The CTO of the Year Europe is awarded by EIRMA and Spinverse.

EIRMA is an independent not-for-profit organisation that provides a European perspective on the global management of applied R&D and innovation.

It engages 100+ major companies which are based in over 20 countries, operating in a wide range of sectors and gathering world-class R&D performers, since 1966.

Spinverse is a leader in innovation consulting, specialised in driving open innovation ecosystems, arranging funding and commercialising emerging technologies. Founded in 2004, Spinverse employs over 35 international professionals. The services include creating and coordinating innovation ecosystems, technology consulting and business consulting.