On October 31, the Economy and Trade Representative Office of Shenzhen in Europe participated in the award ceremony of the World Competition for Clean Technologies held by World Alliance for Clean Technologies in London, UK. They made specialized negotiations and communicated in depth with distinguished guests, including Mr. Chris Haeuselmann, president of the alliance, and Mr. Mike Rann, the first minister on climate change in the world. In addition, the representatives from Shenzhen comprehensively connected with the award-winning teams from the UK, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, and Australia and persons in charge of the branch alliances for clean technologies in relevant countries and from Cambridge University.
The Economy and Trade Representative Office of Shenzhen in Europe introduced the superb business environment of Shenzhen to participants; and welcomed high-quality clean technology projects from around the world to invest in Shenzhen. Discussions were also held with the president of the alliance to recommend the high-quality clean technology projects from Shenzhen to participate in the competition next year and set up venues in Shenzhen.
Finland’s VISEDO Co., Ltd, a provider in the electrification solution for the logistics industry and the annual-award winner in the World Competition for Clean Technologies this year, received 100 million Euros from the Danfoss Group (a Danish company in the World Industry Top 500) immediately after having received the award.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and founded in 2010, the World Alliance for Clean Technologies is a non-profit international organization sponsored by the Swiss Fondation des Fondateurs, which covers new energy, water and garbage disposal, carbon trade, smart city, and other fields. The purpose of the foundation is to serve its members and realize the international interconnection among technology, capital and markets.
The projects for the World Competition for Clean Technologies were voted on and jointly selected by top-level experts and scholars from the aspects of European and American clean technologies (Cambridge University as the core in the UK, Ivy League school as the core in the USA), investment organizations such as European state pension funds and listed companies, etc. and state governmental entities. A total of 5 million Euros have been averagely invested for individual award over the years.