Fast Company Magazine “World Changing Ideas” – 2020
auticon is thrilled to be included in Fast Company Magazine’s list of World Changing Ideas. Chosen for our ambitious efforts to employ autistic adults as IT consultants, auticon encourages businesses around the world to join our mission of acceptance and neurodiversity in the workplace. For Fast Company, their goal with these awards is to bring attention to ideas with great potential and help them expand their reach and serve as inspiration for others. auticon joins prestigious companies such as Nike, Dell, VMware, IBM and Google in the Honorable Mentions list.
Social Enterprise UK – ‘Social Enterprise of the Year’ Winner Social Impact – 2019
auticon has won the Prove it: Social Impact award at the UK Social Enterprise Awards, held at the Guildhall in central London on the evening of 4 December 2019. The national Awards, organised by Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) recognise excellence and outstanding achievements by social enterprises, businesses set up to for a social or environmental purpose. From tackling the climate emergency to reducing homelessness, social enterprises are taking on some of the biggest challenges we face, using their profits to change lives and protect the planet.
Social Enterprise UK – ‘Social Enterprise of the Year’ Finalist – 2018
The awards, organised by Social Enterprise UK (SEUK), recognise remarkable achievements by social enterprises. At this years’ ceremony, auticon was rewarded for its future vision for the second year in a row – creating a bridge between the talent of autistic adults and the IT skills shortage, raising awareness of autism-specific strengths as well as increasing neurodiversity in the workplace.
Social Enterprise UK – ‘One to Watch’ Award – 2017
The awards, organised by Social Enterprise UK (SEUK), recognise remarkable achievements by social enterprises. At this years’ ceremony, auticon was rewarded for its future vision – creating a bridge between the talent of autistic adults and the IT skills shortage, raising awareness of autism-specific strengths as well as increasing neurodiversity in the workplace.
DWP Disability Confident – Level 3: Leader
Disability Confident is a scheme that is designed to help recruit and retain disabled people and people with health conditions for their skills and talent. As a Disability Confident Leader we have subjected our Disability Confident self-assessment to an external challenge and validation, and are taking an active leadership role in encouraging and helping other employers on their journey to becoming Disability Confident.
Deutscher Gründerpreis – Honorary Award
Deutscher Gründerpreis is the most significant award for outstanding entrepreneurs in Germany. auticon founder Dirk Müller-Remus received this award in the honorary category 2015. According to the jury, his enterprise sets the standard in combining social responsibility with economic success.
Land der Ideen
This initiative honours trendsetting projects in collaboration with Deutsche Bank. auticon has been selected as one of these projects in the 2015 competition.
New Work Award
Via public online voting, FOCUS and XING annually award organisations that implement innovative employment strategies and inspire other employers to do the same. auticon secured the majority of votes in the category SMEs & Start Ups and came first in the 2015 competition.
BITKOM Innovators’ Pitch in the category B2B
The Bitkom Innovators‘ Pitch competition offers young enterprises a platform to present novel business concepts in the area of Digital Life. auticon was awarded the title of Best Digital Life Innovation 2014.
Deichmann Förderpreis für Integration
The Deichmann-Förderpreis awards initiatives promoting the occupational prospects of disadvantaged young people. In 2014, auticon secured first place in the category ‘Businesses’.
IT-INNOVATION Award 2014
auticon received the jury’s honorary award at Finaki’s IT Innovation summit in 2014. Next to others, the award is promoted by accenture, Google Enterprise and T-Systems.
Seif Award finalist
Seif is the largest social entrepreneurship competition in Switzerland. auticon made it to the top 10 businesses in the 2014 competition, and came second in the category ‘integration & prevention’.
Innovationspreis IT – Best Of Big Data
auticon was selected for the IT top ranking 2014 in the category Big Data.
KfW Award “Gründerchampion”
KfW banking group annually honours exceptional startups with the award ‘GründerChampions’. Winning criteria are the startup’s potential for job creation and social sustainability.
Social Impact Enterprise
In order to facilitate the launch of auticon in 2011/12, the Berlin-based Social Impact Lab awarded us with a grant and business support. Social Impact Lab is an SAP-sponsored social enterprise hub.