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CMS Purus Innovation Award – The Award for Intelligent Products and Solutions

PURUS Innovation Award

Award for Innovation

The Purus Innovation Award of CMS Berlin distinguishes products, tools and systems which are convincing by high use quality and overriding overall plan.

The honouring for innovative solutions is written out in six price ranges. The Award is lent by Messe Berlin GmbH within the scope of the CMS 2017. All exhibitors of CMS 2017 can apply.

Application start for the Purus Innovation Award is 22 March, 2017. The deadline for submitting entries for the competition is 19 May 2017.

All CMS exhibitors are invited to submit their outstanding products, tools and system for the CMS Purus Innovation Award.
Please fill the application and details for your prize category and send back to

Six prize categories guarantee variety

The cleaning industry is diverse – and the products, devices and technologies competing for the CMS Purus Award are just as wide-ranging.

Messe Berlin will is presenting the award in six categories:


Large Machines

The category "Large Machines" encloses devices whose weight 50 kg can cross and not be advanced in a regular passenger car.

Details (PDF, 77.0 kB)


Small Machines

The category "Small Machines" encloses devices whose weight 50 kg cannot cross and be advanced adaptably in a passenger car.

Details (PDF, 77.0 kB)



The category "Equipment" encloses all products concerning the equipment to the mobile / manual cleaning including small cleansing facilities like gloves, garbage bags, cloths etc.

Details (PDF, 76.2 kB)


Washroom hygiene

The category "Washroom Hygiene" encloses all product solutions which belong to the equipment of a washing room, starting from hand drying and hand cleaning systems as well as WC-paper systems up to donators of perfume and disinfectant donators.

Details (PDF, 47.1 kB)


Digital Tools and Systems

The category „Digital Tools and Systems“ encloses digital product solutions like management systems and software uses.

Details (PDF, 72.4 kB)



The category "Detergents" encloses means of treatment and products to the cleaning and care of surfaces, rooms and textiles, to the disinfection or aerial improvement.

Details (PDF, 68.9 kB)

Panel of Judges

The panel of judges for the Purus Innovation Award 2017 comprises:

Jürg Brechbühl

President of the Swiss Association of Cleaning Companies Allpura; Director, New Business Development Vebego AG, Switzerland, Member of the Presidium of the International Association of Building Service Contractors FIDEN

Christof Flötotto

Graduate Designer and Marketing Consultant; Chief Executive, Die Geschwister Flötotto; Chairman of the Association of German Industry Designers Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania (VDID)

Alexander Holzmann

Managing Publisher, Holzmann Medien GmbH & Co. KG; media partner “rationell reinigen“

Bernd Jacke

CEO, European Customer Synergy & Senior Advisor WISAG, Germany

Martin Lutz

Chief Executive FIGR, Lutz-Fachbücher, state approved cleaning and hygiene technician, building cleaning master craftsman, publicly appointed and sworn expert for the building cleaning trade

Fadime Sarikaya

Graduate Economist FH; Partner, Sarikohn, Specialist for Strategic Purchasing Optimization

Stephan Schwarz

President of the Berlin Chamber of Trades; Member of the Board of the National Cleaning Trades Association; Managing Partner of GRG Building Cleaners.

Chaired by

Ake Rudolf

Graduate Designer; Strategic Director, International Design Centre Berlin (IDZ)



Joint partner

IDZ | Internationales Design Zentrum Berlin e.V.
Am Park 4
10785 Berlin, Germany

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Media partner

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Fachzeitschrift der Holzmann Medien GmbH & Co. KG
Gewerbestraße 2, 86825 Bad Wörishofen, Germany