Image Sensors Europe Awards

As part of the 10 year anniversary of the Image Sensors Europe conference Smithers Apex acknowledged the industry’s most outstanding achievements at the ISEU2017 Awards. 

Our mission was to create a platform for industry to identify and reward those companies and individuals who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and to continually set standards of excellence. 5 categories were hotly contested in 2017.

Image Sensors Europe 2017 Awards was a huge success! See our winners below:



Pictured from left to right: Shoki Kawahito, Jean-Luc Jaffard, Ronald Mueller, Nobukazu Teranishi and Johannes Solhusvik.

2017 Image Sensors Europe Awards winners are:

  • Biggest Breakthrough Development 
    Winner: Johannes Solhusvik, General Manager, Omnivision

  • Biggest Innovator in the Image Sensor Industry
    Winner: Shoji Kawahito, Imaging Devices Laboratory, Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University

  • Best Academic Research Team 
    Winner: Nobukazu Teranishi, Professor, Shizouka University/University of Hyogo

  • Image Sensor CEO/Managing Director of the Year 
    Winner: Xinyang Wang, Founder & CEO, GPixel

  • Best Up-and-Coming Company 
    Winner: Chronocam (Jean-Luc Jaffard,  collected the award on behalf of Chronocam)