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Finrenes receives Horizon 2020 seal of excellence

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H2020 seal of excellenceFinrenes 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
Finrenes Oy
Finland
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.

 


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Finrenes announced at EnergyWeek

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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.

 

 


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Finrenes received a grant from Runar Bäckström foundation

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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: 

  • Sofun – Huonekalujen Elementtirakennussarja – Living Spaces Oy Ltd
  • Digital Illusion Equipment – Taikateatteri 13 Ry
  • Tassu EDF – Tassu ESP Oy
  • Tapaturmaisen Aivovaurion Testaus- Ja Hoitojärjestelmä – Medicortex Finland Oy
  • Hakkuriteholähteen Hyötysuhteen Parannus – Finelc Oy
  • Belightful – Miia Liesegang
  • Kenttäkäyttöinen Automaattinen Online-Analysaattori Vesien Metallipitoisuuksien Määrittämiseen – Meoline Oy
  • Puolijohdepolttokenno – Jani Oksanen
  • Parannettu Minimienergiamikrokontrolleri – Minima
  • Infinity 3D – Tuomas Aleksi Tonteri
  • Koepala Takeaway -Pikaruokapakkausratkaisu – Koepala Packaging Oy
  • HAYTECH – VTT Oy
  • Konsepti Ja Teknologia Liikennepolttoaineen, Sähkön Ja Lämmön Tuottamiseen Toisen Sukupolven Jätebiomassasta – Finrenes Oy
  • Läpinäkyvä Näyttö Älylasi Ja Lisätyn Todellisuuden Ratkaisuihin – Dispelix Oy
  • Biohacker App – Biohacker Center BHC Oy
  • High-Speed Motor Drive Package With Contactless Bearings – SpinDrive Oy
  • Aqua Environment – Aquaen Oy

 


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Finrenes at Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair

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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.


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Finrenes Attended 1st Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico project

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1st LCBAM BUSINESS MEETING 

In June 2016, Finrenes participated Mexico Low Carbon Project. Several new project initiatives took place on the 1st business meeting in San Luis Potosi.

The Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico project is funded by the European Union. Finrenes exchanged information about the projects in order to collaborate on developing and strengthening low carbon technologies.

The Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico project, funded by the European Union, successfully held its first business meeting in the city of San Luis Potosí. Over 80 proffesionals and 50 Mexican and European companies participated in the event, exchanging information about their projects in order to collaborate on developing and strengthening low carbon technologies.

The meeting, hosted by the European Commission and ProMexico, was supported by San Luis Potosí’s advanced technology center (CIATEQ), which also provided the venue for the event, and by the National Chamber of Industry (CANACINTRA).

In total, there were held 400 B2B/C2C meetings in 16 rounds. Business opportunities were identified in Agrofood sector (Waste-to-Energy, Waste Management and Wastewater Treatment) and Construction (Renewable energies, Passive House model) and will be monitored and matured with the Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico (LCBAM) technical assistance.

During the presentation, Mr. Vincenzo Collarino, EU representative in Mexico remarked the role of the EU legislation on environmental and sustainability issues, promoting in European firms a 45% increase in economic growth and a 19% decrease in carbon emissions between 1990 and 2013. Mr. David Calvo, Team Leader of the “Low Carbon Business Action in Mexico”, stated that during the rest of 2016 and up until July 2017, the project will promote the definition of 40 Cooperation Partnership Agreements between Mexican and European firms.

The participants included companies from Italy, Finland, Spain, Portugal, as well as Mexican companies from Mexico City, Chihuahua, Querétaro and San Luis Potosí.

During 2016, European and Mexican companies will be able to continue interacting in at least other four events planned for Cuernavaca, Guadalajara, Mexico City and Cancún.