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Meet the 2015 Winners

The names of the prizewinners of the NOVA Innovation Competition 2015 were announced on November 18 at the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C. (United States).

10x Technology and Ecovative Design are the cowinners of the NOVA Innovation Competition, each receiving a $37,500 cash prize (about €35,000). The third place award, and $15,000 (about €14,000), went to US Bionics. New to this 2015 edition was a fourth prize, the Saint-Gobain Community Award, presented to the start-up who received the most number of votes during an internal campaign open to Saint-Gobain employees all over the world. This $10,000 prize (about €9,000) was also awarded to US Bionics, topping the polls, in addition to the third prize awarded by the jury.

“For 350 years, Saint-Gobain has grown through innovation, pushing back boundaries and inventing new solutions to transform the world we live in. Today, Saint-Gobain is one of the world’s top 100 innovative businesses. In this anniversary year, with the NOVA Competition, we are well and truly focused on the future and delighted to honor these promising start-ups,” stated Didier Roux, Vice President R&D and Innovation of Saint-Gobain.

To find out more about the winners, read the press release.


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