Geneva (ots / PRNewswire) – Heliatek [http://www.heliatek.com], a German company based in Dresden, the ultra-light, flexible and less than 1mm thin solar films manufactures, was today named as one of the “Technology Pioneers” of the World Economic Forum. The Technology Pioneers are a selection of the world’s most innovative companies. Heliatek is a common spin-off of the Dresden University of Technology and the University of Ulm. The company is a global technology leader in the field of OEE (Organic Electronics Energy) and holds the world record in the cell efficiency by 12%. In July 2014 began with the commercialization of its solar films.
Heliatek was selected by an independent jury as one of 49 companies from hundreds of applicants. The only German company Heliatek receives the appointment access to the most influential and sought-after business and political network worldwide. This includes an invitation to the World Economic Forum “Summer Davos” in Dalian in China this September or the annual meeting in Davos in January.
Thibaud Le Séguillon, CEO Heliatek GmbH, commented: “We are honored to be selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer, we have a breakthrough technology and production methods developed, which have a significant impact on it. is how energy is produced in the future. By integrating our solar films in building facades, we transform the facade in local power plants “.
“We are pleased that it has managed in selecting a German company,” says Fulvia Montresor, head of Technology Pioneers by the World Economic Forum. “Heliatek is part of a group of entrepreneurs who are aware clearly about the key challenges of the world than others. And they are determined to play your part to solve these challenges with your business.”
The Technology Pioneers are from several hundred applications from a selection committee [http://www3.weforum.org/docs/TP/WEF_TP_SelectionCommittee.pdf] consisting of 68 academics, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and executives selected. Well-known members of the Committee are, inter alia, Arianna Huffington (founder, Huffington Post) and Henry Blodget (Chief Editor, Business Insider). The Committee is supportive in their decisions on the criteria of innovation, potential impact, functional prototypes, feasibility and leadership.
The complete list of Technology Pioneers can here [http://widgets.weforum.org/techpioneers-2015b] be looked at.
Among the winners were in the past, Google (2001), Wikimedia (2007), Mozilla (2007) Kickstarter (2011) and Dropbox (2011).
HeliaFilm (R) is a registered trademark of Heliatek GmbH
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