CleanEquity Monaco 2011 – Awards

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LONDON, Mar. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ —

CleanEquity Monaco, the forum for emerging cleantech companies, closed Friday 4 March with the CleanEquity Awards Ceremony presided over by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.

The annual invitation-only event hosted 34 next-generation companies from four continents, presenting to an audience of over 250 delegates, comprising specialist financial and strategic investors, policy makers, end-users and international trade and technical media.

The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Research went to Halo IPT, a high technology start up based in the UK developing wireless charging systems for electric cars, busses and commercial vehicles.

The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development went to Enecsys who develop, manufacture and market world leading, highly reliable grid-connected solar micro-inverters and monitoring systems.

The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Commercialization went to Whitefox who specialise in technology development and process integration based on membranes. Whitefox are currently commercialising applications for ethanol production on a worldwide basis and continues to develop applications for fuel cells, carbon capture and water purification.

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannu presented the Stelios Award for the Young Cleantech Entrepreneur of 2011 to Solar Press a young, innovative, London-based company offering low-cost, light-weight, flexible solar panels targeted at developing markets.

CleanEquity would like to thank our collaborators for their contribution; in particular, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Covington & Burling, the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation, 21 Ventures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP Fi), the Carbon War Room, Biocode and the Monte Carlo SBM for their invaluable support. We thank our new media partner, PR Newswire, for making much of the hard work effortless and a special thank you goes to, CleanEquity’s regional host, the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development.

The presenting companies were sourced and screened by Innovator Capital with help from international partners from Europe, America, India and Japan.

The conference offered a sneak preview of breathtaking new cleantech technologies and business opportunities.

Information about CleanEquity Monaco 2012 will be announced in the coming weeks.

http://www.cleanequitymonaco.com

For information about CleanEquity Monaco 2011 please contact:

Tom Faggionato
Innovator Capital Limited
+44 20 7297 6840
tom.faggionato@innovator-capital.com

Dany Rubrecht
Monaco Chamber of Economic Development
Telephone: +377 97 98 68 68
E-mail: drubrecht@cde.mc

SOURCE: CleanEquity Monaco

CONTACT: Tom Faggionato, Innovator Capital Limited, +44-20-7297-6840, tom.faggionato@innovator-capital.com; or Dany Rubrecht, Monaco Chamber of Economic Development, +377-97-98-68-68, drubrecht@cde.mc