Cleantech Hotlist

Find selected Cleantech companies in Stockholm

The Stockholm Cleantech Hotlist features a carefully selected list of some of the most interesting Cleantech companies in one of the world’s leading tech regions. Curated by Invest Stockholm, the list is a useful tool for investors who seek an up-to-date overview of the Cleantech sector in Stockholm, Sweden.

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  • Againity AB - Againity turns waste into value. With ORC turbines and containerized waste-to-energy plants the heat from waste incinerators, biomass boilers, industrial processes or exhaust gases is converted into electricity.

    More About Againity AB

    Target market

    • Againity targets any heat (hot water, steam or gas) from 90 degrees Celsius, including:
    • Household waste
    • Biomass boilers
    • Industrial waste heat
    • Exhaustgases from i.e. gas turbines

    Product/Business idea

    • Againity offers ORC turbines and comprehensive waste-to-energy plants converting waste heat and house-hold waste intoelectricity.

    Product development and expansion

    • Againity’s ORC turbines range from 20 to 2500 kW of netelectricity output.
    • Againity’s waste-to-energy plants areoffered from 1 ton of waste per hour.
    againity.com
  • Applied Nano Surfaces - has developed efficient surface treatment methods that reduce friction and wear. Improves fuel efficiency in engines and increases product life for pumps, rock drills, chains and many other applications.

    More About Applied Nano Surfaces

    Target market

    • The primary target market is the automotive industry, i.e. engine and component manufacturers.

    • Other important markets are industrial machine and equipment suppliers, i.e. compressors, pumps, rock-drills, hydraulic systems and component suppliers, i.e. bearings, chains, gears and joints.

    Product/Business idea

    • ANS offers innovative solutions to reduce friction and wear in industrial applications.

    • The treatments are very cost efficient, thus ANS can also help our customers to reduce costs by replacing other friction and wear reducing technologies such as bronze bushings or DLC-coatings.

    • ANS offers the technologies on a license basis. The processes are implemented seamlessly in the customer’s own production lines. However, we can also offer our treatments through approved partners.

    Product development and expansion

    • ANS is working closely with our customers to adapt and apply our solutions in different application areas.

    • Joint collaboration with customer’s R&D centers help the customer to meet internal product improvement targets.

    • ANS is also actively looking for new application areas and expanding to new market segments.

    • Strengthen current position in Europe and in the US as well as enter into Asia.

    appliednanosurfaces.com
  • Aqua-Q AB - has developed and EU ETV verified, early warning online monitoring & biological/chemical sampling system AQUATRACK® for water contamination. Main applications are drinking water and reclaimed water security. 

    More About Aqua-Q AB

    Target market

    • Drinking water treatment plants, monitoring of micro contaminants, pathogens & pharmaceutical residues both in Sweden, Europe, USA, Canada, China, India, Africa. 
    • MBR effluent monitoring of micro contaminants in  waste water treatment to avoid pathogens and pharmaceutical residues in treated waste water. Reclaimed water. Cost optimized solution for global water shortage.
    • Aqua-Q’s solution is recognized by IWA as the best 2018 in Tokyo.

     

    Product/Business idea

    • To provide drinking water and sewage treatment plants a smart innovative technical solution AQUATRACK®, for online surveillance, warning & sampling system for immediate detection of micro-contaminants in treated water. The operator can get real-time information of contamination and can act in time to mitigate it. Micro-contaminants relate to bacteria (E-coli, coliform), parasites (Cryptosporidium, Giardia) and organic pollutants like pharmaceutical residues. AQUATRACK® is EU ETV verified.

     

    Product development and expansion

    • Water security & consumer safety, AQUATRACK® will be adopted for different applications according to national standards and regulations. Successfully demonstrated in real process conditions in Spain and Sweden and reached TRL 7. Commercialisation is in focus. Development to combine our future concept AQUATRACK® and AQUA-REUSE. Expansion plan includes participation in EU demonstration projects together with end-users, fundraising, IoT development and industrial partner search.
    aqua-q.se
  • Bestwood - specializes in real-time analysis of solid fuel such as forest residue, waste and coal. One major product line is a set of systems for moisture determination, price settlement and logistics optimization of fuel deliveries.

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    Target market

    • Medium and large size energy producers
    • Fuel suppliers

    Product/Business idea

    • Specialized in real-time analysis of solid fuel such as forest residue, waste and coal.
    • One major product line is systems for moisture determination, price settlement and logistics optimization of fuel deliveries.
    • Another product line is real-time analysis of process streams and a platform for control and optimization of the combustion process.
    • Offers high performance quality assessment of solid fuels.

    Product development and expansion

    • Product improvement and development of new product segments. Forthcoming in 2014 are control platforms that are expected to yield substantial improvement in power plants which are heated by household waste and coal.
    bestwood.se
  • Blixt - Blixt is the first and only to develop miniature, solid state circuit breakers. Able to control and manage devices at the grid edge they are a game changer across industries and pave the way for clean energy.

    More About Blixt

    Target market

    Circuit breakers are omnipresent where electricity is being used, and making circuit breakers smart connected devices impacts on many industries, not only energy management in residential households. We have ongoing dialogues with stakeholders representing five main market sectors; industrial, mobility, maritime, home automation and utilities. 

    Product/Business idea

    • Solid state circuit breakers; x1000 faster, sub metering and remote control all-in-one device.
    • Enables grid edge intelligence and flexibility in the grid through demand-side management.
    • Tool for data analytics (predictive maintenance etc.)
    • Universal IoT infrastructure (retrofit hardware that fits in a DIN slot (fuse box standard)

     

    Product development and expansion

    • Launch of Blixt Breaker Dev Kit program in 2019
    • Ongoing demos with leading utilities and OEMs
    • Patent portfolio incl. solid state circuit breaker and multidirectional inverter technology.
    • Clear path towards siliconization.
    • Global market across multiple industries.

     

    blixt.tech
  • C-Green Technology AB - convert sewage sludge and other wet waste to biofuel. We provide a sustainable and cost efficient wet waste disposal by converting it to a clean bio-coal fuel using a Nobel prize awarded technology in a new way.

    More About C-Green Technology AB

    Target market

    • Waste water treatment plants
    • Pulp & Paper mills
    • Bio Power plants

    Product/Business idea

    • Provide an on site sludge disposal service using our patented zero energy hydrothermal carbonization technology containerized production units
    • A high energy bio coal fuel
    • Exceptionally energy efficient upgrading of wet biomass

    Product development and expansion

    • Pilot plant in operation
    • The commercial scale container unit will have a capacity to treat sludge from 200 000 households or 30 000 wet tons per year producing 5000 tons of bio coal.
    www.c-green.se
  • Chromafora - Chromafora solves the separation of dissolved heavy metals. We can transform waste streams into resources by extraction of valuable metals first, and a general purification of other heavy metals.

    More About Chromafora

    Target market

    • Mining sector
    • Metal manufacturing like removal of impurities or primary separation of a heavy metal.
    • Reach regulatory limits for metal discharge
    • Energy Sector – flue gases & ashes purification

    Product/Business idea

    • Chromafora sells a service. It includes everything from hardware to chemicals and personnel
    • Customer pays a fee USD/m3
    • We work with local partners when needed
    • The customer has to pay for configurational work, and will receive the invested fees as a discount once an operational system is up and running

    Product development and expansion

    • SELMEXT™ -Selective Heavy Metal Separation

      The company is currently working with
    • Landfill leachate water purification
    • Mercury & Arsenic stabilization
    • Extraction of valuable metals from acid mine drainage (AMD)
    chromafora.com
  • ChromoGenics - develops electrochromic smart glass that tints with a low electrical voltage, saving energy and increasing comfort. A unique roll-to-roll process enables a flexible business model.

    More About ChromoGenics

    Target market

    • Architectural glass for facades and windows in commercial and residential buildings currently amounts to some four billion square meters of glass every year.

    • Our primary targets are manufacturers of insulated glass units (IGUs).

    • Since our manufacturing processes are scalable and cost-effective, their overall effect will accelerate a powerful trend within the high-tech building and transportation sectors: the continued market adoption of smart glass products.

    Product/Business idea

    • Electrochromic smart windows can block 80-90% of solar heat radiation and decrease cooling needs in buildings and vehicles by 20-40%.

    • We assure significantly lower prices and greater sustainability, due to the materials we employ and much lower transportation costs.

    • Sustainability is inherent both in our materials and how they are transported through the value chain. This enables us to build partnerships with major players in the windows market.

    Product development and expansion

    • EC film has been produced in roll-coating manufacturing since 2009.

    • ConverLight is available with large surfaces and has been field-tested since 2012. Durability results are available.

    • ChromoGenics is now establishing relationships with other global players in the value chain.

    • We expect to build the order book in 2015, for deliveries in 2016.

    • The next step will be transportation – boats, planes, trains, busses and cars – as well as visors and goggles.

    chromogenics.com
  • ClimaCheck - has developed a world leading analysing system that facilitate energy savings/optimisation  and trouble-free operations in cooling systems by visualising actual performance of equipment in real time.

    More About ClimaCheck

    Target market

    • Larger commercial and public building (i.e. Hotels, hospitals, office buildings)
    • Grocery stores
    • Data centers
    • Production industry (food & beverage, pharmaceutical, manufacturing et al)
    • Ice rinks
    • For portable measurement: Energy Auditors, service contractors and energy optimisation companies

    Product/Business idea

    • To enable best possible performance of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems through optimisation of the cooling process. Optimisation often lead to energy savings of 10-30%. 
    • Via a set of sensors and a logger, data is transferred to ClimaCheck’s server where a unique SaaS solution analyses and visualizes the actual performance of the RAC-equipment down to component level.
    • The set-up and configuration is completely unbiased and will not interfere with, or disturb, operations.

    Product development and expansion

    • Further development of machine learning and IoT to enhance early warning and energy reporting.
    • Active marketing towards larger cooperation's where cooling and refrigeration processes uses a large share of their overall energy consumption.
    • Continued expansion in Europe and North America.
    • Market entry to growing AC markets through local distributors/partners.

     

    climacheck.com
  • Climeon - listed on Nasdaq First North Premier and delivers a unique solution that turns low temperature waste heat and geothermal heat into 100% clean electricity, at a lower price than the alternatives.

    More About Climeon

    Target market

    • Customers with large amounts of waste heat in the range of 70-120 degrees celcius: Large engines (e.g. ships), industries such as steel and biomass, gensets, geothermal and sun.
    • Current targeted market > 120 GW

     

    Product/Business idea

    • Climeon’s Heat Power module turns low temperature heat into 100% clean electricity.
    • The award-winning solution has high efficiency and relative low cost - giving payback times that are highly attractive to customers.
    • One of these units can save more than 200 tons of fuel and 4000 tons of CO2 every year. Same as planting 30 000 trees and letting them grow for 30 years.

    Product development and expansion

    • The standardized 150kW Heat Power modules are 2x2x2m and can be combined into larger power plants, up to 50MW.
    • The standardized and flexible modules significantly increase speed of deployment while lowering risk.
    climeon.com
  • Conflux AB - is a technology and design company with a focus on heating innovation. We produce electronics free flexible heating solutions which cannot overheat, are self-regulating and consumes a minimum of energy.

    More About Conflux AB

    Target market

    • Deicing – Keeping trains and rail, offshore equipment and military equipment free of ice without ever overheating them.
    • Advanced heating solutions – batteries, medical equipment, electronics, biotech etc. for maximum performance.
    • Domestic heating – A new way to heat our houses. Maximize comfort and save energy by stopping the cold draught already at the windows and air inlets.

    Product/Business idea

    • The company that accelerates the world’s transition to safe, easy and energy efficient heating for everyone.
    • Provide our customers with new heating functionality, which enable unique applications that have not been previously possible.
    • Heaters shall in the future work without electronics and have an intrinsic prevention of overheating.

    Product development and expansion

    • Expand the business into new applications in deicing where current technologies are insufficient.
    • Develop new products for domestic heating with higher comfort and less energy consumption.
    • Sell the new technology to established manufacturers of flexibe heaters.
    www.conflux.se
  • CorPower Ocean - Compact high efficiency Wave Energy Converters (WECs) delivering five times more energy per ton of device compared to previous state-of-the-art wave power. Small robust units offering Cost of-Energy competitive with offshore wind.

    More About CorPower Ocean

    Target market

    • Ocean energy market with utility companies, EPCs (Engineering Procurement and Construction) companies and local communities as target customers.
    • Primary market focus: UK, France, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, followed by US, Australia and South America in 2nd phase.

    Product/Business idea

    • Wave Energy Converters with compact format, 25-300kW rating
    • Turn-key Wave farm projects in collaboration with leading offshore EPCs.
    • Amplified power capture by proprietary phase control technology.
    • Robust operations by effective detuning of devices in storm conditions.
    • Effective service and maintenance scheme

    Product development and expansion

    • Performance and operations verified in collaboration with scientific leaders from Trondheim and Lisbon
    • Customer demonstrations offered on Scale 1:3 unit in Stockholm
    •  Pilot with Iberdola Engineering and WavEC Offshore Renewables, targeting >8MWh/ton device in Atlantic coast environment
    • Stage 3 pilot (25kW) in 2016-17, followed by full scale units (300kW) 
    corpowerocean.com
  • Cortus Energy - provides cost effective renewable energy gas solutions for industrial, power and transport applications based on the patented WoodRoll® technology.

    More About Cortus Energy

    Target market

    • Process industries that want to reduce or eliminate their carbon foot print.
    • Utilities needing weather independent renewable power and heat sources.
    • Transport fuel providers for green fuels and/or that need to reduce carbon foot print of fossil fuels.
    • Petrochemical industry that want to switch from fossil to renewable production
    • Waste and recycling companies in need of a process that increase value of their mass streams

    Product/Business idea

    • Provide cost effective renewable energy-gas solutions based upon the patented WoodRoll® technology.
    • Cortus Energy deliver WoodRoll® plants on turnkey basis but also offer a Build – Own – Operate business model based on long term supply agreements for generated renewable energy products.

    Product development and expansion

    • WoodRoll® turn low grade feedstocks (biomasses) into a clean and energy rich energy-gas with the highest efficiency.
    • The breakthrough gasification technology WoodRoll® has been tested and confirmed over years of testing at a 500 kW test and demonstration plant in Köping, Sweden (1,5 hours west of Stockholm).
    • The first industrial 6 MW WoodRoll® plant is now built in Southern Sweden at Höganäs AB. Renewable energy gas will replace natural gas in for iron sponge production (steel process). Startup is scheduled to Q2 2018.
    cortusenergy.com
  • Deedster - a commercial digital platform for a good cause. The Deedster app is engaging users with a gamified solution into a more sustainable consumption and lifestyle, addressing one of the major challenges of our time; Climate Change.

  • DEVCCO - engages in project development and provides governance, management, finance and advisory services for such projects and businesses in the field of District Energy worldwide.

    More About DEVCCO

    Target market

    • Primary markets are Europe, North & Latin America, the Caribbean region, the MENA region, Asia/Pacific, China and India.

    Product/Business idea

    • District Energy systems play a significant role in the supply of heating and cooling in several parts of the world.
    • District Energy systems are very energy efficient and often utilize renewable energy sources and heat recovery providing for sustainable supply and minimum use of primary energy sources.
    • The systems provide building owners with reliable and affordable heating and cooling and makes valuable building space available.
    • The systems are long-term and stable cash flow for investors.

    Product development and expansion

    • Based on the DEVCCO team’s first-hand experience of successfully developing District Energy systems worldwide we want to drive and support a continued expansion.
    • In addition to developing projects with local partners we offer services including business strategies and restructuring, feasibility studies, master plans, management and governance.
    devcco.se
  • Diamorph - supplies advanced material solutions for particularly demanding industrial applications. The company focuses on narrow niches and its products generally increase the reliability, service life and/or performance in the customers' applications.

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    Target market

    • Diverse portfolio of products used in different industries such as energy, aerospace, railway, construction and marine.
    • Actively seeking deep niches within large industries focusing on critical applications.

    Product/Business idea

    • Diamorph seek out deep niches within larger markets where it is possible to work close to the customers and deliver material solutions that create clear value for them.
    • The strategy gives long and close customer relationships, which means that the company gets a good understanding of the customers’ needs and can satisfy them in the best way through the design of materials and products. This allows the company to produce high performing composites combining polymers, metals and ceramics.

    Product development and expansion

    • The group has a strong team of sales engineers and researchers that continuously develop new materials and products as well as improve the existing portfolio.
    • Is in an expansive phase and the growth lies in new products as well as new applications for existing products.
    diamorph.com
  • Disruptive Materials AB - Upsalite® is a sensational material with world record breaking features. The extreme moisture adsorption, the energy savings by regenerations and huge surface makes it the hottest material in the drying industry.

    More About Disruptive Materials AB

    Target market

    • Dehumidification
    • Ventilation systems
    • OLED Screens
    • Dishwashers (dry the dishes)
    • Compost systems

    Product/Business idea

    • Development of the patented material, Upsalite®, that has the adsorbtion world record, low regeneration temperature, is safe/non-toxic, has a surface area of 800 m2/g and is inexpensive to produce.

    Product development and expansion

    • Identify the most interesting application areas together with co-developing customers. 23 customers (chosen from 2500+ requests) projects are already running.
    • Increase production capacity and optimize process
    • Secure key competences for key application areas
    disruptivematerials.com
  • Ecofiltration Nordic AB - Ecofiltration – develops a chemical free natural mineral which purifies contaminated water from high concentrations of phosphorus which is possible to return to productive land without any after treatment.

    More About Ecofiltration Nordic AB

    Target market

    • Waste water treatment plants (WWTP)
    • Compact waste water treatment plants for private sewage
    • Others; treating stormwater, restoration of lakes, rural and agricultural leaching

    Product/Business idea

    • Phosphorus removal and recovery
    • Subscription based business model as the saturated filter media needs to be exchanged
    • Saturated filter media contains phosphorus but also naturally calcium and silica, and can be used as a fertilizer

     

    Product development and expansion

    • Existing business consists of approximately 6000 small filters installed in Swedens 700 000 private sewers with a watertoilet. Plans to expand the business 10% eachyear over a 3 year period.
    • The company is in discussion with a numberof WWTP in UK for larger installations. 

     

     

    ecofiltration.se
  • Energeotek AB - Delivers NxGeo® systems converting natural low temperature geothermal heat 60 to 150 deg. C. to renewable emission free baseload heating, electricity and cooling. Cost-effective for energy companies and smart sustainable cities and industries.

    More About Energeotek AB

    Target market

    • Energy and utility companies
    • Energy intense industry sectors
    • Smart sustainable cities and involved stakeholders
    • Defence and infrastructure sectors
    • Large real estate owners and developers

    Product/Business idea

    • NxGeo® systems capture 60-150° C geothermal heat and converts it to renewable emission free baseload energy.
    • The award-winning NxGeo® solutions respond to your large scale clean energy needs from the natural geothermal heat 24/7/365.
    • NxGeo® systems can power energy companies, industries and with capabilities for numerous simoultaneous energy deliverables including heating, electricity, cooling and cascade based energy applications. Ideal for smart sustainable and safe cities and urbanised areas.

    Product development and expansion

    • Energeotek NxGeo® systems come in several scalable versions for heating and electricity. Additionally, combined with cooling and cascade based heating for numerous smart city applications.
    • NxGeo® systems can be designed and configured according local conditions and tailored for energy companies, industries and smart cities globally. 
    www.energeotek.se
  • Epishine AB - Producing and developing printed solar cells that only consists of organic materials. It is a fascinating, scalable, completely non-toxic production with a minimal carbon footprint. Most interesting feature right now is market’s best efficiency indoors for IoT energy harvesting.

    More About Epishine AB

    Target market

    • We’re targeting a global market.
    • Our initial market is Low Power Connectivity Devices, i.e. sensors, small displays, wireless buttons etc.
    • We’re also preparing for partnership regarding Material Integrated Photovoltaic with focus on building materials.

    Product/Business idea

    • With market’s best indoor efficiency and material conditions optimal for integration with small devices we’re partnering up with the IoT industry.
    • With a fully organic solar cell manufactured in an exceptional scalable roll-to-roll process we’re step by step enabling the most resource efficient and affordable solar cell in the world.

    Product development and expansion

    • Ongoing verification projects with large customers.
    • Completeing our pilot line for production in 2018.
    epishine.se
  • Exeger - has developed the world’s best indoor solar cell and built the world’s largest screen printing factory for solar cell production in the city center of Stockholm.

    More About Exeger

    Target market

    • Consumer electronics
    • Building Integrated Photovoltaic
    • Automotive Integrated Photovoltaics

    Product/Business idea

    • Freedom of choice in colour, dimensions, shape, level of transparency, and in the material the solar cell is to be printed on. With freedom of choice the number of applications for the EXEGER solar cell is only limited to the needs of our customers. Enabling eternal life and self-powered products is therefore a main target for EXEGER.
    • Screen printing as the production method enables us to create aesthetically superior solar cells. Combined with a thickness of only a few tenths of a millimetre, very light weight as well as flexibility, Exeger solar cells can be seamlessly integrated into any product.

    Product development and expansion

    2015:

    • Six fold expansion of annual production capacity to 6 million units annually.
    • Commercial prototyping within consumer electronics applications to substantially prolong battery life. With the potential to give consumer electronic products eternal life.

    2016:

    • Commercialization of the first product.

     

    www.exeger.com
  • Expektra AB - provides solutions to create more efficient energy systems, and bring market intelligence to human decision makers.

    More About Expektra AB

    Target market

    • Power utilities
    • Process industry
    • Technology providers
    • European focus (Nordic in the short term)

    Product/Business idea

    • Improves physical power trading by optimizing the matching of supply and demand. Specialized in helping power utilities manage their short term market activities.
    • Expektra provides a new method to predict near time electricity consumption and intermittent production with higher precision than conventional methods.
    • Expektra’s market-based platform enables flexible electricity consumption to help balance the grids, contributing to the sustainable development of smart grids. 

    Product development and expansion

    • Expansion of Expektra prediction services on Nordic and European markets with continuous further development of the algorithms based on artificial intelligence with machine learning.
    • Further development of Expektras demand side management platform focusing on commercial verification of industrial flexibility. 
    www.expektra.se
  • eze System - makes advanced control and monitoring available to applications where complexity and cost has been prohibiting.

    More About eze System

    Target market

    • Property Management
    • Equipment Management
    • Energy efficiency

    Product/Business idea

    • The ezeio system is designed to make it easy to monitor and control almost anything via the Internet in a secure, low cost and easy to use package.
    • A web based platform for remote access & control of facilities and equipment
    • Multi functional i/o-unit

    Product development and expansion

    • As of mid 2014, there are almost 2000 active ezeio systems in the world, mainly in the US, UK, Scandinavia and Australia.
    • Further development of sales organization in Europe and US
    ezesys.com
  • Ferroamp - presents the EHUB - a modular solar cell inverter with energy storage. 4-quadrant technology enables bidirectional energy flows and grid supporting functions.

    More About Ferroamp

    Target market

    • The Nordic region is of particular interest since the patented ACE technology significantly improves the ROI of a solar installation here. This is particularly useful in the wintertime when solar production is limited.

    • Germany and Spain are large mature markets where energy storage solutions are becoming increasingly attractive.

    Product/Business idea

    • Ferroamp’s EHUB is a new type of product that combines a solar cell inverter with local energy storage in a single unit using a modular concept.

    • It allows consumers to save solar electricity produced during the day for use in the evening, automatically buying low cost electricity during the night for use in the morning.

    • The ACE technology allows faster EV charging and reduced grid fees. In some cases, the payback time for a solar cell installation can be reduced by 50%.

    Product development and expansion

    • A first inverter with the ACE technology will be launched in 2014. This will then be complemented by energy storage modules and PV modules.
    • Growth by combining the EHUB with new business models that generate new revenue streams for electricity retailers and grid companies. This will open new market segments where solar cells previously have been considered uninteresting.
    ferroamp.se
  • Flexenclosure - Flexenclosure´s product can deliver a 90% reduction in diesel fuel consumption, CO2 emissions, and energy-related OPEX compared to traditional diesel-based systems that powers mobile telecom sites in large areas of developing countries.

    More About Flexenclosure

    Target market

    • Telecom operators, tower companies and energy service providers in developing markets.
    • Flexenclosure’s main market is Africa but the company has also been aggressively expanding into the Middle East, Central Asia, India and South East Asia, and has established local sales offices in all target regions.

    Product/Business idea

    • Powered by renewable energy sources or the grid and a backup genset, eSite – Flexenclosure’s flagship product – can deliver a 90% reduction in diesel fuel consumption, CO2 emissions, and energy related OPEX compared to traditional diesel based systems.
    • The company provides a complete solution, optimising and managing power production, storage and distribution through its patented intelligent control system.
    • A one-stop interface for remote management and energy optimisation of eSite networks is fully integrated into the product.

    Product development and expansion

    • Has invested approximately €13 million in product development since 2007.
    • More than 1,000 eSites are expected to be sold in 2013.
    flexenclosure.com
  • Forsnetics - delivers magnetic thrust bearings for the hydropower industry. Our technology enables oil free stations and increased reliability of operations at an investment that is covered from the reduction of friction losses.

    More About Forsnetics

    Target market

    • Hydropower generators
    • Pump-storage hydro
    • Axial motors/generators
    • Vertical Pumps

    Product/Business idea

    • Reduction of up to 80% in losses. This is achieved by adding a component that reduces the loads on the stations.
    • Increased reliability. We prevent bearing failures. We reduce vibrations and transients associated with start and stop cycles.
    • Environmentally friendly lubricants. Our system enables water lubricated bearings that help our customers fulfill their environmental goals.
    • Large facilities. For large machines, the capabilities of conventional bearings is at its limit. We add load capacity.

    Product development and expansion

    • Demonstration installation with Vattenfall on a 10 MW generator under construction (Due mid 2016).
    www.forsnetics.com
  • Freelway - is a delivery service that enables companies and communities to lower their green house gas emissions. Through a web based tool, Freelway allows organizations to visualize their internal travels and available compartment space, allowing deliveries to be optimized.

    More About Freelway

    Target market

    • Municipalities and large organizations will save the most by using Freelway.
    • Smaller companies and private people can also benefit from easy and cost efficient deliveries.

    Product/Business idea

    Freelway’s web application provides large organizations with the following benefits:

    • A comprehensive overview of the organization's transport; both planned and spontaneous.
    • The organization generates less CO2emissions and reduces environmental impact.
    • Financial savings. The savings are directly coordinated to the degree of implementation of the service and the size and transports performed within the organisation. Even very small municipalities have the potential to save millions of SEK yearly.
    • The number of transports (trips) and cars used can be reduced.
    • To visualize the organization's commitment to the environment. For instance, when the employees use the service in their daily work, it clarifies the organization's environmental focus internally.
    • Externally, the organization can in different contexts demonstrate their work towards sustainable resourceefficient solutions.
    • Better service and quality in the operational business.

     

    Product development and expansion

    • Key activities are sales, platform service and development and building strong relationships with our customers.
    • Through customer support and surveys we’ve prioritized our backlog of upcoming functionality. We work with short development cycles and testing to better improve the service incrementaly.
    • We’re starting prestudies together with a couple of municipalities in Sweden to implement the service in their communities.
    • Gameification is a functionality in the system that opens up the possibility of organizations competing on which saves most on the environment. The functionality is already planned together with launch, but will be more useful as more organizations sign up.
    www.freelway.com
  • Greater Than - Greater Than’s adaptable and AI-based platform Enerfy analysis driving and assesses risk in real-time to enable decreased risks, costs and CO2-emissions.

    More About Greater Than

    Target market

    • Insurance companies in Europe, Asia, and the USA who wish to digitalize in order to reduce claims costs and lower the premiums for its drivers.

    Product/Business idea

    • Greater Than offer its tech-platform Enerfy to insurance companies to encourages people to drive safer, smarter and more environmentally friendly. 
    • The hardware device and the AI-based platform understand driving and can assess risks in real-time, which gives incentives to better driving, lower costs, decreases claims frequency, and less CO2-emissions. 

     

    Product development and expansion

    • The tech platform and product is fully operational and scalable at any market globally.
    • The insurance platform is available to insurance companies and delivers lower claims costs to insurance carriers and reduce over 17 % in CO2-reduction.

     

    www.greaterthan.eu
  • Greenely - offers visualization of energy consumption in a new digital format allowing reduction of consumption to be fun and easy for its users.

    More About Greenely

    Target market

    • Power utilities, DSO’s and housing corporations
    • Primary market focus: Nothern Europe, Italy, Spain, USA and other geographical markets with high rate of smart meter penetration.

    Product/Business idea

    • Greenely mobile application visualizes information, analytics and trends of household energy behavior in order to help users to a reduced consumption. The solution uses gamification, behavioral science and social engagement to achieve a behavioral change in households.
    • The solution maximizes the capacity of  existing smart metering infrastructure (over 100 million smart meters Installed in the world and increasing), and thus doesn’t require any kind of hardware - it is entirely software based.

    Product development and expansion

    • A pilot project with Mälarenergi in Västerås is launched for our beta application. The project started with 200 households and will increase throughout the year.
    • Launch of beta-application in Spain and California is planned to Q4, 2015.
    • Disaggregation and stochastic models are under development and will be introduced in 2016.
    www.greenly.com
  • Hexicon AB - designs patented, floating platforms for offshore wind energy, able to turn automatically into the wind, while harnessing offshore's excellent conditions for production of renewable energy.

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    Target market

    • World wide
    • Countries with offshore wind power
    • Countries with steep coasts
    • Wind energy developers
    • Utility companies

    Product/Business idea

    • Designing of floating platforms for offshore wind energy
    • Large platforms leads to Scale of Economy
    • Floating wind energy parks for deep seas

    Product development and expansion

    Establish reference projects in countries with:

    • Coastline and deep waters ( >40 m)
    • Wind energy programs
    • Offshore wind energy programs
    • Countries/Islands with high electricity prices
    • Countries with negative trade balance due to import of fossil fuel
    • Wind energy for fresh water production
    hexicon.eu
  • Mantex - uses X-ray technology to determine the moisture, ash and energy content of wood chips and biofuel. The largest field of application is in the pulp and paper industry as well as the power industry.

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    Target market

    • Pulp and paper mills
    • Biopower plants

    Product/Business idea

    • Provide smart connected X-ray measurement modules for integration into bioenergy and pulp production processes.
    • Provide advanced software for fast and accurate multi-parameter measurements.
    • Provide machine-to-machine cloud services for added capabilities and data-sharing.

    Product development and expansion

    • +10 installations in operation, measuring more than 4 million tons of biomass per year.
    • Distribution contact signed with global system integrator Andritz.
    • Launch of new product line for fast biofuel analysis.

     

    www.mantex.se
  • Midsummer - offers turnkey solutions for manufacturing of lightweight flexible CIGS PV panels, as well as BIPV products with integrated Midsummer panels.

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    Target market

    • Companies that want to produce lightweight flexible solar panels to be used where conventional Silicon modules are too heavy, too fragile and impractical to mount.
    • China, being by far the largest manufacturer of solar cells is the primary market, but the concept with locally adapted BIPV products using Midsummer panels makes investment in a manufacturing line viable worldwide.

    Product/Business idea

    • Provide turnkey manufacturing solutions for flexible CIGS cells and lightweight PV panels and deliver world leading performance by having an extensive R&D operation using its own proprietary process.
    • Provide an end user product that sells for a premium price, allowing its customers to set up a profitable manufacturing operation already at 10 MW annual capacity.

    Product development and expansion

    • Develop applications and end user products for the Midsummer panels to aid its customers and the equipment sales.
    • Continue to improve the already world leading cell efficiency for Cadmium free CIGS cells.
    • Ramp up production in Sweden for both equipment deliveries and in-house production of flexible panels
    midsummer.se
  • Ngenic AB - has developed a consumer friendly ”Smart thermostat” for water based heating systems.

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    Target market

    • Single homes with water based heating systems, Northern/central Europe and North America
    • Utilites and Energy wholesale companies
    • Distribution through DIY-stores, Utilies, Heating system installers

    Product/Business idea

    • Super consumer friendly ”Smart thermostat” for water based heating systems
    • Connect your heating system to your smartphone
    • Services for Utilities to control load, work as an aggregator

    Product development and expansion

    Services towards utilities:

    •  Peak load reduction
    • Grid balancing
    • Smart grid enabling functions
    • Premium functions/products for consumers
    ngenic.se
  • Orexplore - Develops, manufactures and sells composition analysis products for non-organic materials based on an innovative technology called XDM (X-ray Density Measurement).

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    Target market

    • The exploration and mining companies
    • A most likely future market is the metal recycling industry, where the Orexplore technology may be used for analyzing waste streams and to sort out for instance precious metals and REE:s  from WEEE waste material.

    Product/Business idea

    •  Develops, manufactures and sells composition analysis products for non-organic materials based on an innovative technology called XDM (X-ray Density Measurement), covered by world-wide patents.
    • The first product is a portable scanner for minerals and other solid samples such as soil, intended for field use. 
    • The equipment may be used to detect hazardous heavy metals such as Mercury, Cadmium and Lead, as well as sought minerals such as Gold, Platinum and Silver. 

    Product development and expansion

    • In the near future the focus is to finalize the mineral scanner industrialization and to conduct field trails at exploration and mining sites.
    • On the product roadmap, in the coming years, Orexplore plans to develop a flow scanner, intended for the metal recycling industry.
    orexplore.com
  • OrganoClick - manufactures and supplies a range of unique, environmentally friendly renewable materials and bio-additives for use in the wood, textile, paper and packaging industry.

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    Target market

    • Wooden product companies, textile manufacturers and paper companies.
    • The primary market is Europe with special focus on the Nordics, UK and other EU-countries.

    Product/Business idea

    • Manufactures and supplies a range of unique, enviromentally friendly renewable materials and bio additives for use in the wood, textile, paper and packaging industry.
    • By using the proprietary OrganoClick®-technology platform for modification of cellulose, the company can tailor make materials for their customers’ needs.

    Product development and expansion

    • Examples of products in the pipeline are water repellent paper and textiles, non-toxic systems to impart fire and rot protection to wooden products and bio based binders to improve the mechanical properties in paper and nonwoven.
    • 2014 product suite launch in EU-countries beyond Sweden
    organoclick.com
  • Paxymer - markets a patented synergist for halogen-free flame retardants for plastics. The technology improves performance and reduce cost for users.

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    Target market

    • Building industry: Flame retardant applications for building industry. Examples: Facade elements, conduits, tubing, electrical products.
    • Conduits / Pipes: Flame retardant conduits for optical and electrial cables.
    • Compounding: Performance improvement and cost reduction for flame retardant compounds for E&E, Automotive/Trasnport and B&C industries.

     

    Product/Business idea

    • Flame retardant system for polyolefin plastics free from carcinogenic, endocrine disrputing and persistent chemicals.
    • Improves performance compared to competitors at reduced cost. Main benefits are mechanical performance and processing performance.
    • Improves fire safety. Novel mechanism that reduce flame spread and dripping. This warrants for safer plastic products in buildings and other high risk applications.

    Product development and expansion

    • Paxymer is commercial with several grades on the market for polyolefin plastics. Main geographical focus is Europe and the US. Both through direct sales and distributors.
    • Paxymer sell products but also develop flame retardant formulations for the customers specific demands. The company has in-house lab and production facility.
    • Paxymer caters primarly to the plastics market.

     

    paxymer.se
  • Q-Tagg - make products that reduce emissions and fuel consumption on large marine vessels by damping the rolling of the ship together with optimization of the route and propeller efficiency.

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    Target market

    • Ship Owners and Operators
    • Existing vessels
    • Ships operating in areas with high restrictions on emissions (e.g. EKA-EU, US, AU)

    Product/Business idea

    • Q-TAGG’s products optimize the vessel performance in three steps:
    • Route Optimization – find the most economical route and power distribution to arrive on-time
    • Propeller Pitch Optimization – find the optimal operation point for the propeller
    • Roll Damping – Use the propeller to reduce the rolling of the ship

    Q-TAGG’s products are sold with a guaranteed fuel saving that is demonstrated as part of the delivery project.

    Product development and expansion

    • First commercial installations in full operation
    • New products to reduce more fuel and emissions
    • Refine algorithms and system solutions in close cooperation with our customers
    • Global sales to the leading ship owners
    qtagg.com
  • ReformTech - develops and sells clean and catalytic heaters for automotive and other mobile and stationary applications, such as engine and compartment heating, battery pre-heating and heating in mobile homes.

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    Target market

    • Vehicle manufacturers, both for  cars and trucks & busses.
    • Recreational vehicles manufacturers and stationary heat generation for homes, industries and small power plants.
    • Works on a global market and has customers in Europe, North America and Asia.

    Product/Business idea

    • Develops and sells clean and catalytic heaters to automotive, other mobile and stationary applications, for example engine and compartment heating, battery pre-heating and heating in mobile homes.
    • Strives to professionalize the clean and catalytic heater and mobile/stationary hydrogen reformation market through best practice development and collaborative business system.
    • Offers customers a wide range of innovative solutions for both mobile and stationary applications.

    Product development and expansion

    • Expanding and industrializing the product platform in order to meet customer demands of volume products within the next couple of years.
    • The goal is to have an industrialized platform ready for start volume deliveries end of 2013 and a large volume production ready for volume deliveries end of 2014.
    reformtech.se
  • SaltX - is an award-winning company in Sweden which has developed a worldwide patented ground-breaking nano-technology, storing energy in salt for an unlimited amount of time to provide heating and/or cooling.

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    Target market

    • Europe, USA, China
    • Global expansion

     

    Product/Business idea

    • The company’s primary focus is on large scale energy storage, which is required to deal with the inconsistency of renewable energy supply. SaltX´s innovation, built with nano-coated salt technology, is a circular thermal energy storage solution that provides peak shifting to energy grid providers, industrial and commercial customers. With a low cost SaltX Energy Storage is enabling the full transition to renewable energy, globally

     

    Product development and expansion

    • Scaling up production & commercialization 
    • SaltX Labs is the company's joint development and open innovation platform. SaltX has great knowledge within salt & nano-coating technology. It can be used to store, boost or convert energy. SaltX has a wide range of salts and can work with temperatures below 0 up to 500 degrees Celsius. 

     

    saltxtechnology.com
  • Solelia Greentech - offers solutions for charging electric vehicles (EVs) with solar electricity. Its business builds on the core IT and energy system Solbank™ (The Sun Bank) that enables solar charging in connected chargers at any time of the day, any day of the year.

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    Target market

    • Sells solar chargers on the Swedish market targeting early adopters of Electric Vehicles (EVs) such as municipalities, real estate companies and companies that own their own electric vehicles fleet.

    Product/Business idea

    • Offers solutions for charging electric vehicles (EVs) with solar electricity. Its business builds on the core IT and energy system Solbank™ (The Sun Bank) that enables solar charging in connected chargers any time of the day, any day of the year.
    • The Solbank™ platform connects new or already installed photovoltaic (PV) systems to charging outlets for EVs, with smart grid functionalities and ensures clean solar electricity for charging.
    • Awarded as a WWF Climate Solver 2012.

    Product development and expansion

    • International expansion in 2013, starting with Norway and a further roll-out in Europe with a global partner is expected.
    solelia.se
  • Svenska Aerogel AB - has developed a patented, flexible method to produce Quartzene®, an aerogel-like material, at a significantly lower cost than previously possible. Quartzene® is significantly cheaper and more ecologically sustainable than other aerogel materials.

    More About Svenska Aerogel AB

    Target market

    • Insulation
    • Filtration of gas and liquids
    • Paint and coating

    Product/Business idea

    • Development of a patented and flexible method to produce an aerogel like material, Quartzene®, to a significantly lower cost than previously possible.
    • Aerogels have very low thermal conductivity and are used as high-performance insulation material.
    • The company's material, Quartzene®, is more ecologically sustainable than other aerogel materials and is significantly cheaper, while it has an insulation value equivalent to competitors' materials.

    Product development and expansion

    • Increase production capacity from pilot production to a larger production plant, able to produce about 120 ton Quartzene® per year.

    • The production construction is planned to start during 2013 and will expand the production capacity to 2000 tons annually.
    aerogel.se
  • Trifilon AB - Trifilon creates the world’s best performing, most sustainable biocomposites on the market. At Trifilon, our environmentalism isn’t radical. It’s practical. We want to use what natural already refined and create new plastic hybrids. The destination is greener goods for all, and we know the way.

    More About Trifilon AB

    Target market

    • Eco-Minded Consumer Goods
    • Home Furniture & Appliances
    • Greener Packaging
    • Stiff & Lightweight Industrial Goods
    • Tomorrow’s Lightweight Automotive Parts
    • Primary market is Europe with a special focus on the Nordics.

    Product/Business idea

    • ”Plug and Play” ready biocomposites in granulate form for use in conventional injection molding equipment
    • Swap out your existing plastic and save weight, improve strength and lower your C02 footprint all at once
    • Avoid the debate about using food sources to make bioplastics – our sustainable hemp fiber does not compete with food agriculture, it compliments it!

    Product development and expansion

    • New grades in 2018 that integrate local recycled plastics
    • Widening scope of resin systems offered – HPDE, LDPE, LLDPE, PS, and PLA
    www.trifilon.com
  • Watty - has developed the first scalable, low-cost, solution for eliminating energy waste in every household and building in the world.

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    Target market

    • Watty’s primary focus is the consumer market.
    • 85% of consumers are unhappy with their current energy billing and would like help to understand what inefficient appliances to change in their home.
    • To reach as many families as possible we are partnering with large international companies that wants to serve their customers by helping them understand how to save for the environment and for their wallet.

    Product/Business idea

    • Watty makes it easy for people to make smart energy decisions
    • With a simple, lox-cost, hardware device we understand which appliances are on and for how long, in any home or building. That allows us to make sense and pin-point the best way to cut energy waste for each family or building. 
    •  We offer the next generation of consumer engagement tools by giving consumers real hands-on advice on how to manage their energy use.

    Product development and expansion

    • Watty is proving its technology by creating one of the world’s largest energy use database with over 10 million datapoints collected daily to show that our algorithms are performing well
    • Next phase for the company is to validate the correct business model in the short and long term
    •  Sweden is used as a test-market
    • US is the most interesting market in the coming 24 months
    www.watty.io
  • Worldfavor - provides digital management and communications solutions for companies wanting to excel in sustainability, and a powerful influence and comparison tool for stakeholders.

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    Target market

    • Corporations/organizations for improvement and communicatíon of sustainability efforts.
    • Private individuals wishing to compare companies and influence.

    Product/Business idea

    • Worldfavor is on one hand a digital management and communications solution for companies wanting to excel in sustainability. On the other hand a comparison and influence tool for any stakeholder wanting to make conscious decision and influence companies
    • Worldfavor is building the world’s largest database on companies’ sustainability information, covering Environmental, Social and Economic sustainability. Disrupting the way sustainability information is stored and used by making it structured, easy accessible and sharable, and in the cloud.

    Product development and expansion

    • Expand the offer with a better web interface and a mobile application for private users, also attracting company users.
    • Next phase is furher commercialization, market expansion and internationalization.
    • Nordic region, UK and US are promising markets within 18 months.
    www.worldfavor.com