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LONDON, Apr. 8, 2011 (ANTARA/PRNewswire-AsiaNet) --

Innovator Capital, the London based specialist cleantech investment bank, announced today the dates for CleanEquity Monaco 2012. The invitation only, next generation cleantech event will be held on 29th & 30th March 2012.

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Mungo Park, Innovator's Chairman said, "We raised the bar once again in 2011 with the quality of the technology companies and delegates attending; it was clearly apparent to those that attended in previous years. PR Newswire's contribution to raising brand awareness for the companies was invaluable. Also noticeable was the increase in the number of delegates interested in licensing or finding technologies for deployment in their respective countries such as China, India and the UAE; the companies were presented with clear alternatives to cash investors."

Siddharth Dixit of Sunon Energy, New Delhi, said, "Innovator's intelligence base is vast. Any country in the process of deciding on a particular technology would do well to consult with them. We only get one chance to get it right."

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco presented the awards for excellence.

The Research award went to HaloIPT, a wireless charging technology for electric vehicles. The runner up was the vertical farming company, Aero Farms.

The Development award went to Enecsys, a next generation micro-inverter technology for the solar industry. The runners up were Ecotemis and NGenTec.

The Commercialisation award went to Whitefox, a membrane technology company; runners up were Oxford Catalysts and Cho Power.

The Stelios Award for Young Cleantech Entrepreneur of the Year went to Solar Press, an organic photovoltaic company.

About CleanEquity Monaco
CleanEquity Monaco, hosted annually by Innovator Capital, is an invitation only forum for emerging cleantech companies. Conceived of by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco & Mungo Park, Innovator's Chairman, CleanEquity is the leading source of intelligence on clean technologies. Delegates are senior executives representing financial & strategic investors, policy makers, world media & end users.

About Innovator Capital
Innovator Capital is a London based, specialist cleantech investment bank providing corporate finance, M&A, strategic and capital markets advice to emerging cleantech & life sciences companies. Innovator advises governments and other end-users on their selection of clean technologies.

For information please contact:
Tom Faggionato at Innovator Capital
+44 20 7297 6840

SOURCE: Innovator Capital

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Editor: PR Wire
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