Awards

Norsepower has received several awards since inception, including:

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Finnish maritime company Norsepower was shortlisted in two categories in the Maritime Engineering Innovation Award at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2016. The awards recognize innovative projects or technologies which have demonstrated or have verified potential to move shipping forward.

The most promising companies “Nordic Venture 50+” have been evaluated and selected from a pool of over 75 candidates by the selection committee to present their business in front of a jury of venture capitalists, corporate representatives and other industry experts.

Rushlight Awards are designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other organisations throughout UK, Ireland and internationally. They are divided into five main groups: Natural Energy, such as solar, wind, heat pumps and marine; Clean Energy, including hydrogen and fuel cells, bioenergy and powered transport Processed Energy, including power generation, nuclear, fossil fuels and energy efficiency; Resources, including water, recycling, waste to energy and organic resource; Environment, covering air, land and water environments, noise, sustainable manufacturing, responsible products and services and environmental measurement.

The aim of the Quality Innovation Award (QIA) is to promote innovative projects based on five key characteristics: novelty, utility, learning, customer orientation and affectiveness. The Quality Innovation Award is an annual, international competition that enables innovators to, get professional assessment for their innovation, benchmark their innovation against others and increase the visibility of their innovation. All together this helps to increase the competiveness of each participating country.

Climate Solver Awards is a climate innovation platform by WWF that recognizes and awards small and medium enterprises (SMEs) whose transformative technologies and business models can either mitigate GHG emissions or enhance energy access. WWF’s Climate Solver Awards have been held since 2008, honoring climate innovations for over 100 companies that are making positive environmental contributions in key countries around the globe. Norsepower has been honoured as a Nordic Climate Solver for its climate potential to gain further commercial success with wind-assisted propulsion technology for international shipping.

Ship Efficiency Awards 2015 celebrate a spectacular array of individuals and organisations committed to driving ship efficiency through technological innovation, strategies and initiatives.

Nordic Cleantech open is the competition for cleantech start-ups from the Nordic and Baltic regions. Every year the 25 best are identified. Most innovative seed-stage cleantech start-ups with the main objective of putting their innovations in the spotlight to support and accelerate their development and growth.

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Nordic Cleantech open is the competition for cleantech start-ups from the Nordic and Baltic regions. Every year the 25 best are identified. Most innovative seed-stage cleantech start-ups with the main objective of putting their innovations in the spotlight to support and accelerate their development and growth.

The Nor-Shipping Awards include the Energy Efficiency Award, Next Generation Ship Award and Young Entrepreneur Award. Rising maritime stars step into the spotlight with the Young Entrepreneur Award. Part of ongoing efforts to further develop Nor-Shipping as an arena for the next generation, the Young Entrepreneur Award was launched in 2013. Open to nominees in all industry segments, it honors an under 40-year-old professional who has founded a successful company that addresses challenges or solutions in a new way.

(Norsepower's) technology is a potential game-changer for an industry facing increasing cost and environmental constraints. It ranks as the first proven commercially available auxiliary propulsion system that can harness natural wind power in this way.

Brigit LioddenDirector, Nor-Shipping