LONDON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanEquity®Monaco 2013, the forum for emerging cleantech companies, closed Friday 8th March with its Awards Ceremony and an address from His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco.
The event showcased cutting-edge high technology companies to a world-class gathering of specialist delegates, which included expert financial investors, corporate venturers, established industry players, key policymakers and international trade media.
The 20+ presenting companies from 10 countries were sourced and screened by Innovator Capital, the specialist cleantech and life science investment bank, with help from international partners in Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
The emerging companies and multinationals benefitted from an increased level of reciprocal corporate and business development activity at CleanEquity 2013.
The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Research went to:
ClearSign Combustion (USA) - runners up were MOF Technologies (UK) & CrayoNano (NO).
The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development went to:
Amantys (UK) - runners up were ACAL Energy (UK) & EcoBasalt (IL).
The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Commercialisation went to:
Hydrogenics (CAN) - runners up were Heliocentris Energy Solutions (DE) & Organica Water (HU).
Mungo Park, Chairman of Innovator Capital said: "CleanEquity Monaco 2013 demonstrated that there is no slow down in the emergence of disruptive technologies or of serious people who remain committed to developing and investing in state of the art technology with strong IP protection, world relevance and huge commercial potential. We have had a hugely successful conference and I shall watch with keen interest the progress of the companies and relationships which continue to be built at our event."
CleanEquity thanks Shanu SP Hinduja, Chairperson of the Hinduja Foundation for her continued commitment and support. Thanks go also to the CleanEquity collaborators and sponsors for their contributions; in particular, Qualcomm, Covington & Burling, MDB Capital, PR Newswire, Kwittken, the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development and the Monte Carlo SBM.
CleanEquity would also like to thank its contributing artists: Annie Cattrell for creating this year's awards and the Sirocco Quartet for their music.
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