Green Biologics is Named in the 2014 Global Cleantech 100
6th October 2014
List Recognises the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology
Abingdon, England (October 6, 2014) – Green Biologics Ltd., an industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company based in Milton Park, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2014 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through the i3 market intelligence platform, expert consulting services, 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.
“We are delighted to have been honoured by inclusion in the Cleantech 100," said Sean Sutcliffe, Chief Executive of Green Biologics Ltd. He adds, “This is recognition of the significant achievements of the company over the past year, in proving our technology at large scale in China, marketing renewable butanol in the United States and building and starting up our end to end advanced fermentation demonstrator in Emmetsburg, Iowa. We are now focussed on our Central Minnesota Renewables project to repurpose a commercial plant from ethanol to butanol production for start-up in 2016.”
The Global Cleantech 100 list is collated by combining proprietary Cleantech Group research data, with weighted qualitative judgments of hundreds of nominations, and specific inputs from a global 84-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.
“The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most inspiring array of entrepreneurs across the cleantech space that are at the forefront of innovation,” said Sheeraz Haji, Cleantech Group’s CEO. “It is a true honour to gather with the global cleantech community every year to recognize and celebrate the achievements of each of the top 100 companies as they continue to solve tomorrow’s energy and resource challenges and redefine sustainable innovation.”
This year, a record number of nominations were received: 5,995 distinct companies from 60 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 327 companies. Short-listed nominees were reviewed by Cleantech Group’s Expert Panel, resulting in a finalized list of 100 companies from 17 countries.
The 84-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.
Green Biologics Ltd. Attn: Timothy G. Staub Global Vice President Business Development email@example.com Website: www.greenbiologics.com
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