Finrenes participated Technology fair at Hangzhou International Human Resource and Cooperation Exchange Conference.
There was a lot of interest towards our technology for using waste resources for energy and carbon capture. People were even queuing to our stand. Happy to see that the Chinese are interested in clean energy so much!
Finrenes participated TI Park road trip to China in August 14-28. We visited potential customers, government officials and investors in Beijing, Tianjin, Taiyuan, Xi’an, Chongqing and Wuhan.
It was a great opportunity to discuss our solution with several regions in China. There was a great interest on our technology, applied to agriculture waste utilization, traffic fuel production, fossil coal replacement and city landscaping, including storm water management. We are continuing discussions in China, our target is to raise bio fuel fab to China to provide biomethane for traffic fuel and bio coal from local waste resources.
Finrenes Oy has received Horizon 2020 seal of excellence.
Certificate delivered by the European Commission, as the institution managing Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2014-2020 The project proposal 790752, BioCracker Affordable, clean, and storable bioenergy: a self-sustainable, cost-effective
system that efficiently produces energy using previously unviable biomass.
Submitted under the Horizon 2020’s SME instrument phase 1 call H2020-SMEInst-2016-2017 (H2020-SMEINST-1-2016-2017) of 6 September 2017 in the area of SMEInst-09-2016-2017 Stimulating the innovation potential of SMEs for a low carbon and efficient energy system by
following evaluation by an international panel of independent experts
WAS SCORED AS A HIGH-QUALITY PROJECT PROPOSAL
IN A HIGHLY COMPETITIVE EVALUATION PROCESS*
This proposal is recommended for funding by other sources since Horizon 2020 resources available for this specific Call were already allocated following a competitive ranking.
* This means passing all stringent Horizon 2020 assessment thresholds for the 3 award criteria (excellence, impact, quality and efficiency of implementation) required to receive funding from the EU budget Horizon 2020.
Finrenes attended the EnergyWeek in Vaasa as the one of the top 30 start-ups and shared the business idea with the other cleantech companies.
Vaasa Region in Finland is the largest energy cluster in the Nordic countries. Vaasa EnergyWeek, organized for the fifth time in March 2016, is the biggest Finnish energy event, and the best place to meet Finnish experts and companies with the common passion for sustainable business in the fields of renewable energy and smart grid.
On February 3rd 2016, the Runar Bäckström foundation’s board of directors has decided to award grants to a total of 18 applicants. Finrenes was one of the grant winners for the year 2016.
The Foundation has awarded 15 000 € grants to the following applicants:
By Peng Chao (chinadaily.com.cn)
The 2016 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair kicked off in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province on June 24.
The event had more than 500 participants from home and abroad, including government leaders, Nobel Prize winners, academicians and world-renowned scientists, university presidents, diplomats, entrepreneurs and investors.
The fair aims to become an international platform that gathers innovation and entrepreneurship resources from around the world and boosts the exchange of innovative ideas and the transaction of innovative achievements, according to Gou Zhengli, deputy mayor of Chengdu.
Gou said the three-day event includes 18 major activities: 12 high-level forums that focus on the development trend of innovation and entrepreneurship, one exhibition that displays the world’s latest scientific and technological achievements, three trade fairs for innovation and entrepreneurship resources, and two innovation and entrepreneurship contests.
Lu Tiecheng, director of Chengdu Science and Technology Bureau, said top scientists from home and abroad in such fields as semiconductor lighting, fundamental particle, artificial intelligence and astrophysics were invited to the event to discuss the world’s frontier science and technology.
The 2016 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exhibition covered a total area of 15,000 square meters and feature 300 exhibitors. A series of the latest innovative products were on display, including Pneumatic Tubes, the light-field camera Lytro Illum and Lily Drone, according to Wang Xin, deputy director of Chengdu Exposition Bureau.
Three fairs are planned for the transaction of talent, equity investment and technological achievements. The Talent Trading Fair invited 70 Fortune Global 500 companies, leading head-hunting companies, top local companies and scientific research teams and universities, all aiming to boost the exchange of top-level talents.
The 2015 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair drew more than 200 delegates from 30 countries and regions. Some 109 deals worth 5.32 billion yuan ($808 million) were signed during that event.