Best Paper Award

The Future Internet Best Paper Award is granted annually to highlight publications of high quality, scientific significance, and extensive influence. The Evaluation Committee Members choose two articles of exceptional quality that were published in the journal the year before the previous year and announce them online by the end of June.

The Prize
– One research article and one review will be selected.
– The winner will receive CHF 500, a certificate, and a free voucher for article processing fees valid for one year.

 
Future Internet Best Paper Award
 
Winner announcement: 30 June 2025

Eligibility and Requirements

– All papers published in Future Internet will be eligible (Both regular and Special Issue submissions).

Selection Criteria

– Scientific merit and broad impact;
– Originality of the research objectives and/or the ideas presented;
– Creativity of the study design or uniqueness of the approaches and concepts;
– Clarity of presentation;
– Citations and downloads.
 
Past Winners
 
Year: 

Winner

0 pages, 2797 KiB  
Review
TinyML for Ultra-Low Power AI and Large Scale IoT Deployments: A Systematic Review
by Nikolaos Schizas, Aristeidis Karras, Christos Karras and Spyros Sioutas
Future Internet 2022, 14(12), 363; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi14120363 - 6 Dec 2022

Award Committee

Dr. Claude Chaudet Chairman
Webster University Geneva
Prof. Ivan Serina
Università degli Studi di Brescia
Prof. Paolo Bellavista
University of Bologna
Prof. Dr. Michael Sheng
Prof. Dr. Matjaz Perc
University of Maribor
Dr. Stelvio Cimato

Winner

20 pages, 846 KiB  
Article
Privacy Preserving Machine Learning with Homomorphic Encryption and Federated Learning
by Haokun Fang and Quan Qian
Future Internet 2021, 13(4), 94; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi13040094 - 8 Apr 2021

Winner

Maurizio Capra and Maurizio Martina
Department of Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy

Award Committee

Dr. Symeon Papavassiliou Chairman
National Technical University of Athens

Winner

Fotios Nikolaos Zantalis
TelSiP Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, University of West Attica, University Campus 2, 250 Thivon Str., Egaleo, GR-12241 Athens, Greece

Award Committee

Prof. Dino Giuli Chairman
University of Florence

Winner

Valentina Gatteschi
Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Automatica e Informatica, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy paper link: https://www.mdpi.com/1999-5903/10/2/20
Marko Höyhtyä
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., P.O. Box 1100, FI-90571 Oulu, Finland paper link: https://www.mdpi.com/1999-5903/10/1/3
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