Canadian Start-up champion of 14 finalists to win €100,000 prize
Following an exciting week of pitches judged by top level deep tech funds, innovation leaders and scientists, Agora Energy Technologies with ground-breaking technology to turn CO2 into a storage medium, track winner in the Energy category, championed the 2020 edition of Hello Tommorrow.
Christina Gyenge (PhD), Ceo & Co-Founder of Agora Energy Technologies, thanked the panel and congratulated other finalists on their innovations with some inspiring words:
To all the start-ups here, you are all here for a reason. You have reach and passion. Please don't ever look in the rear mirror, keeping pushing forward knowing you are the best. For me, I just I hope that for future editions we will power Hello Tomorrow using CO2!
Christina Gyenge, Ceo & Co-Founder of Agora Energy Technologies
Other finalists from respective track categories included:
Orbem (Germany) / Food & Agriculture
Pasqal (France) / Advanced AI & Computing
Teratonics (France) / Industry
Greener Wave (France) / Cybersecurity & Communication
Mission Control Space Services (Canada) / New Space
Cedrion (Spain) / Aeronautics
AidX Medical (Netherlands) / Digital Health & Medical Devices
Osivax (France) / Drug Discovery
Phagomed Biopharma Gmbh (Austria) / Medical Biotech
Gbatteries Energy (Canada) / Mobility
Metalmark Innovations (USA) / Smart City
Napigen (USA) / Industrial Biotech
Celodyne Technologies (USA) / Environment
"We all know that crisis means challenges, but also opportunities. I think this is a good opportunity for innovation, for technology, which are now such central issues. From now on, companies and entrepreneurs will change the way they view this by being more efficient, more tech-driven, better based on cooperative models of working, and finally more sustainable, more human."
Andreas Lambropoulos (Head of Strategic Initiatives IFS, BNP Paribas
The virtual awards ceremony was presented by Andreas Lambropoulos (Head of Strategic Initiatives IFS, BNP Paribas) and Arnaud de la Tour (CEO & Co-Founder, Hello Tomorrow).
Source: Hello Tomorrow