InOpSys selected for Cleantech Group’s 2022 Global Cleantech 100 list of Companies Committed to Taking Action on the Climate Crisis
Mechelen, Antwerp, Belgium – 13 January 2022, (UTC +1):
InOpSys, a company that develops and operates on-site solutions for side stream treatment and valorisation, out of over 10,000 entrepreneurs was named a 2022 Global Cleantech 100 Company by Cleantech Group. The 100 companies on the list represent the private, independent and for-profit companies best positioned to deliver solutions that will take us from commitments to actions in the sprint to net zero. This is the 13th edition of the widely respected annual guide. This year’s list included entries from 94 countries. The sectors covered include Agriculture & Food, Enabling Technologies, Energy & Power, Materials & Chemicals, Resources & Environment and Transportation & Logistics
“Our team is honored that Cleantech Group has recognized InOpSys and our circular on-site solutions to treat and valorize chemical and pharmaceutical side streams and reduce CO2 as one of the Cleantech 100 companies.”
as a top cleantech innovator,” said Steven De Laet, CEO InOpSys.
The list combines Cleantech Group’s research data with qualitative judgements from nominations and insight from a global, 85-member Expert Panel of leading investors and executives from corporations and industrials active in technology and innovation scouting. From pioneers and veterans to new entrants, the Expert Panel broadly represents the global cleantech community and results in a list with a powerful base of respect and support from many important players within the cleantech innovation ecosystem. The Global Cleantech 100 program is sponsored by Chubb
“We have the science and ingenuity to solve most of the issues and there is the investment capital, in both private and public markets, to propel a three-decade transformation, to net zero.,” said Richard Youngman, CEO, Cleantech Group. “The 2022 Global Cleantech 100 companies show this in spades. What they, and hundred others like them, now need is braver regulators, policy makers and procurement departments, to enable such solutions to scale and go down their different cost curves much faster than the current trajectories.”
About Cleantech Group
At Cleantech Group, we provide research, consulting and events to catalyze opportunities for sustainable growth powered by innovation. We bring clients access to the trends, companies and people shaping the future and the customized advice and support businesses need to engage external innovation.
Industries are undergoing definitive transitions toward a more digitized, de-carbonized and resource-efficient industrial future. At every stage from initial strategy to final deals, our services bring corporate change makers, investors, governments and stakeholders from across the ecosystem, the support they need to thrive in this fast-arriving and uncertain future.
The company was established in 2002 and is headquartered in San Francisco with people based in London, Paris and Boston.
InOpSys is an innovative scale-up that develops and operates solutions for the treatment of wastewaters containing pharmaceuticals, toxic, non-biodegradable and/or persistent chemical compounds and metals in the face of global water scarcity and water pollution. It offers via a CAPEX free business model mobile and modular on-site solutions especially for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries to purify water and recover valuable components such as palladium, platinum, zinc, vanadium, …. Transport and incineration of waste and sides streams is avoided, CO2 footprint is reduced, and waste handling cost is reduced. This not only ensures clean water, but also that by-products are no longer considered waste, but that a raw material that can be reused and a circular economy is implemented.
Headquartered in Belgium and expanding within Europe with a new InOpSys GmbH office in Basel, Switzerland.