The event takes place in NanoForum 2016 at IVA Conference Centre, Grev Turegatan 16 in Stockholm.
The finalists in this year's competition are:
ChromoGenics: The company with the smart glass ConverLight. A unique glass surface created using nanotechnology where you can control the transparency of glass.
Disruptive Materials: The company that was formed around the material Upsalite, a material that can absorb moisture like almost nothing else can. Since the start in 2013, thousands of potential customers has showed interest in the material.
CR Competence: A consulting firm with expertise in chemistry and physics. They have supervised many projects, such as in nano chemistry, nano physics and nano-medicine.
The finalists are judged in a number of criteria including nano content, customers/sales, business plan, economics, scalability and of course presentation.
Read the interesting article in Kemivärlden Biotech.
This is the jury:
- Björn O Nilsson, Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien, IVA
- Anders Eliasson, Business Sweden
- Tord Lendau, Lendau Capital AB
- Adam Feiler, Nanologica AB
- Ervin Dubaric, IAMIP Sverige AB
- Giovanni Fili, Exeger AB
- Åsalie Hartmanis, SwedNanotech
This year's prize is a subscription to P2ALS, the markets most easy-to-use and collaborative tool where you extract competitive information, track patents, find and follow interesting technologies and drive innovations. A whole year subscription for the winner and six months for the other two finalists.
NanoForum is Sweden’s largest conference on nanotechnology, advanced materials, and business opportunities. Prestigious speakers include the Swedish Minister of Enterprise, Mr. Mikael Damberg, Prof. Dr. Henning Zoz, CEO & President of Zoz Group and Chair Professor at Ritsumeikan University, as well as Prof Maria Strømme, Uppsala University. For the fourth time, some of the most interesting nanotech companies will be challenged for The Swedish Nanotechnology Company of the Year Award.
IAMIP will be at NanoForum and we look forward to meeting you there!