Viezo wins 2nd place at Future of Emerging Europe Awards 2021
Sep 22, 2021
- Almost 50 organisations and individuals from across Central, Eastern, South-Eastern Europe and the Caucasus have been nominated for the fourth edition of the Emerging Europe Awards Programme.
- The winners of the awards were chosen by the public – For the first time since the programme was launched in 2018
- Viezo, a Lithuanian startup, won the 2nd place for their focus on developing vibration energy harvesting solution, capable of converting vibrations into useful electricity
Vilnius, Sep. 22, 2021 – Leading developers of the most powerful PVDF vibration energy harvester Viezo, has celebrated winning the Future of Emerging Europe Awards 2021 distinguishing themselves among other many Green Energy nominees.
Winning of the Future of Emerging Europe Awards 2021
The main theme of the Future of Emerging Europe Summit and Awards is towards a resilient and sustainable emerging Europe. The event this year, that was hosted at the European Parliament in Brussels, took place on September 15th and it was geographically diverse.
Almost 50 organisations and individuals from across Central, Eastern, South-Eastern Europe and the Caucasus have been nominated for the fourth edition of the Emerging Europe Awards Programme.
The Summit focused on five areas: providing fair, equal, quality health care across emerging Europe; lifestyles for a greener and more sustainable emerging Europe redefining and strengthening a post-growth emerging Europe economy; inspiring unity and new transformational leadership in emerging Europe, and building a forward-looking, secure and democratic emerging Europe.
Viezo participated as part of the Green Energy section of the competition among other distinguished nominees as Fuergy from Slovakia & Respect Energy from Poland. For the first time since the programme was launched in 2018, the winners of the awards were chosen by the public. Donat Ponamariov, the founder and CEO of Viezo, presented the company’s overview talking about the importance of vibration energy harvesting and its crucial role in boosting the development of IOT in railways. Upon public votes, Viezo was announced to win the second place.
The rejoice of getting acknowledged
Viezo is a startup, established in early 2018 with the idea and goal to help fourth Industrial revolution expand faster and cheaper without needing to think about powering the sensing equipment. The technology can convert vibrations into usable electricity, therefore powering sensors indefinitely which are deployed on vibrating, dynamic machinery.
Viezo is the first company in the world, commercializing the vibration energy harvesting technology within the piezoelectric PVDF material, which is environmentally friendly and low-cost. Viezo team has expressed their sincere happiness to be recognized in this competition. Their collective commitment of time and effort has contributed to the development process that led to this success.
Public events participation
Viezo has been actively participating in many exhibitions recently as 7th Railway forum in Berlin, Infrarail in Birmingham, and SITL in Paris. Many important meetings took place with current and potential customers planning to many fruitful cooperations to come. Viezo is also participating in the 14th International Railway Fair TRAKO which is taking place in Gdansk, Poland from 21st to 24th of September 2021. Everyone is invited to visit their booth at the exhibition.