German audio technology and solutions company d&b audiotechnik has been named as one of the TOP 100 most Innovative, medium-sized companies in Germany. The TOP 100 award recognises innovative output and the innovation potential that lies within the 100 listed companies. The judges accessed small- and medium-sized enterprises for: innovation-friendly senior management, climate of innovation, innovative processes/organisation, outward looking/open innovation, successful innovations and entrepreneurial response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“To what extent is a company focused on innovation?” aked Prof Dr Nikolaus Franke, the scientific director of TOP 100. “How consistently do its structures follow this goal? With TOP 100, we examine this. The most innovative medium-sized companies receive the seal. It shows that they are excellently equipped to meet future challenges.”
d&b, which employees over 700 people worldwide, has long understood the importance of innovative practices, not just in products but within each branch of the company including R&D, HR, and from product development, training methods to management decision-making.
“We are extremely proud to receive his year’s TOP 100 seal; the last few years has marked a major evolution for us, from a loudspeaker system company to becoming an event technology company,” commented Amnon Harman, CEO, d&b audiotechnik (pictured). “This evolution has been driven by our innovative thinking and our drive to deliver exceptional experiences for all audiences. It was a challenge to innovate during a time of deep uncertainty, but one that has re-affirmed our position as a global industry-leader.”