Live Blogging at OG09: Congratulations OG25 Winner Ecovative Design!

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by in Business & Policy, Clean Tech, Entrepreneurship, Events


Congratulations to Ecovative Design as the winner of the OG25 competition! Ecovative Design works with nature to replace unsustainable plastics and foams with natural composites. Using innovative new materials and radical new technologies, their products perform at least as well as current state-of-the-art synthetics, but at a lower cost to both you and the environment. The OG09 attendees were allowed to either text in or Twitter their favorite company for this “People’s Choice” award.

Competition was very tight and there were such a breadth of innovative ideas including: healthy vending machines, green roofs, green, multi-purpose compostable pizza boxes, gourmet mushroom growers, artisan sustainable seafood, green building companies, and heavy duty electric trucks. For the full list visit OG25. Very inspiring to the audience!

The OG25 open business competition recognizes the most promising start-ups committed to building a new green economy and will highlight initiatives in clean technology, product design, mobility, social innovation, water and resource conservation, food systems, community development and more.

All OG25 finalists were showcased and won a free pass to attend the Opportunity Green Business Conference 2009.

The finalists competed on stage for a chance to be named Opportunity Green’s Top Start-up of 2009.

Congratulations to Ecovative Design, as well as all of the finalists on your incredible accomplishments and efforts to lead us in the sustainability effort!

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