards a better planet powered by SAP Leonardo, SAP Cloud Platform and SAP HANA

  • Queensland Treasury - Transforming taxpayer services with tax insights powered by SAP Leonardo Machine Learning and SAP HANA

  • Rainforest Connection - Predicting illegal deforestation to save the Rainforest powered by SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA and Analytics

Regional Choice