Awards and Merits

Tobii has won numerous awards for its technology and innovations, business and entrepreneurship. Below are some of the highlights.


  • Polhem Price - John Elvesjö and Mårten Skogö were awarded the Polhem Price, Sweden's oldest award for technical innovations. 
  • Universum top 100 employer - Tobii was again awarded the honor being a Universum top 100 employers nominated by students and young professionals. 
  • European Inventor Award - John Elvesjö and Mårten Skogö, two of the founders of Tobii, were nominated to the European Inventor Award 2015 in the category "Small and medium-sized enterprises" by the European Patent Organization.
  • Digital Trends Top Tech of CES - Glasses 2 - During CES 2015 Tobii was awarded the Digital Trends Top Tech of CES Award in the 'Cool Tech' category for Tobii Glasses 2
  • Digital Trends Top Tech of CES - SteelSeries Sentry - Tobii's partner SteelSeries took home the Digital Trends award in the Gaming category for the SteelSeries Sentry, which is powered by Tobii's eye tracking technology. 
  • TechGage - Best of CES 2015 - Awarded to the SteelSeries Sentry which is powered by Tobii's eye tracking technology. The Sentry was awarded Techgage's Best of CES 2015. 


  • Red Herring Global: Top 100 Winner - Tobii was awarded The Red Herring Top 100 award which highlights the most exciting startups from Asia, Europe and the Americas.
  • Universum top 100 employer - Tobii was again awarded the honor being a Universum top 100 employers nominated by students and young professionals. This year we are ranked #34 in Sweden's best employers. 
  • International CES Innovations 2014 Design & Engineering award - The Tobii EyeMobile solution was awarded the prestigious CES Innovations Design & Engineering Award in the accessible technologies category.


  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Tobii recieved the TechTour Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Innovation Award category.
  • Human Machine Interface & Safety Award - Tobii received the award for Human Machine Interface & Safety at GP Bullhound Connect 2013. 
  • Top 100 Ideal Employer - Tobii is rated as a Top 100 ideal employer for students in IT and Engineering in Sweden, according to the employer branding company Universum.
  • Best of CES Finalist - One of three finalists in the Emerging Technology category awarded by CNet.
  • CES 2013 Product of the Future - Award received by Popular Science for Tobii REX at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013.
  • Best of CES 2013 - Awarded by Übergizmo for Tobii REX, the world’s first gaze interaction computer peripheral for the consumer market.
  • Best of CES 2013: Best Enabling Technology - Awarded by Mobile Geeks for Tobii REX and Tobii Gaze.


  • Swedish Innovation Award - Awarded for its world class technology for eye tracking by Business Week, with Almega and VINNOVA as partners.
  • European Business Awards National Champion - Awarded for innovation, business excellence and sustainability.
  • Bully Award - For the second consecutive year Tobii is a Longhorns winner awarding post Series A firms; growth stage companies.
  • World Economic Forum: Technology Pioneer - Tobii has been appointed a 2013 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. 
  • Microsoft Award - winner - Winner in the client category for its revolutionary new Tobii Gaze Selection application
  • Laptop Magazine - Best Enabling Technology and Best New Technology
  • - Best of CES 2012: Best Prototype
  • Popular Mechanics Editor’s Choice Awards - in recognition of outstanding achievement in new product design and innovation


  • Bully Award - The Bully Award is honoring Europe’s leading technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies. Tobii was a Longhorns winner.
  • da Vinci Awards - Tobii PCEye was selected as a finalist in the Communication / Education Aids category for the 2011 da Vinci Awards.
  • GP Bullhounds Media Momentum: Top 25 league - Tobii is recognized as one of Europe’s top 25 fastest growing larger digital media companies in GP Bullhound’s Media Momentum 2011.
  • Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award - The global media company Red Herring nominates Tobii for the Red Herring EMEA 100 for the fourth year in a row.
  • Red Dot Design Award - Tobii Glasses won the prestigious red dot design award, one of the most renowned international product design competitions.




  • Ahrens Rapid Growth ranking 2009 - With an average growth rate of 88.34% the past six years, Tobii was ranked third among Sweden’s fastest growing companies.
  • Deloitte Rankings, Sweden Technology Fast 50 2009 – ranked ninth place
  • Red Herring Global 100
  • European Tech Tour Selection - Tobii is selected as one of Sweden’s top 25 companies at the Tech Tour visit to Sweden.
  • SIME Awards: Third place
  • SIME is Northern Europe’s largest internet and digital business opportunity event. Tobii is awarded third price in the category “SIME Rising Star of the North.”


  • Export Hermes 2008 by the Export Development Foundation
  • Deloitte Rankings, Sweden Technology Fast 50 2008 – ranked ninth place
  • Red Herring EMEA 100
  • The technology star 2008 – “Teknikstjärnan” by the Swedish technical magazine Dagens Teknik.
  • The Grand Award of Design 2008 - by the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries, in association with The Swedish Industrial Design Foundation, and The Swedish Society of Crafts and Design
  • Dataföreningen’s diamant 2008 - for “The innovative company of the year”.


  • Deloitte Rankings, Fast 500 Award 2007, EMEA – ranked number eight in the international EMEA ranking
  • Deloitte Rankings, Fast 50 Award 2007, Sweden – first place
  • The Optronic Award – awarded by the trade industry organization Swedeoptronics
  • Microsoft’s Ingenuity Point Competition 2007 - healthcare category
  • The Electronic Award – by the IM Association in Sweden, the Swedish Association of Electronics Industries and the industry magazine Elektronik i Norden.
  • The World Class Company Award 2007 – by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Magazine, awarding Swedish companies that stand out in an international perspective.


  • Deloitte Rankings, Sweden Technology Rising Stars 2006 – ranked number five 
  • Entrepreneurs of the Year 2005 – by ALMI
  • Deloitte Rankings, Sweden Technology Rising Stars 2005 – With revenue growth of 2560%, Tobii is number two in Sweden
  • SKAPA Award winner 2002 - Sweden’s most prestigious scholarship for innovation, in memory of Alfred Nobel.