Meet the 2020 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 16th November. List of winners


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At Diaceutics we believe that every patient should get the precision medicine they deserve. We are a data analytics and end-to-end services provider enabled by DXRX - the world’s first Network solution for the development and commercialization of precision medicine diagnostics. Diaceutics has worked on every precision medicine brought to market and provides services to 36 of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. We have built the world’s largest repository of diagnostic testing data with a growing network of 2500 labs in 51 countries.


Diaceutics is listed on the London Stock Exchange

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proeduca altus

PROEDUCA Group is a holding company for several online higher institutions seeking to satisfy the educational needs of society. PROEDUCA Group is composed of Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR), UNIR México, CUNIMAD which is affiliated to the Universidad de Alcalá (UAH), Neumann Business School and participates in the United States through Marconi International University. The group has operating offices in Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia and the USA. The use of new technologies and a unique learning methodology are the bedrock on which PROEDUCA shapes its education system. Central to this structure is a learning platform specially designed to manage its students’ learning processes. It offers various resources, such as virtual classrooms, forums, digital libraries, collaborative working spaces, and a virtual museum.


Proeduca Altus is listed on BME

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Founded in 1958, Sanlorenzo is a global luxury yacht builder, manufacturing “made to measure” yachts and superyachts fully customized for each client, characterized by a distinctive and timeless design.

Sanlorenzo’s manufacturing activities are carried out through four shipyards synergically and strategically located in close proximity. The production is divided into three divisions: Yacht Division (composite 24-38 meters yachts); Superyacht Division (40-68 meters aluminium and steel superyachts); Bluegame Division (13-22 meters sports utility yachts in composite).

The Group employs approximately 500 people and cooperates with a network of 1,500 qualified artisan companies.


Sanlorenzo is listed on Borsa Italiana

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Fodelia grows Finnish food companies into flourishing international success stories so that consumers can enjoy locally and responsibly produced clean food. We own food-industry pioneers who invest in innovative products, value-adding customer concepts and advanced manufacturing processes. Our portfolio includes ready meal manufacturer Feelia, snack food manufacturer Real Snacks, meat and vegetarian food manufacturer Beofood and our joint venture with Bravedo Group, Fodbar, which provides a cost-effective all-in-one solution for outsourcing food services.


Fodelia is listed on Nasdaq

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                          ML system


ML System S.A. is a highly specialized technology company offering innovative building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) solutions. ML System’s products are an attractive alternative to traditional building materials.

The company is the Polish market leader in its industry. Moreover, according to the report penned by Building Integrated Photovoltaic Skylights Market 2020-2027, it is one of the top BIPV producers across the world.


ML System is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange

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KompuestosWith a strong presence in more than 40 countries, Kompuestos is a leading company in the production of plastic compounds in Europe.

Based in Barcelona, it is one of the leading international suppliers of high-performance compounds and masterbatches, which are used as a raw material in multiple industries around the world. The company maintains a strong commitment to the environment and works in favour of the circular economy of plastic and commits to sustainable innovation to develop biodegradable products and composites, as well as having a range of products that improve the carbon footprint of the final products.


Kompuestos is listed on BME

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Frequentis, headquartered in Vienna, Austria, is an international supplier of communication and information systems for control centres with safety-critical tasks. Such 'control centre solutions' are developed and marketed by Frequentis in the business sectors Air Traffic Management (civil and military air traffic control, air defence) and Public Safety & Transport (police, fire brigade, ambulance services, shipping, railways).

Products and solutions from Frequentis can be found in over 30,000 operator working positions and in approximately 140 countries.



Frequentis is listed on Deutsche Börse

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Holaluz leads the field in the growth of domestic self-consumption in Spain. Its proposal is clear and distinct. It was the first electricity company to implement a simplified compensation package in the Spanish market: Holazluz Cloud, a programme that allows you to deduct surpluses from your electricity bill (in other words, the excess energy produced that can’t be consumed at that moment). 

In line with this strategy, Holaluz was the first European power company to become a B Corp certified company, a guarantee that encompasses more than 2,400 companies from 50 countries and whose objective is to give visibility to those that, aside from generating economic profits, innovate in order to make a positive impact on employees, local communities and the environment.


Holaluz is listed on BME


NORBIT is a global provider of tailored technology to selected niches. The company is structured to address its key markets; Oceans, targeting global maritime markets, Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS), offering connectivity solutions for the transport sector, and Product Innovation and Realization (PIR), with in-house multidisciplinary R&D and manufacturing. NORBIT has its HQ in Trondheim, Norway with manufacturing facilities in Selbu and Røros, Norway and 12 offices around the world.





Norbit is listed on Euronext 


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Harvia is one of the leading companies operating in the sauna and spa market globally, as measured by revenue. 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 74.1 million in 2019, and with EOS the Pro-forma net sales of the group are estimated to exceed EUR 90 million. The company employs more than 500 professionals in Finland, China and Hong Kong, Romania, Austria, United States, Germany, Estonia and Russia.


Harvia is listed on Nasdaq

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We help our customers through their digital transformation processes.

We understand digital transformation as a deep and cross-cutting change that influences companies beyond processes, changing them forever. Each project is a challenge we face with passion. The technological revolution we live in has brought with it a vast list of challenges. Challenges that we assume as our own with the goal of offering our customers the most avant-garde solutions of the moment. We currently have 750 employees with offices in 9 countries and have implemented projects in more than 50 countries.


Izertis is listed on BME

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ten square


Ten Square Games is one of the largest and fastest-growing Polish mobile game developers, with headquarters in Wrocław and an additional studio in Warsaw.

The company focuses on the production of hobby games in a Free-to-Play (F2P) distribution model. It currently employs over 250 people. Since 2011, TSG has released more than 200 games, including Let’s Fish, Fishing Clash and Wild Hunt. Fishing Clash is among top 50 grossing on android worldwide. TSG games have more than 21 million active players worldwide.

TSG is a public company, listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2018 (WSE: TEN).


Ten Square Games is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange

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