EcoNation awards

2013

 

  • Top finalist in ‘Zayed Future Energy Prize’ (Abu Dhabi)
  • Named ‘Technology Pioneer’ by World Economic Forum (New York, USA / Dalian, China)
  • Named ‘Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer’ (New York, USA)
  • Named ‘Trends Gazellen – Starter’ (Brussels, Belgium).
Hassan Mourhit (EcoNation) meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon at Bloomberg SummitOn the picture: Hassan Mourhit (EcoNation Maroc) meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon during the ’Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit’ in New York (April 2013), where EcoNation received a prestigious award.  The message of Ban Ki Moon was very powerful: “We are just at the beginning and we have to move fast, because the climate clock is ticking. We have the moral obligation to turn this world into a better place.”

2012

Named Most Innovative and Creative Company in Ghent
  • Topten nomination for European EEP Award (based on LightCatcher Light Energy concept)
  • Nominee for Global Cleantech Award (based on LightCatcher Light Energy concept)
  • Worldwide topten (SMEs) in Zayed Future Energy Prize (Abu Dhabi, based on LightCatcher Light Energy concept)
  • LightCatcher receives Green Label in Singapore.
  • Re-election of LightCatcher as Best Available Technology, for new as well as for existing buildings. No other daylight system matches the criteria.

2011

  • Topten nomination for European EEP Award (environmental innovation)
  • Top-14 nomination for worldwide Global Cleantech Award (‘Green Buildings’ category)
  • Re-election of LightCatcher as Best Available Technology. No other daylight system matches the criteria.

2010

  • Winner of the Belgian competition ‘Enterprize – Young Company of the Year’.
  • LightCatcher named Best Available Technology for retrofit of existing buildings. The only daylight system that matches the criteria in terms of energy efficiency and ecological performances.

 

 

 

Maarten Michielssens (EcoNation) meets European President Herman Van Rompuy at SME Summit in BrusselsOn the picture: Maarten Michielssens (CEO EcoNation) meets Europees President Herman Van Rompuy during European SME Summit in Brussels (november 2010). We presented our technology to a few members of the European Commission and we had a short conversation with Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the European Council. The European President (photo) gave us an important task before leaving: ‘keep making a difference’.