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ELLEPOT WAS NOMINATED IN THE CLEANTECH CATEGORY IN THE WORLD'S LARGEST ENTREPRENEUR & GROWTH COMPETITION THIS YEAR. AN INDEPENDENT JURY OF PROFESSIONALS VOTED ELLEPOT AS WINNER, FOR ITS "SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE AND REAL & UNIQUE CLEANTECH PRODUCT - "ELLEPOT".
"Solutions in cleantech come in many different forms and with major international perspectives. “Ellepot has created significant growth on a new and alternative area. The company has a very global mindset and has already seen and utilized a huge export potential, and today is more global than it is national" said Carsten Kjær, partner at EY and responsible for the Cleantech category.
SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM - WORLDWIDE
The jury noted that Ellepot's unique propagation system, "Ellepot", is environmentally friendly and easily degradable medium pots, ensuring faster, stronger and more uniform germination of the plants. At the same time the grower achieves significant efficiency gains and increased flexibility in the production. Carsten Kjær added:
“The winner company is taking resource problems into their hands. By using their product, which in itself is sustainable, they are reducing resource consumption compared to the use of conventional products. “
Ellepot was represented by CEO Lars Steen Pedersen and R&D Manager Thomas L.Tranberg. A very moved and proud CEO added:
“We have always believed that Ellepot can be the solution for a sustainable future for both our customers and the end-users. This award shows us that we are on the right path, and that the setup we have is unique. This award is really an applause to our loyal customers, hard working and dedicated partners, agents and last, but not least our skilled team, which has made it possible to win this prestigious award”.
The annual competition is held in Copenhagen’s Bella Center, and is organized in more than 50 countries. There were 1,041 companies in Denmark, that met the requirements for participation. EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are given in three categories for each country: Growth DK, Globalization, Innovation, Start-up, Cleantech, Life Sciences and Honorary Award and country winner will be selected. To win the category Cleantech the company must develop products, services and processes that reduce resource consumption and pollution better than conventional technologies.
Ellepot was nominated in the category of Cleantech.