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About the Awards

SAP is thrilled to showcase customer and partner stories that involve using SAP’s intelligent suite, intelligent technologies, and digital platform to differentiate themselves, achieve tremendous results, and adapt to dynamic customer needs. Participants are encouraged to emphasize how they are re-imagining their business models and processes while delivering superior customer experiences.

Now in its seventh year, this comprehensive awards program includes dedicated digital properties and promotion, top billing at SAPPHIRE NOW, regional activities, content opportunities, media and analyst engagement, and more. The entry Pitch Deck allows participants to tell their story in a creative and compelling way using their own voice.

Several enhancements have been made this year. For details on what’s new and other important details, view the FAQ. To submit, follow the simple steps on the How to Enter page.


Judging Criteria

Judges will review the finalists and score each entry based on a set of specific criteria. The judging criteria include:

1.    Use Case: How compelling and disruptive is the use case described in the entry? Does the use case involve a big idea and innovative approaches? Can it drive significant change?

2.    Outcome: What was the result of the project? What is the magnitude of the outcome, what is the impact on individuals, and how compelling are the quantified results?

3.    Intelligent Enterprise: How well does your entry demonstrate the company’s journey to becoming an intelligent enterprise? Is your company effectively using technology and innovative approaches to transform its new business model, reengineer a business process(es), reimagine work, or deliver delightful experiences to customers and/or employees? Does the project and the associated outcomes showcase the power and potential of SAP’s intelligent suite, intelligent platform, or experience management?  


Winners will be named in the following categories. For all categories, except for Technology Disruptor customer submissions must be using SAP products in production (live).

To get tips for crafting your pitch review the SAP Innovation Awards 2020 Pitch Deck Guidance Document.


Awarded funds will be distributed to the following charities.

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