On Wednesday, 26 September 2012, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, in Brdo pri Kranju, awarded the best innovations at national level. The guest of honor this year's, tenth award, was dr. Danilo Türk, President of Slovenia.
Alpina has received a Silver Award for Innovation, created in 2011, junior cross country ski boots DUO. In the awarded innovation participated Alpina experts with their knowledge and years of experience: Janez Novak, Marta Žust, Irena Strel and Bojan Poljanšek.
Award for the best innovation at the national level is the highest recognition to the innovative achievements of Slovenian companies and the promotion of innovation in Slovenia.