Cleantech Finland member Metgen, along with Finnish companies Ekonor and Visedo, are included in in the list of The Global Cleantech Cluster Association’s Later Stage Award Top 30 semi-finalists. Metgen is features in the Biofuels/ BioEnergy category while Ekonor and Visedo are in the Cleanweb/IT and Transportation categories respectively.
Finnish companies also made it into another prominent clenatech company listing, The Global Cleantech 100 by the Cleantech Group, as Cleantech Finland member Zenrobotics and Eniram were selected among the global list of innovative companies.
The companies included in the Global Cleantech Cluster Association’s 2014 Later Stage Award are judged by a large panel of cleantech venture capitalists, investors and serial entrepreneurs who collectively manage US3.5 billion in cleantech investment. In each category, the companies are seen to be making both broad strides in their global industries as well as working closely with their regional cleantech clusters to build sustainable green economies and jobs.
The GCCA Later Stage Award Top 30 semi-finalists and Top 10 winners are selected from an original pool of 10,000 eligible companies represented by the GCCA’s fifty-two member clusters. Winners in the Later Stage Award categories will be announced in Lausanne, Switzerland on December 3, 2014
The Global Cleantech 100 is a list of the top one hundred private companies in cleantech. The list is collated by combining proprietary Cleantech Group research data, with over eleven thousand nominations and specific input from an expert panel. According to Cleantech Group, the companies included in the list represent the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech and are the companies best positioned to solve tomorrow’s cleantech challenges.