The Premio Inicia awards the most innovative companies for product originality, technological contribution and business scalability. The Inicia jury selected companies based on their business potential and their capacity to impact and transform the economy.
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Flyability has been awarded investor’s favorite idea in the clean mobility category during the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), a platform dedicated to the innovation and digitalization trends driving transformation in the global energy mix.
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The past few years have seen a flurry of innovation in drones and their application across many different industries. Since standard outdoor drones suffer several technical constraints when flying indoor due to their reliance on GPS signal and vulnerability to impacts, Flyability designed Elios, which its innovators describes as the “collision-tolerant drone.”
We are pleased to announce that our portfolio company E-Leather (www.eleathergroup.com) has raised £70m, which will be invested in a state-of-the-art facility to meet demand from a range of sectors, from aviation and transport through to consumer sectors.
The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas impacting the future of a wide range of industries, according to the players in the market.
The study reveals that Telensa has retained its market share lead over Silver Spring Networks, Philips Lighting and Echelon, with almost double the number of deployed smart streetlight nodes as its nearest competitor.
In its decision to choose Wirepas for the award, Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, highlights the strength and fit-for-purpose of Wirepas Connectivity as a product for Massive IoT, versatility regarding different applications, and the business need-driven approach of the company.
Judges’ comment: “ETF was one of a number of GPs in the impact space that had entered, which was great to see. ETF stood out due to its strong sustainability framework, which is embedded in the firm’s investment activities with good examples of strong ESG impact.”
Video: Flyability underground mine inspection at Lac Des Iles
Rotherham-headquartered specialist metals technology company Metalysis has entered the second phase of its partnership with a Canadian company exploring the use of novel rare earth metal alloys in 3D printed permanent magnets.
Swiss company Flyability offers Elios, a collision-tolerant drone. Instead of relying entirely on necessarily imperfect sense and avoid technology, they take an innovative approach: the drone is inside of a freely rotating cage.
SMEs need government support and encouragement to deliver innovation and operational benefits to the rail industry, writes Roy Freeland, president of Perpetuum Ltd.
The report looks at the historical importance of the Orgreave site, upon which the Advanced Manufacturing Park is built, and the bright future the site today represents for British manufacturing.
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano last weekend helped to explore the caverns under Sicily using a drone that deliberately bumped into its surroundings in order to build a map.
QOS Energy, a renewable O&M analytics software provider, has announced the opening of a new office in India to meet the growing demand of its customer base and exploit the opportunities offered by the booming Indian market.
ETF Partners was recently featured in the leading Swiss business periodical, Bilan, in its cover story on the importance of Impact Investing.
The BD Sector has signed a European distribution agreement with Kebony, an innovative Norwegian timber producer, to offer a sustainable alternative to tropical hardwood.
We are pleased to announce that 3 of our portfolio companies made the FT 1000 - Europe's Fastest Growing Companies: E-Leather, MWR InfoSecurity and Vulog.
Metalysis (or “the Company”), the Company behind a disruptive technology for solid-state metals and novel alloys production, today announced its arrival at South Yorkshire’s Advanced Manufacturing Park (“AMP”).
Telensa Press Release
Telensa is moving its manufacturing back to the UK. After a strategic review of facilities across the world, the company selected the Sony UK Technology Centre in Pencoed, Wales.