Dr. Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux, Research & Innovation Group General Manager (CTO) of Solvay and  Mr. Juha Salmela, CTO and co-founder of Spinnova.. have been awarded with the title European Chief Technology Officer of the Year 2018 in their respective categories: large corporations and SMEs.

“We are very glad and proud to select these two prominent CTOs among very tough competition.” comments Ernst Lutz, President of EIRMA. “They both perfectly meet the award criteria by having brought their company’s performance to a new level through technology and innovation, being masters of open innovation and ability to communicate efficiently with top management, their peers and best experts. This is exactly the kind of leadership we need to drive European competitiveness and employment for successful future.”

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