Epta nominated for the German Innovation Award

Date: 10 February 2020
Epta nominated for the German Innovation Award
Epta Deutschland is one of the 22 finalists of the German Innovation Award for Climate and Environment (IKU), chosen from another 131 candidate companies, eight research institutes and one governing authority. It is the seventh time that the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety BMU assign this award, dedicated to products and services that promote climate and environmental protection. The jury, chaired by Professor Ottmar Edenhofer, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, made his evaluations based on scientific criteria. Svenja Schulze, Federal Minister of the Environment, declares “The strong heterogeneity of the applications bears witness to the will and the ability of numerous companies to put their technical and creative potential at the service of environment and climate protection and the conservation of biological diversity.”

Epta was nominated in the “eco-compatible technologies” category with its patented Full Transcritical Efficiency (FTE) system, which contributes to improving the energy efficiency of CO2 powered commercial refrigeration systems, with positive and negative temperature, in any context.

In addition to innovation of process, product and service for climate protection, the other categories of the IKU Innovation Award are: products and services that respect the environment, innovation and biological diversity, digital change as leverage to promote innovations that respect the climate and the environment and the transfer of technologies for climate and environmental protection to Developing Countries, Recently industrialised Countries and Western European Countries.

The award ceremony will take place in Berlin on 26 March 2020.
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