Over 200 people and an extremely positive energy - Finals of KICoff Competition 2016 are over! Jury have announced the best start-ups working on sustainable energy in 2016!
1. PolarSol – Estonia – first prize: 10 000 EUR.
A solution presented by Dabrel Prits from Estonia enables solar thermal to be used as a cost-effective stand alone heating option even in northern Europe. It is based on a hybrid combination of solar, air, geothermal, waste hear recuperation and storing excess energy. Polarsol system easily scales up yet retaining its superior performance and cost efficiency.
2. PleioneEnergy – Greece – second prize: 5 000 EUR
Drywall-integrated supercapacitors utilizing graphene technology and structural composites for an effective energy storage. An alternative for battery storage systems with long life and simplified installation.
3. GreenerGizer – Hungary – third prize: 3 000 EUR.
The “Nest” of the commercial electricity sector. Reduce capacity fee, avoid penalties and save money. Solution comprises of hardware which overlaps device automation system and a cloud-based algorithms. Beachhead market are supermarkets and warehouses.
Audience Award: Bin-e - Poland (Prize: invitation to The Business Booster in Barcelona)
The best solution for waste management in smart buildings. Bin-e automatically recognizes, segregates, compresses waste and informs user about the level of its filling. The device’s computer examines the fill level of individual chambers and let the maintaince service know when it needs to be emptied.
Once again - great congratulations to our winners!
By Kickoff Team on in Kickoff 2016