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By Ibrahim

Nordic Cleantech Open 2018/2019 – Winner revealed!

Out of the 116 applicants that started this edition of Nordic Cleantech Open, the final Top10 companies pitched at the Finals in Stockholm, on May 21st, and the winners have now been decided! This year, the prizes stayed all in Sweden:

The winner of this edition of Nordic Cleantech Open is SurfCleaner (Sweden), with their unparalleled and proven solution to which is able to eliminate and separate a wide variety of pollutants from water surfaces.

The second place goes to Moving Floor (Sweden), who provide automatic cleaning for livestock through a system of self-cleaning floors, using modular endless belts and reducing water usage, air pollution, and antibiotic usage.

And the third place goes to Einride (Sweden), with their transportation as a service solution based on all-electric, autonomous vehicles, or ”T-pods”. Using real-time traffic data, the T-pod adjusts its route to avoid congestions, optimizing battery use and delivery time.

Congratulations to all three companies for managing to impress the audience with their pitches! And thank you to all the Top10 companies for their hard work and dedication throughout the whole process. Surely we will be hearing more from you in the near future!

For the full press release, please visit here.

By Ibrahim

Nordic Cleantech Open Top10 – 2018/2019 Edition

After another incredible weekend at Trolleholm, we are happy to announce that the final Top10 companies have already been selected! It was an absolute pleasure to see the companies in action and to hear them pitch, and to see the interest from investors and industry!

Here is the list of Top10 companies, in alphabetical order:

  • Cellugy
  • Curious AI
  • Einride
  • Elonroad
  • GrainSense
  • Linc Systems Aps
  • Moving Floor
  • Solar Water Solutions
  • SurfCleaner
  • TotalCtrl

A big congratulations to the companies that have managed to reach Top10 on this edition, and a big thank you to all the companies that were at the castle on the weekend. We were very impressed by many of the solutions that were presented, and we want to continue working closely with you in the future! Next stop will be the Finals, on May 21st in Stockholm.

By Ibrahim

Nordic Cleantech Open Top25 – 2018/2019 Edition

The Top25 companies of Nordic Cleantech Open for 2019 are here! The level on this edition has been extremely high, and the competition incredibly tight, but our jury has finished selecting the best and most innovative cleantech innovations for the year.

For the full press release and the Top25 list, here.

On this edition we had 116 applicants – more than ever before in the history of the competition, showing their cutting-edge technologies and ideas to the international jury of 40+ representatives from venture capital firms and multinational companies. Agriculture, new materials, green mobility, waste solutions… the solutions never cease to amaze us, and it only shows that Nordic and Baltic innovation is stronger than ever.

Next, the companies will meet the jury and pitch their ideas at Trolleholm, Southern Sweden, 16-17 March. The Top10 cases will continue to the Finals, which will take place in Stockholm, on May 21st.

Special thanks to the jury for their hard work, and to all the companies that put their time and energy in sending their application, especially those that could not reach Top25 this time. There are a lot of brilliant ideas out there, and certainly, we will be hearing about many of you again very soon.

To the Top25, congratulations! And we are looking forward to welcoming you at Trolleholm.

By Tanja Tanskanen

Nordic Cleantech Open Water-saving Winner Revealed!

Nordic Cleantech Open Water-saving Winner Revealed!
Press Release
Malmö, Sweden

Out of more than 100 applicants from the Nordic and Baltic countries, narrowed down to 10 most promising clean technologies, which presented at Nordic Cleantech Open Finals, 22nd of May, we now have the Top3 companies revealed. Voted by the Cleantech Capital Day participants as the company with best potential for growth:

The third prize goes to Enjay (Sweden), which recovers energy from the ventilation system of restaurants by condensation – you can get energy savings of about 250,000 kWh per restaurant!

The second prize winner is Heimdall Power (Norway), which provides power grid owners and utilities a neuron to neuron communication solution to get data and operate and optimize the grid safely – anywhere in the world.

And the Winner is Altered (Sweden) with their new nozzle that can use up to 98 % less water than a regular tap! They atomize the water so that it comes out of your tap as small droplets – soft for hands, soft for environment.

Congratulations for all the three companies for impressing the investors, industrial companies and the audience of Cleantech Capital Day!

A special thank you also for moderator of the Finals, Andreas Stubelius from the Swedish Energy Agency, who made the finalists feel like rock stars!

About Nordic Cleantech Open

The Nordic Cleantech Open is a business competition aiming to identify, strengthen and showcase the new early-stage clean technology companies and business innovations in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Every year we receive about 100 applications, which are reviewed by the Jury based on three criteria – innovation, market potential and team.  The jury consist of some 40 international investors and industrial actors. The companies are also screened by their ability to present their case on stage at two occasions.

For more information

Explore or contact:

Tanja Tanskanen, Project Manager
+358 40 720 5045

By Tanja Tanskanen

Real estate team has chosen the Winner of Malmö Smart City Award

Tiny solar cells with enormous potential – Epishine wins  the Malmö Smart City Award 2018!
Press release
Malmö, Sweden

Epishine was awarded with the Malmö Smart City Award at the dinner prize celebrations in Malmö, 22nd of May. Epishine impressed the jury with their disruptive potential to change the powering of indoor electronics, such as tiny IoT sensors. The jury was looking forward to try the solution, especially as the trial is easy with just a small investment.

The following real estate owners and developers reviewed the cases and presentations of the Malmö Smart City honorees: IKEA Centres Europe, Midroc, Castellum, Stena Fastigheter, MKB Fastigheter, Trianon, Vasakronan and Malmö Stadsfastigheter.

The award applicants were chosen from the Nordic Cleantech Open competition pipeline.

For more information

Explore or contact:

Tanja Tanskanen, Project Manager
+358 40 720 5045


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