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The StartUp Europe Awards (the so-called “Eurovision for start-ups”), recognised for the first time the best start-ups in Europe in 10 categories, in in the presence of Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament.

The Start-Up Europe Awards were held in Brussels on June 8, 2017. The Awards recognise European start-ups in five levels (local, county, regional, national and European) for ten categories: Creative, Energy, Fintech, Green, Health, ICT, Smart Cities, Social, Tourism and Water. A final category recognises the effort of the public administrations in supporting entrepreneurship and innovation: Best Public Administration Award.

Two Luxembourg start-ups were honoured:  VyzVoice (ICT) and APATEQ (Water). 

VyzVoice is a secure cloud platform for the internet of everything and wants to revolutionise the relationship between people and their connected device data. APATEQ provides oil-water separation systems for oilfield operators as well as compact wastewater treatment plants for special and demanding applications and pre-treatment systems for industrial wastewater.

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