Finds, evaluates and awards world-class innovative companies with the potential to dramatically impact their industry and contribute to increasing European competitiveness and growth.
Accelerates the growth of young innovative companies by providing access to top-level international partners, advisors and financiers.
Supports the global leaders of tomorrow at an early stage by updating the skill set they will need to grow and expand their businesses successfully.
The winners from 2009 Eurecan European Venture Contest were:
1st - Biomodics (DK) - Dr. Peter Thomsen - Life Sciences Nanoporous catheters for prevention of infection
2nd - Liquavista (NL) - Dr. John Feenstra - ICT Development and commercialization of electrowetting displays - an alternative to LCD's
3rd - ASH DEC Umwelt (AT) - Mr. Ludwig Hermann - Cleantech Simultaneous energy generation and phosphate fertilizer production from biomass waste
Best Elevator Pitch: Agnitio (ES) - Ms. Sapna Capoor - ICT - Addressing Forensics, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Requirements withing Homeland Security Organisations and the Enterprise Sector for Identity Management Worldwide.
You can find all Elevator Pitches here.