Winners of Innovation Awards Agritechnica 2023 

One Gold and 17 Silver medals – 218 world premieres – 24 world premieres from the Netherlands

The DLG (German Agricultural Society), organiser of Agritechnica, the world’s leading agricultural machinery exhibition taking place in Hanover, Germany, 12-18 November 2023 has announced the winners of the gold and silver medals of the Agritechnica Innovation Awards 2023. Receiving 251 entries of which 218 were approved as world-premiering innovations, the jury awarded one innovation with the gold and 17 innovations with the silver medal. Over 20 world premieres were received from the Netherlands.

Gold medal:

Overall concept of CR twin axial rotor combine harvester
Company: New Holland – a brand of CNH
Hall/Stand: 3/A48

With the new CR twin axial rotor combine harvester, New Holland is advancing into a new performance dimension in twin axial rotor combine harvesters using the longitudinal flow principle.

The 17 silver award winners:

The 218 registered world premieres.

Dutch companies enjoys a reputation for being innovative and this is reflected in the many world premieres that exhibitors hailing from the Netherlands have registered. Some 24 world premieres, equivalent to over 10 percent of all world premieres, were from the Netherlands, A selection:


ZUIDBERG Group of Companies

AGRIBUMPER by Safertractors

D-TEC Products



Veenhuis Machines

Veenhuis Machines

Pixelfarming Robotics

Schuitemaker Machines


Mooij Agro

Omnivent Techniek

Ufkes Greentec VOF



Loonstra & van der Weide


With more than 15,000 visitors at the last Agritechnica and some 140 exhibitors from the Netherlands this year, Dutch participation continues in the top five.  

For the first time, a Dutch country pavilion has been registered. Located in Hall 25, the pavilion presents innovative companies from the Netherlands, comprising smart farming startups and scaleups offering drones, mobile robotics as well as cleaning, handling and optical sorting equipment for potatoes and vegetable crops displayed in the pavilion organized by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and the Brabant Development Agency (BOM).

Visitors can explore the exhibitor database, a list of the 2,700 exhibiting companies from more than 50 countries.

The exhibitors will be filling 24 halls with farm equipment, from tractor, tillage, sprayers and combine harvesters to digital solutions, field robots, drones and operator assistance systems. The halls are logically categorised according to product groupings. The Agritechnica app, which is free and is available in recognised app stores, Google Play and App Store, allows route planning, bookmarking exhibitors, noting appointments in advance and downloading of product kits using an inbuilt QR scanner at the exhibition.

Agritechnica 2023 is expected to attract 400,000 visitors from some 100 countries. With the theme “Green Productivity” denoting how new concepts and pioneering innovations ensure agricultural productivity while protecting nature, climate and the environment, Agritechnica’s technical program offers numerous presentations on farming topics.

Topical features include:

  • Smart farming
    Automation-enabling technologies for efficient field work

  • International Farmers Day – Focus on Poland and France

Explores topics in these regions

  • DLG.Prototype.Club
    Engineering teams solve technical challenges set by exhibitors

  • Agrifood start-ups
    Entrepreurial startups with inventions

  • Systems & Components
    Suppliers with components, engines, drivetrains and spare parts

  • Inhouse Farming Feed & Food
    Self-contained food production systems like vertical farming

Online tickets can be booked online 12 and 13 November are preview days for the trade.

Travel partners – listed on the website –  can offer advice on travel and accommodation.

Founded in 1885, the DLG aims to increase professional knowledge in agriculture. With subsidiary companies in nine countries, the DLG organises some 30 regional arable and livestock exhibitions worldwide, in addition to Agritechnica, the leading international exhibition for agricultural machiney.