BusinessGreen Technology Awards 2015 Shortlist announced

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Have you made the shortlist for the inaugural BusinessGreen Technology Awards?

BusinessGreen has today announced the shortlist for the inaugural BusinessGreen Technology Awards, celebrating some of the most inspiring clean tech firms operating in the UK today.

The awards are due to take place at Snap Studios in East London, just a short walk from the UK's Silicon Roundabout tech hub on the afternoon of Friday 27 November.

Tickets are now on sale for the awards lunch and ceremony, and, in line with the terms and conditions for the awards, short-listed firms are requested to confirm their attendance ahead of the judging day on November 12th.

As well as entry to the awards, the ticket package includes a certificate for all shortlisted entries and the right to use the BusinessGreen Technology Awards logo in marketing material. In addition, each of the winners will be profiled on BusinessGreen.

All the details on how to secure your tickets for the awards are available on the BusinessGreen Technology Awards website.

Congratulations once again to all our finalists and we look forward to celebrating with you on Friday 27th November.

The full short list is:

App of the Year

  • Blueair AB - Blueair Friend app
  • CloudApps - Sustainability Cloud
  • DriveNow UK Ltd - DriveNow app
  • Next Green Car Ltd - Zap-Map app
  • The Do Nation Enterprise Ltd - Do Nation online platform
  • Utilitywise - Utilitywise app

Consumer Gadget/Product of the Year 

  • Flow Energy - MicroCHP boiler
  • Solarcentury - Sunstation module
  • Unilever - Compressed Deodorants

R&D Programme of the Year

  • The Carbon Trust - Offshore Wind Accelerator
  • Kite Power Solutions Ltd - R&D team
  • Scene Consulting and Edinburgh University - Urjaa Samadhan, 'broken solar' R&D programme
  • Storelectric Ltd - Compressed Air Energy Storage R&D team
  • Unilever - Aerosol R&D team

Building Technology of the Year

  • Dow Building Solutions - Dow Chemical XENERGY insulation
  • Demand Logic - Building management software
  • Endo Enterprises (UK) Ltd - EndoTherm central heating additive
  • Open Technology - LiGO Lighting Control
  • Q-Bot - Retrofitting with Robot
  • RetrofitWorks and VRM Technology - Refurbify Platform
  • Sefaira Systems - Building design software
  • Utilitywise - MINI BeMS system

Social Impact Technology of the Year

  • Azuri Technologies Ltd - Azuri Solar for Rural, Off-grid Communities programme
  • BuffaloGrid - mobile power and internet service
  • DriveNow UK Ltd - electric car sharing scheme
  • eConnect cars - electric fleet 
  • Urjaa Samadhan - solar maintenance platform

Transport Technology of the Year

  • Alphabet - e-Corporate CarSharing module
  • Carrier Transicold UK and Sainsbury's - NaturaLINE refrigeration system
  • GENeco - Bio-Bus
  • Libralato Ltd - Libralato hybrid engine
  • Tevva Motors Ltd - Plug-in range extended truck
  • Perpetual V2G Systems Ltd - Anti-idling technology

Solar Innovation of the Year

  • BuffaloGrid - mobile power and internet servic
  • 4eco - immerSUN heating system
  • Powervault - energy storage system
  • skytron energy - monitoring and control system
  • Solarcentury - Sunstation BIPV system
  • University of Sheffield - Sheffield Solar's National Solar Generation tool

Marine Energy Innovation of the Year

  • FloWave TT Ltd - FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility
  • Marine Power Systems - WaveSub Wave Energy Converter
  • Atlantis Resources - MeyGen Project

Bio-technology of the Year

  • GENeco - Gas to Grid Plant
  • Tetra Pak - Tetra Rex Bio-based
  • Novozymes - Eversa, waste oil to biodiesel enzyme
  • Comp-A-Tent Ltd - Biodegradable tent
  • Green Biofuels - GREEN D+ renewable diesel

Smart Grid Technology of the Year

  • AES UK & Ireland - AdvancionTM energy storage array
  • Limejump Ltd - Demand response service
  • Open Energi - Dynamic Demand system
  • Powervault - Powervault energy storage system
  • Tempus Energy - Trading system
  • Wattstor Ltd - Renewable energy storage system
  • VCharge UK Ltd - Demand response technology

Clean and Cool Award for International Impact

  • Azuri Technologies Ltd
  • Cyan Technology Ltd
  • Nafici Environmental research (NER) ltd
  • Sefaira
  • Whitefox Technologies Limited

Future City Technology of the Year

  • ACCIONA - Environmental Product Declaration methodology
  • Cyan Technology Ltd - Smart City communication platform
  • POD Point Ltd - Open Charge technology
  • Siemens - The Crystal, Sustainable Cities Initiative
  • Skytree - Green infrastructure platform
  • Topolytics - environmental risk management software

Circular Economy Innovation of the Year

  • Antaco UK Ltd - Bio-coal production
  • Chinook Science - Advanced Thermal Treatment technology
  • Ecover - Ocean Plastic Bottle
  • Good Energy and Bristol Pound - Bristol Pound payable energy bills
  • Lexmark International - Managed Print Services
  • Rype Office - Remanufactory office furniture remanufacturing production system
  • Unilever - Compressed deodorants
  • Quorn Foods - Mycoprotein
  • Viridor - Newhouse Glass Recycling Facility

Breakthrough of the Year

  • Dearman - Dearman Engine
  • FloWave TT Ltd - FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility
  • InstaSupply - Paperless e-invoice platform
  • Intelligent Energy - Fuel cell powered telecom towers
  • NVP Energy - Low temperature Anaerobic Digestion technology
  • Q-Bot - Retrofitting with Robot
  • Solarcentury - Sunstation BIPV
  • Storelectric Ltd - Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) system

Innovator of the Year - Company

  • Flow Energy
  • Ice Energy Heat Pumps
  • Perpetual V2G Systems
  • Powervault
  • Storelectric

Innovator of the year - Individual

  • Andy Hirst, Global Director at Sudlows
  • Anthony Day, Co-founder at CloudApps
  • Dr Dominik Peus, Founder at Antaco UK Ltd
  • Harry Perry, Technical Director at Chinook Sciences
  • Hermione Taylor, Founder at The Do Nation Enterprise Ltd
  • Jon Sturgeon, Head of Product Development at Solarcentury
  • Toby Peters, Chief Executive at Dearman

Technology of the year - to be selected from the winners of all the other categories

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