Meet the 2019 Shortlisted Companies 

 

An independent Jury, set up by the European Commission, selected a shortlist of three companies per category.
The winners were announced during the Awards Ceremony on 12 November 2019 at the Theatre de Vaudeville in Brussels. Please see the press release here

 

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Carel is a world leader in control solutions for air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating, and systems for humidification and evaporative cooling. Our products are designed to bring energy savings and reduce the environmental impact of machinery and systems; our solutions are used in commercial, industrial and residential applications.

In order to anticipate customer needs and supply advanced solutions, a total of approximately 6% of consolidated sales is reinvested in Research & Development that are the heart of our commitment. A further 4% of sales is regularly invested in the improvement of company processes.

The Group’s strength lies in integration between different contexts; its overall vision, wide-ranging experience and skills allow us to go beyond the boundaries of individual products and represent a single partner capable of identifying integrated solutions.

 

Carel is listed on Borsa Italiana

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Harvia is one of the leading companies operating in the sauna and spa market globally. Harvia's brands and product portfolio are well-known in the market and the company's comprehensive product portfolio strives to meet the needs of the international sauna and spa market of both private and professional customers.

Harvia's revenue totalled EUR 61.9 million in 2018, its operating profit was EUR 9.4 million and adjusted operating profit EUR 10.9 million during the same period. The company employs some 400 professionals in Finland, China and Hong Kong, Romania, Austria, United States, Germany and Estonia. The company is headquartered in Muurame, Finland, adjacent to its largest sauna and sauna component manufacturing facility.

 

 

 

 

Harvia is listed on Nasdaq

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Solarpack is an international independent solar photovoltaic (“PV”) power producer in fast-growing energy markets with project development capacities across Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Born in 2005 as one of the first pure solar PV developers and independent power producers in Spain, Solarpack has always been audacious taking strategic decisions that have allowed the Company to become a pioneer in the markets where it is present.

Profitable growth and balanced risks are Solarpack’s key strategic targets, which the Company pursues across its three global divisions (Development and Construction (D&C), Power Generation and Services) that represent an attractive and well-balanced combination of long-term stable revenues with less recurrent yet highly profitable activities.

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Solarpack is listed on BME

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Tier1 is a Spanish Corporate Group with wide experience in the ICT sector (Information Technology & Communications), offering technology services with a special focus on software product development.

Tier1 based its business model in two types of differentiated business lines: Consolidated activities (software building, evolution, deployment and maintenance; IT infrastructures deployment and maintenance; PraaS) and Expansion activities (software building, evolution, licensing and services for retail sector; other software developed or acquired).

The group is nowadays about 160 employees, has more than 1.000 clients and has offices in Spain, Colombia and the USA. Tier1 software solutions are running in more than 15 countries and the revenues in 2018 amounted 10,8 million euros. The company went public in June 2018.

Tier1 is listed on BME

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Immersive VR Education Ltd is a virtual reality software company dedicated to creating quality educational experiences for all students. Since they opened their doors on October 2014, the company has moved in leaps and bounds, releasing a range of educational experiences and winning seven International awards for their educational software. Virtual reality is a new industry, and the benefits both inside and outside the classroom are only now being discovered. The company’s vision for the future is to see virtual reality become a staple tool for education and corporate training and they strive to produce quality experiences that demonstrate this.

 

 

 

 

VR Education is listed on Euronext

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Xpediator is a well-established international provider of freight management services. Established in 1988 by Stephen Blyth, the Group's international network of offices provides road, sea and air freight services, together with logistics and warehousing in the UK and Romania.

The business offers integrated freight management within the supply chain logistics and fulfilment sector, through its three main areas: freight forwarding, logistics & warehousing and transport services.

With headquarters in Braintree, Essex and country offices in nine CEE countries across 38 sites, the Group currently employs 938 people and was successfully listed on London's AIM market in August 2017.

 

 

 

Xpediator is listed on London Stock Exchange

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Star smallStar of Innovation

 

2CRSi was founded in 2005 by 2 passionated brothers, Michel et Alain Wilmouth.

In the beginning, the core business was focused on consulting and conception for innovative IT solutions, and quickly it moved to design and manufacture IT infrastructure. 2CRSi products are now imagined and produced in France and USA and used everywhere in the word addressing a palette of IT needs like stockage, cloud computing, VR, big data, CCTV, broadcast, le HPC, IoT, cloud gaming, rendering, deep learning and AI.

2CRSi is proud to be part of the French Tech and records fast-growing turnover.

 

 

 

2CRSi is listed on Euronext

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Atlantic Sapphire is pioneering BluehouseTM (land-raised) salmon farming, locally, and transforming protein production, globally. Atlantic Sapphire has been operating its innovation centre in Langsand, Denmark since 2011 with a strong focus on R&D and innovation to equip the company with technology and procedures that enable the company to commercially scale up production in end markets close to the consumer.

In the US, the company has since 2010 worked to identify and permit the ideal location for BluehouseTM farming in Miami, Florida. The company is well underway with construction of its phase 1 build-out which is projected to harvest approximately 10,000 tons of salmon annually, beginning in Q3, 2020. The company has also secured the key US water permits to produce up to 90,000 tons onsite, annually.

 

Atlantic Sapphire is listed on Oslo Børs

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Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Medartis is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and providers of medical devices for surgical fixation of bone fractures for upper and lower extremities as well as for the craniomaxillofacial region.

Medartis employs over 580 individuals across its 12 locations, with products offered in over 50 countries globally. Medartis is committed to providing surgeons and operating theater personnel with the most innovative titanium implants and instruments as well as best in class service. 

 

 

 

 

Medartis is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange

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Star smallStar of 2019

 

Admicom is a Finnish provider of cloud-based ERP solutions for construction, building services engineering and manufacturing companies and a comprehensive partner in software and accounting services.

We are the market leader in our core target group; building services engineering. Our ERP, Adminet currently has over 15 000 active users.

We are a profitable and rapidly growing company, largely owned by our staff. We have more than 120 professionals working in four locations around Finland. In February 2018 Admicom Oyj was listed on the First North Finland market maintained by Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.

 

 

 

Admicom is listed on Nasdaq

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Founded in 1937, Alfen manufactures and integrates innovative smart energy solutions to help accelerate the transition to a sustainable energy future. Our electric vehicle charging stations, energy storage solutions and transformer substations are all designed for integration and interoperability and offer the highest level of data security. Constructed in-house from A-grade European components, they are chosen by utilities, grid operators and energy companies for their reliability and flexibility to help innovate, inform and optimise projects.

Whether you are using Alfen to deliver a smart energy project, supply and connect a substation, integrate a battery or charge your car, you can be confident that you have one of the highest quality solutions available and that it was designed with the future in mind.

 

 

Alfen is listed on Euronext

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Throughout the whole of Norway, over 1.3 million people have electricity from Fjordkraft – either at home or at work. Fjordkraft sells electricity throughout the whole of Norway. Norway has many grid companies that operate local grids and electricity meters. We sell electricity to customers who live or have business activities in 114 different grid areas operated by local grid companies.

Fjordkraft is a leading supplier to the corporate market and has been chosen by more than 30,000 companies. Products range from straightforward power contracts to advanced power portfolio management. Customers range from energy-intensive industrial manufacturers and large corporations with facilities all over the country to small local businesses. Digital tools for energy reporting and analysis help businesses achieve efficient energy use. We also offer energy and environmental advice. 

 

Fjordkraft is listed on Oslo Børs  

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