Liqum Water Technology Nominated by the Finnish Cleantech Cluster for Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Later Stage Awards


10 Best in Class winners to be announced at Savannah International Clean Energy Conference, November 11-13, 2012


Jyvaskyla, June 21, 2012–Liqum Water Technology has been nominated for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Best in Water Quality Monitoring Later Stage Award. The awards recognize innovative mid to later stage cleantech companies around the world who actively support the business clusters and incubators in their regions. Liqum was nominated for the 2012 Later Stage Awards by GCCA Member Cluster Finnish Cleantech for advanced water quality monitoring. Winning companies will be announced at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference on November 13, 2012 in Savannah, Georgia, USA.

 
The nomination of Liqum to the GCCA Later Stage Awards spotlights the company?s achievements in revolutionizing the way in which water quality is monitored, both in industrial processes and in the natural environment, using electrochemical profiling to create a Water Quality Fingerprint.

“The annual Later Stage Awards has become the international showcase of cleantech’s rising stars,” said Shawn Lesser of Watershed Capital Group and Co-Founder of the GCCA.  “All the nominees are developing innovative clean technologies and growing their local green economies  and we are thrilled to support them through our award.”

Three categories new to this year’s awards are BioEnergy, Smart Grid/Sustainable IT and Tidal/Hydropower. Over the next 5 months the nominations will be evaluated based on the merits of technology innovation and business acumen by over 30 venture capital and cleantech judges hand-selected for the Later Stage Awards. Combined, the GCCA judges have invested over $3.5 billion in clean technology.

A full list of the 2012 Later Stage Award nominations can be found at http://www.globalcleantech.org/2012-award-nominees/??

About Liqum

Liqum delivers cross-sector water quality monitoring services worldwide. Its advanced wireless LEW-100 probe measures deviations from the electrochemical fingerprint of water and converts these into an index which is displayed in real time on the user’s screen, alerting for example to contamination or incorrect chemical dosing, as soon as the event occurs. Alarms can also be sent to key personnel by e-mail or text message.

About the Global Cleantech Cluster Association

The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) creates conduits for companies to harness the tremendous benefits of international cleantech cluster collaboration in an efficient, affordable, and structured network.  The GCCA provides a gateway for established and emerging cleantech companies to gain exposure to potential investors, new markets, influential networks, innovative technologies and best practices.  GCCA was founded by swisscleantech, the Finnish Cleantech Cluster, and Watershed Capital Group, Technica Communications and Skipso.  For more information about the GCCA, please visit www.globalcleantech.org.

LIQUM MEDIA CONTACTS

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GCCA MEDIA CONTACT

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Technica Communications
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