Update: What’s happening at Cambond?

We tracked down Gareth Robert, one of the founders of Cambond. This venture came in 3rd in 2014’s European Final. A lot has happened since then, Cambond is aiming to sell their first products by the end of May 2015. We interviewed him about his winning idea and what has been going on since that… Read more »

2014’s winner Wavetube, an update

Sara West and Alexander Torstenfeldt were 2014’s ClimateLaunchpad European winners with their venture Wavetube. They’ve joined the Climate-KIC Accelerator programme and are in the midst of accelerating their development. We wanted to know how they are doing and interviewed Sara. Tell us about Wavetube, what is it? ‘Wavetube develops a unique solution to harness ocean… Read more »

CleanLaunchpad Grand EU Finale

‘… a start pistol shot of the day in the only way it was intended: the sound of 90 persons cheering, clapping and shouting. Doors flung open and everyone rushed into their assigned rooms to start the sessions. The Games had begun.’ An impression of the CleanLaunchpad finals written by project manager Sara Schützer.

A great opportunity to accelerate our venture

‘Before our pitch we put a pinch of salt into each of the judges water so that they could immediately understand that we are in the solar desalination business!’ Alexei Levene tells about the day they became second and won access to Climate-KIC’s Accelerator.

Interview with first prize Winner Sara West

‘I cannot go further into that, but we have some really interesting activities ahead as a consequence of the connections during festival and the competition.’ reveals First Prize Winner Sara West in this interview.

Taming the waves by Wavetube

Press Release, October 30th 2014: CleanLaunchpad 2014 First Prize Winners was Wavetube (Sweden), Second Prize Winner was Desolenator (UK) and Third Prize Winner was Cambond (UK). Start-up OR-KESS (Germany, Hessen) became the audience favorite of this Climate-KIC competition.

Wavetube, finalist Sweden

First Prize Winner CleanLaunchpad 2014: Wavetube develops a patented solution to produce renewable energy from the motion of ocean waves. Their goal is commercialization by 2020, having initiated two major wave energy farm projects with customers by then. Read all about it.

CAMBOND, UK finalist

Third Prize Winner CleanLaunchpad 2014: CAMBOND has an idea for green glue that can replace the existing formaldehyde-containing (and so toxic) glues used in wood composites. Read all about it in this blog.

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