European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2015

On the evening of 9th December, EuropeanIssuers and FESE co-hosted a prestigious Awards Ceremony to celebrate the winners of  the 3rd European Small and Mid-Cap Awards.

The ceremony was presided over by the European Commission: Lowri Evans, Director General of DG GROWTH.

The four Award categories were introduced by Deirdre Somers, President of FESE and Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Stock Exchange and Luc Vansteenkiste, Chairman of EuropeanIssuers.


The winners were announced as follows: 

Best New Listed Company: Xeros Technology

Xeros Technology has developed a patented polymer bead cleaning system that uses up to 80% less water and 50% less energy and detergent while also delivering a superior cleaning result. The company has identified multiple potential commercial applications for its patented technology but has initially targeted the commercial laundry market. Xeros is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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Most Innovative Newcomer: ERYTECH Pharma

ERYTECH Pharma is a French biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies for rare forms of cancer and orphan diseases. The company has developed a pipeline of product candidates targeting markets with high unmet medical needs. ERYTECH Pharma is listed on Euronext.


Most Internationally-Minded Newcomer: Scatec Solar

Scatec Solar is an integrated independent power producer, aiming to make solar energy sustainable and affordable worldwide. Scatec Solar develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants and delivers power from 219 MW in the Czech Republic, South Africa and Rwanda. The company is in strong growth with a solid pipeline of ongoing projects in Africa, Middle East, Americas and Asia. Scatec Solar is listed on Oslo Børs.



Rising Star: Selvita

Selvita is a drug discovery company engaged in the research and development of breakthrough therapies in the area of oncology, as well as provision of integrated drug discovery services. Selvita was established in 2007 and currently employs over 260 scientists, including 86 PhDs. Selvita is listed on GPW (Warsaw Stock Exchange).



Second and third place were awarded to: 

Best New Listed Company                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Picture Gallery 2015

Second place: Taaleritehdas, listed on NASDAQ Helsinki 

Third place: Alumetal, listed on GPW (Warsaw Stock Exchange)

Most Innovative Newcomer

Second place: Xeros Technology, listed on the London Stock Exchange

Third place: Molecular Partners, listed on SIX Swiss Exchange

Most Internationally-Minded Newcomer

Second place: LiveChat Software, listed on GPW (Warsaw Stock Exchange)                                                                                                                                  Video Highlights

Third place: Euroconsult Group, listed on Mercado Alternativo Bursátil – MAB (Grupo BME) Video 2015

Rising Star

Second place: Zalaris, listed on Oslo Børs

Third place:, listed on Euronext Paris




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