We are proud to announce that re:newcell has been selected as one of the top 9 LAUNCH Nordic innovators and will receive support from IKEA, Novozymes, Kvadrat, leading scientists, investors and Nordic government representatives on scaling re:newcell business globally.
LAUNCH Nordic, following a public call for innovations, has selected re:newcell as one of the LAUNCH Nordic Innovators 2014. The challenge, which was open from March 14 through June 1st, resulted in 65 applications from more than 20 countries covering five continents. A panel of subject matter experts carefully reviewed all applications, and nine top innovators were selected to participate the LAUNCH Nordic Forum in Malmö, Sweden.
“This is a recognition of the potential of re:newcell’s patentened technology and we are thrilled to be picked as one of the most promising innovations around”
Henrik Norlin, Business Developer at re:newcell
LAUNCH Nordic Council participants include: Håkan Nordkvist, Head of Sustainability Innovation, IKEA, Ed Thomas, GM Sustainable Product, Research & Discovery, NIKE, Anders Byriel, CEO Kvadrat, Eva Gramby, Special Envoy, 3GF/Ministry of Foreign affairs - together with more than 25 other industry representative, entrepreneurs, scientist and investors. They will provide access to capital, credibility and capacity to help the nine innovators scale globally.
LAUNCH Nordic is a global innovation platform by: IKEA, Novozymes, Kvadrat, 3GF, Danish Ministry of the Environment & The Fund for Green Business Development, the City of Copenhagen and Vinnova. LAUNCH Nordic was created in collaboration with LAUNCH, a strategic partnership between NASA, NIKE, The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) & The U.S. Department of State.
For more information on re:newcell please contact Henrik Norlin, firstname.lastname@example.org, +46 (0)739 89 88 95.
re:newcell is noted in an article in the magazine Ingenjören when highlighting the market interest in recycling textiles. The article also describes the development of re:newcell and its future plans. Pages 30-45 (in Swedish).