iLOQ named ‘national winner’ in prestigious European competition

iLOQ has been named ‘National Winner’ in the 2019 European Business Awards, one of the world’s largest business competitions.

It was chosen from 2,753 businesses named as ‘Ones to Watch’ in a list of business excellence published in July and selected as a National Winner by a panel of independent judges including business leaders, politicians and academics. It is the best business in Finland in the Digital Technology Award category and will now go on to represent Finland in the final stage of the competition.

“iLOQ is an innovator in the locking industry. Our mobile and digital locking systems are unique in that they are self-powered and enable electronic locking without batteries or cables. Digital access management is a topic that is gaining more and more attention as the mechanical locking market continues to feel the squeeze. The future is digital; we are determined to continue leading the way and are delighted to have been recognized for our achievements in the field of digital technology,” explains Heikki Hiltunen, President and CEO, iLOQ.

“This is a significant achievement and iLOQ is an outstanding leader in their field. To be chosen as a National Winner means you show great innovation, ethics and success and are one of the best businesses in Europe. We wish iLOQ the best of luck in the final round,” states Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards.

iLOQ will head to Warsaw, Poland on the 3rd and 4th of December to complete a final round of judging and attend both a Summit to engage in business issues, and the Gala Ceremony where the overall category winners for the 2019 European Business Awards will be announced.

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iLOQ in brief

iLOQ is a rapidly growing Finnish company that is leading the technological revolution in the digital locking industry. iLOQ transforms mechanical locks into digital and mobile access management. iLOQ solutions are based on technologies developed and patented by the company, enabling electronic and mobile locking without batteries or cables. iLOQ replaces mechanical and electromechanical locking systems with environmentally friendly solutions that solve the problems of lost or copied keys, reduce lock maintenance and minimize lifecycle costs.

About the European Business Awards: 

Now in its 12th year, the European Business Awards is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious cross-border, cross-sector business competitions. Its primary purpose is to support and develop a stronger, more successful, innovative and ethical business community in Europe, as it believes businesses play a key role in addressing major issues faced across the world. This year it considered over 120,000 businesses from 33 countries. Sponsors and partners include Inflexion, Germany Trade & Invest and Cision PR Newswire.