Electriq Awarded as Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum
Israel / June 21st, 2023
Israel-based company Electriq has been awarded the prestigious "Technology Pioneers" award from the World Economic Forum for their groundbreaking hydrogen storage technology, Electriq Powder. This proprietary energy-rich powder is revolutionizing hydrogen storage, transportation, and delivery for hydrogen last-mile distribution.
The World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneers program recognizes startups and early-stage companies from around the globe that utilize emerging technologies and innovations poised to have a profound impact on business and society. Technology Pioneers are selected based on specific criteria, including innovation, impact, leadership, and relevance to the World Economic Forum's Platforms. Electriq CEO Baruch Halpert will be invited to participate in World Economic Forum activities, events, and discussions throughout the year as a Technology Pioneer. Additionally, Electriq will collaborate with global leaders on Forum initiatives over the next two years to address key industry and societal concerns.
"We are honored to receive the Technology Pioneers award from the World Economic Forum for our innovative hydrogen storage technology, Electriq Powder. At Electriq, our mission is to develop technologies that promote sustainability and provide a cleaner future for all. With Electriq Powder, we make hydrogen energy more accessible and distributed like everyday
products. This will have a significant impact on reducing carbon emissions by making hydrogen accessible to millions of people who currently rely on fossil-based fuels, creating a more sustainable energy system" said Baruch Halpert, Chairman & CEO of Electriq.
“Electriq's recognition by the World Economic Forum highlights the importance of their work in advancing clean energy technology. The company's commitment to sustainability and innovation is commendable, and their groundbreaking technology has the potential to revolutionize energy production and distribution.” World Economic Forum
Electriq, an Israel-based company, is at the forefront of the next generation of hydrogen solid carriers: powdered hydrogen. The proprietary energy-rich Electriq Powder redefines hydrogen storage, transportation, and last-mile delivery in ambient and non-pressurized conditions.
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About Technology Pioneers
The World Economic Forum believes that innovation is critical to society's future well-being and economic growth. Founded in 2000, Technology Pioneers is a global community of early- to growth-stage companies designing, developing, and deploying innovative technologies and solutions with the potential for a major impact on society and business. Technology Pioneers have the opportunity to engage with public and private sector leaders at the World Economic Forum and contribute to overcoming current challenges while building resilience for the future.
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