Business Creation

SurfCleaner wins Nordic Cleantech Open competition

May 22, 2019

Out of 116 applications, SurfCleaner stands out and wins the 8th edition of the Nordic Cleantech Open competition.

Nordic Cleantech Open is a renowned start-up competition for cleantech entrepreneurs from the Nordic and Baltic regions. We are proud to announce that InnoEnergy-backed start-up SurfCleaner won the 2019 edition.

Organised by Cleantech Scandinavia, the annual competition aims at identifying the 25 best and most innovative seed stage cleantech start-ups from the Nordic and Baltic regions. The selection is then narrowed down to the Top 10 companies after pitching sessions and meetings with investors and industry experts. The final took place on yesterday, at the occasion of 2019 Cleantech Forum Europe held in Stockholm on May 21-23.

The 8th edition of the Nordic Cleantech Open attracted 116 applications. SurfCleaner stands out with their well-proven, energy efficient system that collects and separates pollutants from water surfaces. The promising Swedish start-up received its award from the Swedish Minister for Enterprise, Ibrahim Baylan.

Congratulations to an amazing team, who keeps on piling up successes and well on its way to make a positive impact on the future of waters worldwide.

Mikael Andersson, CEO, SurfCleaner ; Ibrahim Baylan, Swedish Minister for Enterprise ; Christina Lundb├Ąck, CMO & Founder, SurfCleaner