This year’s manus is the ninth manus award to be announced worldwide. 445 entries from 32 countries participated in it with their applications. They have competed for the gold, the silver and the bronze manus.
Gold at the manus 2019: A robust, reliable and low-maintenance mechanism for cleaning and testing underwater risers and pipelines
Silver at the manus 2019: The "iFLY15" sports catamaran, lifts itself completely out of the water on hydrofoils.
Bronze at the manus 2019: The digital gas ring "Darios" allows you to accelerate with your hands on the steering wheel.
At the Hannover Messe, the winners of manus 2019 were honoured and received the manus award by igus CEO Frank Blase (rightmost), Tobias Vogel, Vice President and Head of Business Division iglidur bearings and drylin linear technology (3rd from left) and Thorsten Beitzel, CEO igus France (leftmost).
Video of the winning applications