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Awards and recognition for our team

Koepala at EUSIC

July 15, 2019

An overview of the EUSIC event through the eyes of Koepala. European Social Innovation Competition shows collaboration and a concentrated commitment from across the ecosystem to do something about the plastic crisis. We'd love to show how our product could bring sustainable impacts to food packaging industry.

Koepala named as winning proposal in Helsinki Innovation Competition

March 20, 2019

Koepala win pilot opportunity in Kalasatama.

Koepala named in Nordic Cleantech Open Top 25

February 20, 2019

Koepala named among the NCO Top 25 for 2019

Koepala win Kemira Industryhack event.

December 11, 2018

Koepala are happy and honoured to have won the Kemira Industryhack event.

Koepala named in EIT's Food Accelerator network

October 4, 2018

Koepala is proud to be included as EIT Food introduces the 41 high-impact agri-food start-ups

Aterimo up for Product Innovation Award

September 4, 2018

Koepala are very pleased to announce that our Aterimo solution is a finalist in the Product Innovation category at this years Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo

Koepala CEO to speak at Takeaway Innovation Expo

August 28, 2018

We are very proud to say that our CEO and Co-Founder, Janne, will be a key note speaker at RTIE 2018. Janne will be delivering a talk on 'Takeaway packaging design and innovation beyond disposable cups and plates.' The talk will be at 12:30pm on Tuesday 25th September and promises to be a very informative talk about the need for packaging to innovate.

Koepala CEO Talks to Good News from Finland

August 21, 2018

Janne Asikainen spoke to the team from 'Good News from Finland' about Koepala Aterimo and the exciting next steps for the company. Janne articulates the direction that Koepala is heading in and explains that the product is designed with functionality, efficiency and enjoyment in mind. By meeting the environmental challenges, reducing waste and enhancing the eating experience for the consumer Koepala Aterimo really showcases the future of Finnovation.

Koepala named in the Top 100 Finest Growth Companies in Finland.

August 17, 2018

Koepala has been named among the 'Top 100 finest growth companies in Finland’ as part of Kasvu Open's circular economy Growth Pole. Koepala competed against 25 growth-run companies that were screened for two days of sparring by 48 applicants. The jury were looking for growth desire, market potential, ability to scale-up, and how the activity links with circular economy. We are delighted that the jury saw the current position of Koepala, and the future ambition we have here.

Koepala has been selected for MassChallenge EIT Food Accelerator Network programme

June 25, 2018

Koepala will join a 4-months intensive acceleration programme in Munich Germany with 40 other high-impact startups from 13 different countries.The finalists for MassChallenge EIT Food Accelerator Network programme were selected from more than 1,000 applicants from around the world. As part of the accelerator programme, the selected high-impact startups are able to engage with industry experts, corporates and investors, while receiving world-class mentoring, tailored programming, free co-working space and numerous key networking opportunities. At the end of the programme, the best startups from all locations will be awarded €180,000 in equity-free cash prizes.

Koepala wins Vivatech Challenge - Food and Catering Solutions for Employees

May 30, 2018

Koepala won international Vivatech Challenge - Food and Catering Solutions for Employees! The challenge was organized by Sodexo, and there were over 300 companies from 27 different countries who took part in the challenge. Koepala received the award at Vivatechnology 2018 fair in Paris 25.5.2018.

Koepala is the winner of Packbridge Challenge!

September 28, 2017

We have fantastic news! Koepala is the winner of the Packbridge Challenge 2017! Over 40 companies from 13 different countries took part in the Packbridge Challenge. The winner was announced 19.9.2017 at Top Packaging Summit in Malmö Sweden. The jury justified their choice by making the following statement: “A clever innovative solution that contributes to, and solves daily issues in a convenient way. The simplicity and sustainability of this innovative solution is probably more scalable than the inventors thought about.” Koepala was awarded with a check of 50 000 SEK at Top Packaging Summit by Packbridge. We are proud and honoured by this recognition! Thank you!

Packbridge Challenge finals at Top Packaging Summit in Malmö Sweden

September 13, 2017

We are a finalist at the Packbridge Challenge! The Packbridge Challenge is a competition for companies which are entrepreneurially led and have a unique technology / business idea and are able to be applied in the packaging value chain. The final is organized 19.-20.9.2017 in Top Packaging summit in Malmö Sweden. Koepala will be joining the final with nine other finalists. Read more here: http://www.toppackagingsummit.com/

Koepala As The Columbus Trophy Finalist

July 20, 2017

Koepala is nominated as one of the finalists for the Columbus Trophy! “Columbus Trophy is an award, granted to a successful young entrepreneur who is active as supplier to the hospitality industry, or who has created an innovative hospitality concept. Opposed to the various hospitality innovation awards that are known throughout Europe, the Columbus Trophy does not focus solely on the product or service, but focuses on the entrepreneur behind it.” The winner will be announced at the BBB hospitality fair 9.-11.10.2017 in Maastricht. Come and meet us there!

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