Information about the TOP 100 competition
Since 1993, compamedia has been presenting the TOP 100 Seal for outstanding strength of innovation and extraordinary success in innovation to small and medium sized companies. Professor Dr. Niklaus Franke has been TOP 100's scientific leader since 2002. Franke is founder and CEO of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation of the Vienna University of Economics and Business as well as guest scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is one of the internationally most renowned innovation scientists with 18 science prices and more than 200 publications. Science journalist and TV presenter Ranga Yogeshar is mentor of TOP 100. Project partners are Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft to promote applied research (Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization) and BVMW, the German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses. Manager magazin is TOP 100's media partner. For further information please refer to