The winners of StartUp Europe Awards Luxembourg coordinated by Startup Grind Luxembourg were chosen with the collaboration of Nyuko, 123 GO social contest, Lux Future Lab and EY Innovation on December 12.
The next six startups will represent Luxembourg in the European final of StartUp Europe Awards 2016 to be held first quarter of 2017 in Brussels.
Job Today, the easy-to-use app that connects employers and jobseekers, has been awarded in the SOCIAL category.
Digicash, that allows you to pay by smartphone as simple as SMS, is the winner for FINTECH category of SEUA Luxembourg.
For WATER Category the winner is APATEQ, which provides oil-water separation systems for oilfield operators as well as compact wastewater treatment plants and systems for industrial wastewater.
OUNI allows customers to do their grocery and household shopping while avoiding packaging waste. The first packaging-free organic grocery store in Luxembourg won for GREEN Category.
vyzVoice, the winner for ICT Category, provides a highly secured cloud-based application infrastructure to manage your connected things.
Finally, the winner for ENERGY Category is SWIRL, a company which provides leading edge smart wind turbine solutions for grid edge and off-grid applications
Startup Europe Awards recognises the effort of the European startups in five levels (local, county, regional, national and European) in ten categories: Creative, Energy, Fintech, Green, Health, ICT, Smart Cities, Social, Tourism and Water. Each involved country will recognise the best local startups which will have the chance to compete to be awarded as the best European startups in the Final ceremony. For this reason, StartUp Europe Awards is called “The Eurovision for Startups”.
StartUp Europe Awards is promoted by the European Commission and supported by the President of the Committee of the Regions, several members of the European Parliament as Ambassadors and it is implemented by Finnova Foundation in collaboration with Startup Europe.