TOP 100 Award: Ranga Yogeshwar honours sera for innovation achievements

Honoured at the German SME Summit: Ranga Yogeshwar congratulates sera GmbH from Immenhausen on being awarded the TOP 100 seal. The award ceremony as part of the Summit took place on Friday 28 June in Weimar at the "congress centrum weimarhalle" for all SMEs that received the TOP 100 seal at the beginning of the year. The science journalist is mentoring the innovation competition, which is being organised for the 31st time. In the scientific selection process, sera was particularly convincing in size category C (over 200 employees) in the "External Orientation / Open Innovation" category. sera is one of the top innovators for the second time.

Honoured for innovative strength and future orientation

The sera Group impressed the jury of the innovation competition in all five categories: Innovation-promoting top management, climate of innovation, innovative processes and organisation, external orientation/open innovation and innovation success.

"The renewed award as TOP 100 Innovator is a great honour for us and at the same time a confirmation of our continuous efforts in the area of research and development," says Carsten Rahier, President and Executive Chair of the sera Group. "Innovation is a central component of our corporate culture and the key to our success."

Hydrogen technology as an important driver of innovation

The sera Group is placing a particular focus on the development of innovative solutions in the field of hydrogen technology. "Hydrogen is an important energy source of the future and we see great potential in this market," says Rahier. "We are proud to make a contribution to the energy transition with our products and services."

TOP 100 seal as an incentive for the future

The TOP 100 Innovator award is both an incentive and an obligation for the sera Group. "We will continue to do everything we can to develop innovative and future-orientated solutions in the future," says Rahier. "Our goal is to continue to be one of the leading companies in our markets."

About TOP 100:

TOP 100 is a renowned innovation competition that has been organised by compamedia since 1993. Prof Dr Nikolaus Franke, innovation researcher and head of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Vienna University of Economics and Business, is the scientific director. Ranga Yogeshwar, experienced science journalist, has been mentoring the competition for twelve years. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and the SME association BVMW are project partners, while the magazines manager magazin, impulse and ZEIT für Unternehmer act as media partners. Further information on the competition can be found at