Tobii Selected as Top Innovator, Representing Sweden in European Business Awards

Press Release  •  May 29, 2012 03:15 EDT

Tobii Technology, the global leader in eye tracking and gaze interaction, has been selected as one if the most innovative companies in Europe and will represent Sweden in the European Business Award 2012/2013.

The European Business Awards has announced today that Tobii Technology is to represent Sweden as a national finalist in the prestigious 2012/13 awards program in The UKTI Award for Innovation category. Tobii was selected as one of 15 national finalists and will now compete for european champion status in the next round of the competition. Final category award winners will be unveiled in April 2013.

The European Business Awards has identified some of Europe’s best businesses based on the organization's ability to demonstrate three core principles at the heart of the awards program: innovation, business excellence and sustainability.

“We are extremely honored to receive this prestigious recognition,” said Henrik Eskilsson, CEO of Tobii Technology. “As the global leaders in eye tracking technology for the last decade, Tobii is proud to be representing Sweden in this important awards program, and we look forward to continuing to push the boundaries of innovation to bring the benefits of eye tracking to advance computers, evolve industries and improve the quality of life for people around the world.”

The European Business Awards is dedicated to raising the visibility of companies who excel in delivering innovation through a successful businness operation that acts responsibly and positively affects the social environment in which it operates. The 2011 European Business Awards showcased organizations that collectively employ more than 2.7 million people across the continent with a combined revenue of €1 trillion Euros.

“Over the past six years we’ve received an incredibly high standard of entries from organizations that are passionate about their business. However, very few get the chance to fly the flag for their country and compete across Europe to be recognized as one of Europe’s leading companies. It really is an exceptional accolade to be picked as a national finalist, and together with our sponsors and supporters we’re looking forward to seeing Tobii in the next round,” said Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards.

About Tobii Technology

Tobii Technology is the global leader in eye tracking and gaze interaction technology. Tobii’s leading eye-tracking technology has transformed research in many fields, enabled communication for thousands of people with special needs and accelerated the development of gaze interaction in personal computing. Tobii delivers comprehensive, market-leading, eye-tracking technology solutions and OEM components for applications such as computers, gaming and vehicle safety systems. Founded in 2001, Tobii continues to achieve rapid annual growth and receive awards and recognition for its accomplishments. Based in Sweden, Tobii has a global presence, with offices in the U.S., China, Germany, Japan and Norway, as well as a worldwide network of resellers and partners. For more information, visit www.tobii.com.

About the European Business Awards 2012/13
The European Business Awards recognizes and rewards excellence, best practice and innovation in companies across the European Union. The competition is free to enter and open to organizations of all sizes and from any industry sector. The European Business Awards program serves three purposes for the European business community:
•    It provides examples for the business community to aspire to
•    It celebrates and endorses individual’s and organization’s success
•    It provides case studies and content for learning from these exceptional organizations
An innovative, strong and thriving business community makes a successful and prosperous Europe. For more information, visit www.businessawardseurope.com

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