Europe’s ‘top 20 growth companies’ revealed at the 2014 Cleantech Summit Rotterdam, Tech Tour & IVC

20.11.2014

Geneva / Brussels / Rotterdam – The 2014 Cleantech Summit Rotterdam has announced its pick of the 20 most promising Cleantech companies from an investment perspective currently operating in Europe. They have been selected by a Selection Committee of leading investors out of a large number of applications received from across Europe and Israel during the first half of 2014. These companies have been invited to attend the 2014 Cleantech Summit in Rotterdam on Nov. 20-21 and present to 70+ leading investors who will attend the Summit. This year’s Summit will include not just the top 20 growth companies but also 37 emerging companies. Post event these companies will join an elite group of Tech Tour Cleantech Summit Alumni who have raised $787M in funding since the first edition of this event in 2009.

The 2014 Tech Tour & IVC Cleantech Summit Rotterdam’s GROWTH companies are:

Company Name

Country

Industry Segment

40South Energy

United Kingdom

Delta & Water and Environmental Technologies

Avantium

Netherlands

Bio-Economy and materials

Biaqua B.V.

Netherlands

Delta & Water and Environmental Technologies

Cynar Plc

Ireland

Delta & Water and Environmental Technologies

Electro Power Systems SpA

Italy

Energy-efficiency

FRX Polymers

United Kingdom

Bio-Economy and materials

Green Biologics Ltd

United Kingdom

Bio-Economy and materials

HeatMatrix Group BV

Netherlands

Energy-efficiency

HELIOVIS AG

Austria

Delta & Water and Environmental Technologies

INFIMET B.V.

Netherlands

Bio-Economy and materials

InfraCore Company

Netherlands

Energy-efficiency

Kebony AS

Norway

Bio-Economy and materials

Luxexcell

Netherlands

Energy-efficiency

Oxford PV

United Kingdom

Energy-efficiency

PV Nano Cell Ltd

Israel

Energy-efficiency

Skeleton Technologies

Estonia

Smart Mobility & Logistics

TECHNIWOOD

France

Energy-efficiency

The New Motion

Netherlands

Smart Mobility & Logistics

Yunasko

Latvia

Energy-efficiency

Wello Ltd.

Finland

Delta & Water and Environmental Technologies

The 2014 Tech Tour & IVC Cleantech Summit Rotterdam EMERGING companies list is already available on our website but are also listed below:

Company Name

Country

Industry Segment

Accenda BV

Netherlands

Energy & Smart Mobility

Algae Food & Fuel

Netherlands

Bio-economy

Arsizio AB

Sweden

Energy & Efficiency

BewustWijzer

Netherlands

Energy & Efficiency

BioMimetx Lda

Portugal

Bio-economy

Blue Motion Energy B.V.

Netherlands

Delta & Water and Environmental Technology

Calbatt

Italy

Energy & Smart Mobility

Caloritum NV

Belgium

Bio-economy

Canatu

Finland

Energy & Efficiency

CPD-SWISS Ltd

Switzerland

Bio-economy

Delft Spectral Technologies

Netherlands

Energy & Efficiency

D-orbit

Italy

Energy & Efficiency

EFC Separations BV

Netherlands

Delta & Water and Environmental Technology

ELBIBI BV

Netherlands

Energy & Smart Mobility

Equal Opportunity Carbon B.V.

Netherlands

Bio-economy

Estus Power

United Kingdom

Energy & Efficiency

Exasun

Netherlands

Energy & Efficiency

ExxFire BV

Netherlands

Energy & Efficiency

FlexBase

Netherlands

Delta & Water and Environmental Technology

Giaura

Netherlands

Bio-economy

Magpie Polymers

France

Bio-economy

Norsepower Oy Ltd

Finland

Delta & Water and Environmental Technology

O-flexx

Germany

Bio-economy

O-foil

Netherlands

Delta & Water and Environmental Technology

OxyMem

Ireland

Delta & Water and Environmental Technology

PARX Plastics

Netherlands

Bio-economy

Photanol

Netherlands

Bio-economy

PumpTire AG

Switzerland

Energy & Smart Mobility

rqmicro

Switzerland

Delta & Water and Environmental Technology

siOPTICA GmbH

Germany

Energy & Efficiency

SmS tenzotherm GmbH

Germany

Energy & Efficiency

Sunna Design

France

Energy & Efficiency

TCE Gofour BV

Netherlands

Bio-economy

Transmare Group (Energy Transformers)

Netherlands

Bio-economy

Trikelet BV

Netherlands

Energy & Smart Mobility

VizionZ Engineering BV

Netherlands

Energy & Efficiency

Witt Limited

United Kingdom

Energy & Smart Mobility

Analysis of Growth Companies

The Growth companies span the following 4 sectors: Delta & Water and Environmental, Bio-Economy and materials, Energy Efficiency and Smart Mobility & Logistics. The highest trending sector this year is Energy-Efficiency, this was reflected by the large number of applications from companies in this sector as well as the fact that 40% of growth companies are in this sector. In terms of stage, the majority of the 20 selected companies are in Expansion/Growth stage with just 1 Late stage/Pre-IPO. In terms of geographic representation The Netherlands has the largest representation with 35%, followed by the UK with 20%. The other selected companies originate from Austria, Finland, France, Ireland, Israel and Italy.

Programme and details for the 2014 Tech Tour & IVC Cleantech Summit Rotterdam

The Summit will take place at Beurs-World Trade Center November 20 & 21, Rotterdam. The event will be centred on presentations from the 20 growth companies and 37 emerging companies listed above. Robert-Jan von Ogrtop will give the opening keynote on the ‘Circle Economy’ trends in the Cleantech Industry on November 20th followed by a second keynote by Richard Youngman from the Cleantech Group. On the evening of the 20th, delegates are invited to join a networking dinner. November 21 will kick-off with Fred Beuningen, Managing Director of Rotterdam Partners and Ahmed Aboutaleb Mayor of Rotterdam, will deliver the closing speech.

The 2014 selection committee members included:

360° Capital Partners

Aster Capital

BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Chemelot Ventures

Clean Tech Delta

Cleantech Group - Europe

Demeter Partners

Dow Venture Capital

Ecomobilite Ventures

Emerald Technology Ventures AG

Environmental Technologies Fund

Evonik Industries

Finindus NV

Gimv

Greencoat Capital

Icos Capital

Idinvest Partners

Innovation Quarter

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

KLM

Niton Capital

Siemens Venture Capital

Total Energy Ventures

Veolia Environnement

Wermuth Asset Management

 

 

Source: The Tech Tour