The final shortlist!

The scene is now set for the final 25 promising young entrepreneurial cleantech companies to meet leading international investors and decision makers on Scandinavias’ largest cleantech investment day – Stockholm Cleantech Venture Day, the 29th of September, 2009.

The 25 companies have been carefully selected out of more than 45 applicants. Important factors in the selection process: the company should have a ready to market product or service, have at least some initial turnover from sales or research and be in an early expansion phase where funding and new investments are necessary for further growth.The total investment need of the business cases at 2009 years’ event is 55- 70 M? (approx. 600 – 780 MSEK). These are the selected companies:Absolicon Solar Concentrator ABwww.absolicon.comAltimEco Recycling Technologywww.altimeco.comApplied Nano Surfaceswww.appliednanosurfaces.comBioprocess Controlwww.bioprocesscontrol.comBiowazwww.biowaz.comCortuswww.cortus.seDanfoss AquaZwww.danfoss-aquaz.comEnergytowerwww.energytower.seEntrans ABwww.entrans.seFionia Lighting A/Swww.fionialighting.dkFlexiCleanwww.flexiclean.euGthermhttp://gtherm.seHydra Tidal Energywww.hydratidal.comLanglee Wave powerwww.langlee.noNeo Power Technology www.neoptech.comNLAB Solarwww.nlabsolar.comPicoterm ABwww.picoterm.comPredectwww.predect.seSEEC ABwww.seec.seSolaruswww.solarus.seSuntrica Ltd.www.suntrica.comTerranol A/Swww.terranol.comWatrecowww.watreco.comWaveEnergy AShttp://waveenergy.noVertical Windwww.verticalwind.seJoint venture eventStockholm Innovation and Growth (STING), Stockholm Cleantech Business Network and Cleantech Scandinavia have joined forces to co-organise Stockholm Cleantech Venture Day 2009, which will be held in Stockholm, Kista Science City.”Stockholm Cleantech Venture Day has established itself as the most important meeting place for entrepreneurs and investors in the field of cleantech. This year we have had the opportunity to make an extraordinary selection of promising companies from all over the Nordic region and throughout most fields of cleantech applications”, says Magnus Rehn, Business Coach at Stockholm Innovation & Growth, STING.”We are certain that the attention on Scandinavian cleantech companies this year is bigger than ever as Sweden holds the EU-presidency leading up to the climate conference in Copenhagen. Investors who are interested in this next mega-industry should definitely be a part of the event”, says Aaron Kaplan, project manager for Stockholm Cleantech.”The main purpose of Stockholm Cleantech Venture Day 2009 is to facilitate access to funding for innovative companies with solutions within clean technologies in the Nordic”, says Magnus Agerström at Cleantech Scandinavia. “This years’ 25 selected companies are the best Scandinavia has to offer”.About Stockholm Cleantech Venture Day 2009:http://www.stockholmcleantechventureday.comAbout Stockholm Cleantech Business Network:http://www.stockholmcleantech.comAbout STING:https://sting.coAbout Cleantech Scandinavia:http://www.cleantechscandinavia.comFor more information about the companies please contact:Aaron Kaplan, Stockholm Cleantech, +46 704 06 67 20aaron.kaplan@stockholmcleantech.comSvetlana Gross, Cleantech Scandinavia, +46 73 940 20 81svetlana@cleantechscandinavia.comMagnus Rehn, Stockholm Innovation & Growth (STING), +46 705 12 05 48magnus.rehn@stockholminnovation.com