The EIT (European Institute of Information & Technology) announced the 21 final candidates of the EIT Venture Awards and CARBON DELTA is excited to be nominated.
The EIT Awards nominations recognize Europe's top entrepreneurs and innovations. Each nominee has been selected for driving European innovation through ground-breaking products services and processes that address global challenges in the fields of climate energy (EIT Climate-KIC), digitisation (EIT Digital), energy (EIT InnoEnergy), health (EIT Health), raw materials (EIT Raw Materials).
In response to the nominations, Martin Kern, EIT Interim Director, said: "We are proud to power the most promising entrepreneurs to take their innovations from ideas to products, start-ups and jobs that bring solutions to today's major challenges. The EIT Awards help to identify the European entrepreneurs that can compete on the global stage".
The 2017 EIT Awards nominees have been selected from among the most successful start-ups and projects supported by the EIT Community in the following categories: EIT Change, EIT Innovators and EIT Venture.
"This nomination is a great honor.", said Oliver Marchand upon hearing the news. "Im excited to have been selected as one of the top enterpreneurs adressing climate change in Europe. The support we have received by Climate-KIC through our partnership has been crucial in reaching this stage"
The 21 nominees will now go through to a final selection for the three awards and the winner of each will be announced at the EIT Awards Ceremony in Budapest on 16 October.
For more information visit: https://eit.europa.eu/innoveit#awards
About EIT Climate-KIC
Climate KIC is the climate innovation community of EIT. As Europe's largest public-private innovation partnership it is focused on climate change, consisting of dynamic companies, the best academic institutions and the public sector.
About CARBON DELTA
CARBON DELTA AG is a climate risk analytics firm that identifies and analyzes climate change resilience. We specialize in uncovering the costs associated with climate change. This allows our clients to protect assets, optimize performance and reach sustainability goals.