SET Award 2017

Check out the very first finalists and winners of the SET Award and explore their groundbreaking technologies!

Start Up Energy Transition Award 2017

The first-ever SET Award drew in over 500 applications from all around the world. Supported early on by prominent individuals such as Patricia Espinosa, (Former) Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, the SET Award 2017 emphasized the growing international community of innovators seeking to contribute to the energy transition and prevent increasing climate change.

  • Hydrogenious Technologies at SET-Award 2017
  • SET-Award 2017 Winner ME SOLshare

The Urban Energy Transition

Explore game changing innovations accelerating the urban energy transition and harnessing the dynamic innovation activity around building technology.

Winner
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BeeBryte

BeeBryte is a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) that optimizes energy consumption.

Finalist
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glowee

Glowee aims at reshaping the urban landscape thanks to a disruptive system of biological light.

Finalist
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Sunew

Sunew achieved a fully sustainable production chain for its third-generation solar cell technology.

  • Winner
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    BeeBryte

    BeeBryte is a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) that optimizes energy consumption.

  • Finalist
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    glowee

    Glowee aims at reshaping the urban landscape thanks to a disruptive system of biological light.

  • Finalist
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    Sunew

    Sunew achieved a fully sustainable production chain for its third-generation solar cell technology.

Cleantech against Climate Change

View the breakthrough technologies and innovations helping us to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make the planet more sustainable for future generations.

Finalist
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Aurelia Turbines

Aurelia produces the most efficient small gas turbines in the world, which includes Industry 4.0 features.

Finalist
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Electrochaea GmbH

Electrochaea has developed a commercially viable and disruptive solution for utilityscale energy storage, grid balancing, and carbon reuse.

Winner
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Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH

Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies has developed a new process for storing hydrogen in Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC).

  • Finalist
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    Aurelia Turbines

    Aurelia produces the most efficient small gas turbines in the world, which includes Industry 4.0 features.

  • Finalist
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    Electrochaea GmbH

    Electrochaea has developed a commercially viable and disruptive solution for utilityscale energy storage, grid balancing, and carbon reuse.

  • Winner
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    Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH

    Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies has developed a new process for storing hydrogen in Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC).

Future Production and Manufacturing

Finalist
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AEInnova

AEInnova is a company incorporated in late 2014 with a vocation clearly oriented to research, innovation, and development of new products related to alternative energies.

Finalist
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CAALA

CAALA integrates life-cycle assessment and life-cycle cost analysis. Their tool is designed as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-Solution and works as a plug-in within the architects’ CAD software.

Winner
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Sicoya

Sicoya helps creating a faster and more versatile internet by providing Silicon Photonics transceiver chips for optical intra-data center interconnects at low cost and with scalability for high volume mass production.

  • Finalist
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    AEInnova

    AEInnova is a company incorporated in late 2014 with a vocation clearly oriented to research, innovation, and development of new products related to alternative energies.

  • Finalist
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    CAALA

    CAALA integrates life-cycle assessment and life-cycle cost analysis. Their tool is designed as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-Solution and works as a plug-in within the architects’ CAD software.

  • Winner
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    Sicoya

    Sicoya helps creating a faster and more versatile internet by providing Silicon Photonics transceiver chips for optical intra-data center interconnects at low cost and with scalability for high volume mass production.

Check out the most creative solutions working towards smart technical infrastructure that saves energy and harnesses fluctuating energy generation levels.

Mobility Meets Energy Transition

Get to know the most inspiring start-ups making the mobility sector smarter and less carbon-dependent.

Winner
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Thermal Energy Service Solutions (TESSOL)

TESSOL’s Cold Storage and Transportation solutions are based on the award winning “Thermal Energy Storage” technology developed and patented by TESSOL.

Finalist
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EP Tender

EP Tender offers a batterie-as-a-service power bank, which is mounted on a small trailer, rented on-demand, and attached to EVs for long-distance trips.

Finalist
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Wiferion (Blue Inductive GmbH)

Wiferion is the leading solution provider for the mobile, wireless power supply of electric industrial vehicles.

  • Winner
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    Thermal Energy Service Solutions (TESSOL)

    TESSOL’s Cold Storage and Transportation solutions are based on the award winning “Thermal Energy Storage” technology developed and patented by TESSOL.

  • Finalist
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    EP Tender

    EP Tender offers a batterie-as-a-service power bank, which is mounted on a small trailer, rented on-demand, and attached to EVs for long-distance trips.

  • Finalist
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    Wiferion (Blue Inductive GmbH)

    Wiferion is the leading solution provider for the mobile, wireless power supply of electric industrial vehicles.

Platforms and Communities

View the brightest start-ups making the energy system of the future sustainable, efficient and cost-effective.

Finalist
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Citizengage

Citizengage is a platform that forms the foundation of recycling economies.

Finalist
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GreenSync

GreenSync builds software that allows resources like solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle chargers to help deliver ever more affordable, reliable, renewable electricity.

Winner
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ME-SOLshare

SOLshare helps people to turn their excess solar electricity into money, through innovative solar sharing grids.

  • Finalist
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    Citizengage

    Citizengage is a platform that forms the foundation of recycling economies.

  • Finalist
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    GreenSync

    GreenSync builds software that allows resources like solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle chargers to help deliver ever more affordable, reliable, renewable electricity.

  • Winner
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    ME-SOLshare

    SOLshare helps people to turn their excess solar electricity into money, through innovative solar sharing grids.

Special Prize: Quality Access and SDG-7

Explore the most promising start-ups making the biggest dent in ensuring access to accessible, sustainable and affordable energy for all.

Winner
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ColdHubs

ColdHubs, is a “plug and play” modular, solar-powered walk-in cold room, for 24/7 offgrid storage and preservation of perishable foods.

Finalist
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Inspirafarms

InspiraFarms designs, develops and supplys modular and energy-efficient on-farm and close-to-farm cold rooms and packhouses for the horticultural sector in emerging markets, with a focus in African countries.

Finalist
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SunCulture

SunCulture provides a turnkey solar-powered irrigation solution tailored for the needs of smallholder farmers bundled with the ancillary products and services smallholder farmers need to succeed.

  • Winner
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    ColdHubs

    ColdHubs, is a “plug and play” modular, solar-powered walk-in cold room, for 24/7 offgrid storage and preservation of perishable foods.

  • Finalist
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    Inspirafarms

    InspiraFarms designs, develops and supplys modular and energy-efficient on-farm and close-to-farm cold rooms and packhouses for the horticultural sector in emerging markets, with a focus in African countries.

  • Finalist
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    SunCulture

    SunCulture provides a turnkey solar-powered irrigation solution tailored for the needs of smallholder farmers bundled with the ancillary products and services smallholder farmers need to succeed.