Ostara Selected as a Top 50 Water Company by The Artemis Project™
TOP INNOVATORS IN GLOBAL WATER TECHNOLOGY HONORED AT THE BLUETECH INNOVATION FORUM
VANCOUVER, BC (June 8, 2010) – Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. announced today that it has been chosen by The Artemis Project™ as a winner of the 2010 Top 50 Water Companies Competition. This award distinguishes Ostara as a leading company in one of the greatest high-growth industries of the 21st Century. Ostara was selected by a panel of industry experts based on four criteria: technology, intellectual property and know-how, team and market potential.
“The Artemis Project’s Top 50 Water Companies Competition winners have excelled in key areas of the emerging advanced water technology sector,” said Laura Shenkar, Principal of The Artemis Project™. “We are excited to showcase these innovative companies and congratulate them for their achievements in creating solutions that will reinvent the water landscape.”
“Ostara is honoured to be chosen as one of The Artemis Project’s Top 50 Water Companies,” said Ostara’s President and CEO, F. Phillip Abrary. “I would also like to congratulate all the other companies chosen.”
The Artemis Project™ Top 50 winners are being honored today at the BlueTech Innovation Forum being held at The Renaissance Stanford Court Hotel in San Francisco www.bluetechforum.com. Please visit www.theartemisproject.com for a full list of the The Artemis Project™ 2010 Top 50 Water Companies Competition winners.
In 2009, Ostara was named one of the Top 100 Global CleanTech Companies by The Guardian, a London-based media group, and was named one of the top technologies of the world according to Global Water Intelligence.
About Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies, Inc.
Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc. is a Vancouver-based company developing and marketing proprietary technologies that recover nutrients from liquid wastewater and transform them into an environmentally-friendly slow-release fertilizer, called Crystal Green®.
Ostara’s water technology, named Pearl® Nutrient Recovery Process, reduces the amount of pollutants released into the environment while creating a beneficial fertilizer product. Ostara is backed by VantagePoint Venture Partners in the U.S. and Frog Capital in the U.K. For more information: visit www.ostara.com and www.crystalgreen.com.
About The Artemis Project™
Established in 2000, The Artemis Project™ is a boutique consulting practice that brings unique capabilities to 21st century water management. It combines an understanding of the most advanced water resource management solutions with an international network of developers, investors and users of advanced water technology.
As the leading authority on applying advanced water solutions to business operations, The Artemis Project™ specializes in developing holistic water management strategies for major corporations. The Artemis Project™ also supports product launches of advanced water technology into business operations worldwide. The Artemis Project™ actively participates in water industry events and supports environmental policy initiatives. More information is available at http://www.theartemisproject.com/.
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