This year’s winner of the prestigious innovation award, the Skapa prize is Joakim Staberg and his Coloreel who have developed a unique machine for digital thread coloring that will revolutionize the textile industry. Joakim Staberg received this year’s award of 500 000 SEK from the Foundation SKAPAs chairman Minoo Akhtarzand and one of Sweden’s most well-known innovator, Håkan Lans. The award was handed out at the Skapa innovation gala, which was held in Stockholm on 8 November. The Skapa award is established in memory of the famous inventor Alfred Nobel.