We are honored to be acknowledged for our efforts and potential, which have led to 1st prize in five Danish national green tech competitions, and nominations to several national and international entrepreneurial honours.
Lyras has received its 2nd-year nomination for the EY Entrepreneur of the year, within the start-up category of 2019. The competition celebrates entrepreneurial achievement among companies that demonstrate vision, leadership, and growth. The winners will be announced during the regional competition in November 2019.
Lyras received a nomination for the SDG Tech Awards, an event that celebrates Danish companies’ efforts in developing sustainable technology solutions that contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Lyras has been nominated as Årets Iværksætter (Entrepreneur of the year) at the Aalborg Awards held by MigogAalborg. The event will take place on 30th of March and is a celebration of Aalborg’s businesses, workplaces, restaurants, cafés, clubs and many others. This year, Lyras has been nominated in the business category and the winners will be announced during the event.
We are happy to announce that we have won the regional final of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year in the start-up category. The competition focuses on celebrating innovative and growing companies. At the end of November, we will take part in the national final with the strongest, innovative and growth-generating start-ups from the regional finals.
Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world’s biggest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Lyras is proud to be among the top 25 companies running to win up to € 500,000, out of 845 applications this year.
In June 2018, Lyras received a nomination for EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2018, within the Start-up category in Denmark. EY Entrepreneur of The Year is one of the world’s most acknowledged start-up competitions, and the prize is a tribute to the businesses, who generate workplaces by bringing new innovative solutions to market. The final announcement is later this year.
In November 2017, Lyras participated in Agro Business Park’s Innovation Competition in Aarhus. 36 businesses had signed up to the competition sponsored by CAPNOVA, and Lyras won a shared 1stprize.
In October 2017, Lyras was one of 12 green companies selected to participate in the Green Tech Challenge, which is a Danish accelerator facilitating a four-day long growth program, including training, mentoring, and pitching in front of industry executives. Lyras won 1stprize among the other strong business cases.
In September 2017, Lyras competed in “Løvens Grønne Hule” that focuses on sustainability and green business innovation. We were proud to receive the 1stprize among a strong field of sustainable business ideas.
In August 2017, Lyras competed in the European Venture Contest with over 1000+ start-ups applications. We were among the 100 best ideas, and went to the finals.
In June 2017, Lyras competed in Venture Cup’s national start-up competition and won the 1 prize within the Greentech category. Venture Cup is a world-leading start-up organization for university students based in Denmark, and the organization’s mission is to identify and develop the talents and technology of tomorrow.
Lyras received 1st prize at the Danish Climate Launchpad, which is a competition for green business ideas.