Organized for more than thirty years by the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Chamber of Trades and Crafts, the Artinov competition, a showcase of the know-how of craft businesses, rewarded, on Monday, in the premises of the CMA de l’Ain, five winners who each received a trophy.
Jean-Pierre Rousselet of Wobz Industries in Oyonnax, a specialist in digital inkjet printing, received his prize in the “Technological or process innovation” category. He is also selected to represent Ain for the regional prize.
For his lighting system for 3D scanning environments devoid of natural light, Philippe Sage from Méandre Technologie (Châtillon-en-Michaille) received the Product or Service Innovation Award.
The Innovation in Know-How Prize rewarded Sophie Bérard from Emotibook in Saint-Paul-de-Varax for the digital restoration and enhancement of old photos.
Aurèle Joannard from Bocalerie des Gourmets de Fareins received the Social and Societal Innovation prize.
Julia Rocha Caetano from Ysana (Belley), who makes leather goods with scraps of furnishing fabric, was awarded the Environmental Innovation Prize.