The Winners of the European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2023


The winners were announced during a special ceremony in Bilbao on 14th November 2023

For the press release revealing the winners, see.

Star smallRising Star


Scandinavian Medical Solutions A/S is an independent Danish provider of used diagnostic imaging equipment, parts, and cutting-edge rental solutions for hospitals, clinics, and distributors worldwide. The organization was founded in 2018, By CEO Jens Krohn, with a mission to facilitate better access to high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging.

Scandinavian Medical Solutions offers complete business-to-business solutions – thereby enabling an accessible, reliable, and sustainable ecosystem – thus creating the basis for a circular economy where existing equipment gets new life.

Scandinavian Medical Solutions is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen

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Star smallInternational Star


Kempower designs and manufactures reliable and user-friendly DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles. Their vision is to create the world’s most desired EV charging solutions for everyone, everywhere. Their product development and production are based in Finland, with the majority of their materials and components sourced locally. They focus on all areas of e-mobility, from electric cars, trucks, and buses to machines and marine. Their modular and scalable charging system and world-class software are designed by EV drivers for EV drivers, enabling the best user experience for their customers around the world. 


Kempower is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki

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Star smallStar of Innovation


SolidWorld Group S.p.A. is the parent of a group of 11 companies founded in the early 2000s by engineer Roberto Rizzo. Listed on the Euronext Growth Milan segment, the Group is a leading developer and integrator of the latest and most comprehensive digital 3D software and hardware for manufacturing companies, supporting and accelerating their journey to Industry 4.0. Thanks to SolidWorld, all stages of production - as far as sale and recycling - are integrated using technologies that make the production process faster more sustainable and more efficient. It operates through 14 offices and 3 technology hubs and has over 150 employees and more than 9,000 client enterprises. The SolidWorld Group reported revenues of Euro 57.7 million in 2022, with a value of production of Euro 60.8 million and EBITDA of Euro 4.1 million. 


Solid World Group is listed on Borsa Italiana

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Star smallStar of 2023

Waga Energy was created in 2015 near Grenoble (France) by three engineers from Air Liquide. The company deploys a breakthrough technology called WAGABOX® for upgrading landfill gas into biomethane, a renewable substitute for fossil-based natural gas. Waga Energy finances, builds, owns and operates the WAGABOX® units under long-term contracts with landfill operators for the supply of landfill gas, and generates income by selling biomethane to energy utilities and corporates. To date, Waga Energy operates 17 WAGABOX® units in France, Spain and Canada, and 16 more are under construction. The company employs 190 worldwide and has subsidiaries in the US, Canada, Spain, Italy and the UK.


Waga Energy is listed on Euronext Paris

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Star smallSpecial Mention



Starteepo’s journey began in 2017 with the crazy idea of his founder, economist Frantisek Bostl, to build a new sustainable and fair capital market that really helps in a small Eastern European country that has a zero capital market tradition! The mission of Starteepo is to fund great businesses and through their IPO boutique help SMEs access the Prague Stock Exchange new market segment START. Starteepo helped seven companies to access the START Market on a total of 14 transactions.

Starteepo was nominated by Prague Stock Exchange


The runners-up:

Category ‘Rising Star’

Category ‘International Star’

Category ‘Star of Innovation’ 

Category ‘Star of 2023’