LONDON, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanEquity® Monaco 2016, the forum for emerging cleantech and resource efficiency companies, hosted by Innovator Capital and the Monaco Economic Board, closed on Friday, 4th March with the Awards Ceremony in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.
An independent panel of judges, chaired by His Serene Highness, selected Desolenator as winner of the award for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development.
Mungo Park, Chairman of Innovator Capital commented: "Desolenator has the potential to impact the lives of millions in the developed and developing worlds. Over a billion people are affected by a worsening water crisis. Desolenator's solution uses both thermal energy and PV derived energy to produce potable water from salt and waste water. I congratulate their ingenuity."
Desolenator is a UK based cleantech startup, bringing a new and patented, solar driven, desalination device to the market, that provides a family of up to 5 people, with enough water for their daily drinking and cooking needs. It is a 100% sustainable and affordable solution to the Global Water Crisis.
Desolenator's CEO William Janssen said: "It was a fantastic experience to present our company and the solution we offer and then be rewarded with an award from H.S.H Prince Albert II, for doing so! We hope to return to Monaco next year."
CleanEquity thanks, in particular: Covington & Burling, Parkview Group, Deloitte, PR Newswire, Cranfield University, INNEON, Gillamor Stephens, Enereau, the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Monaco Economic Board and the Société des Bains de Mer de Monaco.
CleanEquity Monaco will be returning to the Principality of Monaco in March 2017.
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SOURCE Innovator Capital