LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanEquity Monaco 2014, the forum for emerging cleantech and resource efficiency companies, hosted by Innovator Capital, the London boutique investment bank, concluded on Friday 28th March with the Award Ceremony in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.
An independent panel of judges, chaired by His Serene Highness, selected Frigesco Ltd as winner of the award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development.
Mungo Park, Chairman of Innovator Capital commented: "Frigesco is a company which will be able to address a clear and identifiable market immediately and transform it; very exciting."
Frigesco Managing Director David Walter said, "This is truly an amazing achievement and real global recognition of the potential of Frigesco. We were the only UK Company to win an award and I am very proud to have been representing the company in Monaco. It is a very exciting time for the company and the positive feedback and contacts made during the event will I have no doubt lead to some fruitful outcomes."
Frigesco™ is a young, Devon based company that is set to revolutionise the defrost process in all freezer applications worldwide with an elegantly simple yet highly efficient and innovative system. The potential energy savings from adopting the system worldwide amount to £1.6bn per annum.
The company was founded by Company Chairman, Exeter University Professor Tom Davies and commenced business in 2011. Since then the company has developed tested and fitted the Frigesco™ Defrost System into a cold room and a retail display cabinet, both units demonstrating remarkable improvements in energy efficiency. The company is now commercialising the walk-in cold room defrost system. The first store trials are scheduled to start in the next few weeks and development of a Retail Display Cabinet version is under way, partially funded by a grant from the Department of Energy and Climate Change's Energy Entrepreneurs fund.
Contributors to the 2014 event included The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Qualcomm, Covington & Burling, The Renault-Nissan Alliance, Autodesk, PR Newswire, Kwittken, Renova Group & Polar Star Ventures, Climate-KIC, The Climate Group, the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development, the International University of Monaco and the Monte Carlo SBM.
Contact David Walter Managing Director +44 7889 368629 firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Exeter, Devon, England. EX 4 4RN
SOURCE Innovator Capital