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EpiSensor Nominated for Best in Lighting/Energy Efficiency in 2013 Global Cleantech Cluster Association Later Stage Awards

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Ten Best in Class companies to be honoured at Corporate Cleantech Venture Day on November 20, 2013 in Lahti, Finland

Limerick, Ireland–August 19, 2013--EpiSensor, a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless energy monitoring systems, has been nominated for a 2013 Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2013 Later Stage Award in the category of Lighting/Energy Efficiency. The annual awards recognise innovative mid to late-stage cleantech companies around the world who are thriving in the new green economy and show great potential for growth. Winning companies will be announced at the Corporate Cleantech Venture Day on November 20th, 2013 in Lahti, Finland. The full list of 2013 Later Stage Award Nominations can be found here.

EpiSensor has been nominated by the Green Way in the Lighting/Energy Efficiency category. The nomination is for the company’s wireless energy monitoring systems that uniquely combine reliability, ruggedness, and interoperability to systematically improve energy performance, lower energy costs, and reduce environmental impact.

“Wireless sensors for energy monitoring, like the EpiSensor system, are vital tools in energy reduction initiatives,” says Blandine Fitzgerald, EpiSensor’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “With our long history of the development of energy efficiency technology, EpiSensor is pleased to be recognised again for the company’s valuable contribution to international clean technology.”

“What differentiates the annual Later Stage Awards is the platform it provides for new technologies to grow,” noted Shawn Lesser Co-Founder of Watershed Capital Group and the GCCA. “Through these awards we help support innovators in the cleantech industry, who are developing their local green economies, by putting them in front of a global audience.”

EpiSensor is a part of a pool of over 160 nominees. GCCA Head Judge Peter Adriaens (Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan) will use the Keystone Compact™ Method to screen the nominees and narrow them down to the top three in each category.

The Top 30 will then be evaluated by over 30 venture capital and cleantech judges who select the winners for the Later Stage Award. With more than $3.5 billion invested in clean technology, the GCCA Judges are devoted to later stage companies who have a proven track record in their home market and have the potential for international growth. They include Generation’s Climate Solutions Fund, The Rockefeller Foundation, Dow Venture Capital, BASF Venture Capital and more.

The Best in Class winners will be announced at the Corporate Cleantech Venture Day on November 20th at Sibelius Hall in Lahti, Finland. This event aims to act as a meeting place for cleantech companies looking for investors and corporate partnerships.

The full list of 2013 Later Stage Award Nominations can be found here.

About EpiSensor
EpiSensor is a leading provider of wireless energy monitoring systems that uniquely combine reliability, ruggedness, and interoperability to systematically improve energy performance, lower energy costs, and reduce environmental impact.

While meeting the harsh demands of industrial environments, the company’s integrated enterprise-class monitoring systems are flexible, scalable and easy to install and maintain. A series of feature-rich wireless sensors provide visibility of electricity, oil, gas, water, temperature and humidity. Innovative gateways, which interface with virtually any enterprise-level software system, simplify system management and provide instant access to data for immediate improvements to energy performance.

Based in Ireland, EpiSensor has lowered energy costs for Fortune 500 customers in Europe, Australia, Asia, and North America.

To learn how EpiSensor wireless monitoring systems can lower you energy costs, visit www.episensor.com.

About the Global Cleantech Cluster Association
The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) is a network of 49 cleantech clusters, representing over 10,000 companies. It 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, and Technica Communications. For more information about the GCCA, please visit www.globalcleantech.org.

 

EPISENSOR MEDIA CONTACT
Rene’ Williams
EpiSensor Ltd.
949.360.7770
rene.williams@episensor.com

GCCA MEDIA CONTACT
Lisa Ann Pinkerton
Technica Communications
408-806-9626
lisaann@technicacommunications.com