Top 100 I Innovation Award
GOEKELER Messtechnik wins award as innovation leader among German middle-sized companies.
Ranga Yogeshwar handed GOEKELER Messtechnik GmbH its award on the occasion of the German Mittelstand Summit held in Essen on 23 June 2017.
"In a very short time, we develop individual, technically high-precision and in some cases hand-made special solutions for our customers from Germany and abroad,
Explains the managing director Timo Gökeler. Thanks to flexible production structures, this process usually takes only one to two days.
Speed is one of the greatest strengths of the TOP 100 company. Since May 2017 GOEKELER therefore offers a 3-D animated
Online configurator for key elements. A unique offer, with the help of the customers of the SME
Directly to the designers.
Taking responsibility for Timo Gökeler is an important key to a good culture of innovation:
"With us everyone has the freedom to intervene in processes," he says. "The steady use of our 12-strong team and the creative thought are indispensable for us."
TOP 100: the Competition
Since 1993, compamedia has been giving its TOP 100 award to medium-sized companies in recognition of their particularly innovative strength and above-average innovation successes.
Scientific direction at the company has been under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke since 2002. Franke is a founder and executive board member of the Institute for Entrepreneurship
and Innovation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and a guest researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). With 18 research prizes and
over 200 publications to his name, he counts among the leading international innovation researchers. The science journalist and TV presenter Ranga Yogeshwar is a mentor of the “TOP 100” competition. I
ts project partners are the Fraunhofer Society for the Promotion of Applied Research and the German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW).