LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanEquity Monaco 2014, the forum for emerging cleantech and resource efficiency companies, closed on Friday 28th March with an Awards Ceremony and an address by co-founder of the event - His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco.
Over the two days, cutting-edge technology companies were showcased to a world-class group of specialist delegates, which included financial investors, corporate investors, established industry players, key policymakers and international trade media.
The 22 presenting companies from 11 countries were sourced and screened by Innovator Capital, the London based boutique investment bank, with help from international partners in Asia, Europe, Oceania, North America and South America.
A substantially increased level of multinational corporate involvement was evident this year.
His Serene Highness Prince Albert II commended all conference participants for their activities and commitment to event and presented the awards.
The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Research went to Mango Materials (United States of America) - runners up were Nanofoundry (United States of America) & Vantage Power (United Kingdom).
The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development went to Frigesco (United Kingdom) - runners up were CINTEP (Australia) & Exeger (Sweden).
The award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Commercialisation went to One Earth Designs (Hong Kong) - runners up were GreenQloud (Iceland) & Pavegen (United Kingdom).
CleanEquity thanks contributing artist, Peter Regli, for creating this year's remarkable awards.
Mungo Park, Chairman of Innovator Capital and CleanEquity Monaco co-founder, said, "It is essential, for all concerned, that the quality of the companies improves every year; by all accounts we have achieved our objective once again. This success is due to the continued, consistent support of our sponsors, our collaborators and the team at Innovator Capital. All CleanEquity participants contribute their time at their own expense and for this we are eternally grateful."
CleanEquity says thank you, in particular, to: Qualcomm, Covington & Burling, The Renault-Nissan Alliance, Autodesk, PR Newswire, Kwittken, Renova Group & Polar Star Ventures, Climate-KIC, The Climate Group, the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development, the International University of Monaco and the Monte Carlo SBM.
Mr. Stephen Theodossi, Innovator Capital
Tel.: +44 20 7297 6840