Telephone: +44 (0)1444 400 476


Awards/Grants

2020, Huhtamaki Circular Economy Program by Food System 6

NAFICI Awarded $100k funding from Huhtamaki

Throughout October and November 2020, NAFICI participated in the Huhtamaki Circular Economy Program by Food System 6, after being selected as one of eight global businesses to receive a grant and mentorship. The program involved online mentorship, advising and networking, culminating in a week of immersive virtual programming and was sponsored by the Finnish company Huhtamaki to celebrate their centenary as global food packaging specialists.

2020 Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions

Solar Impulse Label – recognised as low carbon solution

The World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, established by the Solar Impulse Foundation, brings together the main actors involved in developing, financing or promoting products, services, processes and technologies that protect the environment in a profitable way.

NAFICI was part of the 77 June 2020 solutions

Watch the Solar Impulse #1000solutions

2018 EIC European Innovation

NAFICI won the Gold Award in the Circular Packaging category.

SME Instrument companies had the opportunity to present their business cases and network with some of Europe’s largest corporates at the InQBet accelerator, Procter and Gamble’s Innovation Center in Brussels.

The event was broken down into 15 presentation sessions, covering 10 topics ranging from healthcare to circular economy and artificial intelligence. In the end, 10 companies received awards for the best presentation in each category.

European Commision – SME Instrument Seal Of Excellence – 2017

NAFICI won SME Instrument phase 2 Seal of Excellence in 2017.

The EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that supports top class innovators, entrepreneurs and small companies with funding opportunities and acceleration services. The main focus of the EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is on market-creating innovations that shape new markets and generate jobs, growth and higher standards of living.

 

Hello Tomorrow Summit TOP 69 Finalists – Oct 2016

“Unlocking the power of deep technologies to solve our toughest global challenges”

EcoPulping has been selected, among more than 3,000 projects, as part of Hello Tomorrow’s TOP 69 early-stage science startups worldwide.

Innovate UK Show: UK’s largest innovation show – Oct 2016

NAFICI has won a place in an exhibition of the most cutting edge innovations from businesses across the country at the UK’s largest innovation show in November.

NAFICI was one of 100 companies nationwide to be selected to showcase its innovation to over 2,500 attendees at Innovate 2016 on November 2nd and 3rd in Manchester.
Innovate 2016 is the UK’s largest multi-sector innovation event and is organised by Innovate UK and the Department for International Trade. It is set up to create opportunities for export and investment for the UK’s most innovative companies.

Cleantech Innovate Finalist – Eco connect – Feb 2016

Cleantech Innovate: Showcasing the Commercial Low Carbon Stars of the Future. 

NAFICI was part of the 36 companies who have presented their innovations live in 2016.

The Cleantech Innovate programme of low carbon showcases celebrates the very best of green industry innovation since 2013. On 11 February 2016, the 4th Cleantech Innovate London was at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, and a new international dimension from the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.

European Commission – SME Instrument Grant – 2016

NAFICI won SME Instrument phase 1 in 2016.

The EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that supports top class innovators, entrepreneurs and small companies with funding opportunities and acceleration services. The main focus of the EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is on market-creating innovations that shape new markets and generate jobs, growth and higher standards of living.

 

Climate KIC accelerator Programme Competition 2014-2018 & Finalist of Climate KIC Venture competition 2015

Dec 2014 to 2018 – NAFICI was selected to be part of the Climate KIC accelerator programme for Stage 1, 2 and 3 which includes funding and coaching. EIT Climate-KIC is a European knowledge and innovation community, working towards a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society founded on a circular, zero-carbon economy.

Sep 2015 – Nine start-ups from our Accelerator were selected to present their cutting-edge businesses to an esteemed panel of investors and industry experts. Nine start-ups from our Accelerator were selected to present their

RUSHLIGHT AWARD – Dec 2014

RUSHLIGHT SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING AND SERVICES

NAFICI won the Rushlight Sustainable Manufacturing & Services Award.

Designed to highlight innovation, initiatives and the holistic environmental benefit of technologies that are most likely to or are already creating a stir in the market, they are a means of disseminating the successes to support further development.