Is your company going to change the world -
or do you know one that is?
The second annual Future Planet Awards took place the GCV Symposium on Wednesday 22nd May. The Awards raise the profile of new and growing firms that will profitably impact global challenges. In partnership with Global University Venturing, The Future Planet Awards provide a platform for growth companies to engage with leaders and influencers.
All entrants were established during the past decade and are commercialising new technology or research related to one of five impact categories:
Climate Change, Education, Health, Security, or Sustainable Growth.
Origami Energy, a technology company building a real-time marketplace for the evolving distributed energy world, was crowned the overall winner of the second annual Future Planet Awards hosted by Future Planet Capital, on Tuesday 22 May in association withGlobal Corporate Venturing.
Origami Energy enables the global transition to renewable power and are shapingthe future of energy management. Origami Energy’s platform intelligently manages and remotely controls distributed energy resources (DERs) optimise how and when a DER (generation, demand and storage asset) is used to deliver most value.
Through strategic partnerships agreements with energy suppliers and traders, including SmartestEnergy, Aggreko plc and Octopus Investments, Origami Energy provides global energy systems that are commercially proven in the UK’s highly deregulated energy market.
Companies that are going to change the world.
Origami Energy is a technology company building a real-time marketplace for the evolving distributed energy world. The ever-increasing global demand for electricity and the rise of renewables requires a proactive approach to keep energy systems in balance. Origami Energy’s versatile and scalable solution provides remote real-time monitoring and intelligent control of large numbers and types of energy assets.
Established in 2009, Tokamak Energy is striving to harness the significant potential of fusion power to deliver an abundant, safe and cost-effective source of clean energy to the world. Thanks to the expertise of its world-class team of scientists and engineers, the company’s compact, spherical tokamak will form the basis for the commercial module that the company expects to deliver electricity into the grid by 2030.
Oyalabs are the creators of Oto, a hardware and A.I.-based platform that helps parents monitor and improve a child's brain development and language skills. Backed by Johnson&Johnson, SOSV Ventures/HAX and Stanford StartX, Oto uses Natural Language Processing to analyse the language environment around the child and generate their Learn-O-Meter score.
Winner of the ‘Health’ award – Congenica is a provider of clinically applicable reports into genome screening. Using their software Sapentia, they can sequence patients' DNA and can provide the required insights into hereditary disease that can reduce the time for diagnosis from years to a matter of days.
Winner of the ‘Security’ award – Radio Physics are the developers of MiRTLE, the millimetre-wave radar threat level evaluation, the world's first high performance long range detector of concealed threats. With a range of up to 30 metres and capable of remaining unaffected by environment, MiRTLE can expose threats in motion without concern of privacy invasion.
Launched in 2016, Pandia Health provides online doctors’ visits for prescription birth control and free delivery to women. Currently operating in California, Pandia Health hopes to offer its services across the United States in two years. Supported by a team of doctors and founded by women, for women, Pandia Health aims to make women’s lives better and easier by making healthcare convenient, reliable, and accessible.
The Awards will take place during GCV’s annual London Symposium on 22 May 2018.
Riverside Building, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB
If you know a company that's going to change the world, please nominate them for The Future Planet Awards 2019.