SenzaGen has won yet another award and was recently appointed the provincial finalist in Skåne and will thereby have the opportunity to win the national innovation award SKAPA, the country’s largest and most prestigious innovation prize. The SKAPA Prize is awarded to innovators in order to support the commercialization of their products.
The prize is awarded by the Foundation SKAPA in cooperation with ALMI. It is the regional ALMI companies in cooperation with local inventors’ associations affiliated to the Swedish Inventors Association which has chosen the county finalists for the award.
The appointment means that SenzaGen have the opportunity to be appointed Swedish champion of innovation. As the county finalist, SenzaGen receives a prize worth SEK 25 000 with the option to gain an additional SEK 550 000 (maximum spread over three laureates) if they succeed as winners of the national prize.
– SenzaGen has been able to package advanced research in a transparent, commercial way and have in a short time shown that they will be able to both significantly minimize the number of animal tests being performed and deliver a better accuracy in the tests and hence a better value to their customers. It is going to be very exciting to follow the company in the future! says Johan Olsen, ALMI
The national final is being held on 5 Nov 2015 in Stockholm.