We’re thrilled to have won the following awards:

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.

Milestones Visionary Employer – 2019

auticon has been awarded Milestones’ prestigious Visionary Employer Award. Founded in 2003, Milestones Autism Resources improves the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum by educating, coaching and connecting the autism community with evidence‐based information. Each year, Milestones serves more than 2,000 parents, professionals, and individuals with autism through their annual educational conference, training and coaching services.

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.

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’.



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.


Gründerpreis der deutschen Familienunternehmen, 2nd place

Invention is an award endorsing German family businesses. auticon came in a fantastic second place.

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.

IQ Prize Mensa Germany – MinD e.V.

The association of the highly gifted, MinD e.V. annually awards intelligent ideas in the areas of science and daily life. auticon received the IQ award in 2013.


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.