List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology
OxyMem, a UCD spinout and growing Irish Cleantech company who have been commercialising an innovative solution to reduce costs for wastewater treatment – the Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR), was named in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100. OxyMem is the only Irish company to make the 2015 list which is produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through its i3 Connect platform and global events.
The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech. Featuring companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges, Global Cleantech 100 is a comprehensive list of private companies with the highest potential to make the most significant market impact over the next 5-10 years
“To be recognised as a Global Cleantech 100 company is a tremendous validation for OxyMem’s value proposition in the global water market. This is not a list you can make an application for, it is prepared by the worlds Venture Capital community so to learn that we are on their radar is a real kickstart to our year – OxyMem CEO, Wayne Byrne explained. “It has been a great year for us, with engagements from some of the largest water utilities in Europe, Asia, & North America, but that is just the start as we look forward to extending our impact worldwide. It is no doubt that recognition of our technology by the Cleantech Group will only go to bolster our efforts.”
This list is collated by combining proprietary Cleantech Group research data, with weighted qualitative judgments of hundreds of nominations, and specific inputs from a global 100-person Expert Panel. To qualify for the list, companies must be independent, for-profit, cleantech companies that are not listed on any major stock exchange.
This year, a record number of nominations were received: 6,900 distinct companies from 60 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 323 companies. Short-listed nominees were reviewed by Cleantech Group’s Expert Panel, resulting in a finalized list of 100 companies from 17 countries.
The 100-member expert panel was drawn equally from leading financial investors and representatives of multi-national corporations and industrials active in technology and innovation scouting across Asia, Europe, and North America. The composition of the expert panel broadly represents the global cleantech community, from pioneers and leaders to veterans and new entrants. The diversity of panelists results in a list of companies that command an expansive base of respect and support from many important players within the global cleantech innovation ecosystem.
“The Global Cleantech 100 provides us with insight into the collective opinion of key market players on which megatrends and innovation companies are most likely to have a significant impact in the next 5-10 years,” said Michele Parad, Senior Manager at Cleantech Group and lead author of the Global Cleantech 100 Report. “Now in its 7th year, the Global Cleantech 100 program reveals which themes are staying relevant and which sectors are taking center stage.”
The complete list of 100 companies was revealed on January 25th at Cleantech Forum San Francisco: http://events.cleantech.com/cleantech-forum-sf/
For complete information on OxyMem’s leadership within the cleantech space, access i3 by visiting i3connect.com—Cleantech Group’s leading market intelligence platform—and search for OxyMem.
The list is accompanied by a full report with commentary and insight on the 2015 Global Cleantech 100—authored by Cleantech Group, powered by data from i3, and sponsored by Chubb. Download the report at: http://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/2015-global-cleantech-100/
The complete list of Global Cleantech 100 expert panel members is available at http://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/expert-panelists/