JA Europe Company of the Year

1st Place

With Microwonders, Microgreens grow little miracles in old PC towers! They bring the trendiest superfoods from fine dining restaurants to people’s space by creating a fully-automated climatic chamber for growing microgreens

2nd Place

Drinkhalm is the new way to pack drinks, space-saving and plastic-free. A paper straw filled with drinking powder, wrapped up in a packaging that can be used as a straw too. All consumers need is water to create a fizzy, refreshing drink in 7 fruity flavours. From 0 to 100% of taste in just 1.8 seconds!

3rd Place

Carducation is a card game for players to save the planet, despite hurdles, financial constraints and natural disasters.


Chair Judge

Karl J. Paadam

Managing Partner
PwC Legal Central and Eastern Europe

Jury Members

Peter Daly

Vice President

Hannes Hunschofsky

Managing Director
EIT Manufacturing East GmbH

Andrei Vandy

Founder & CEO

Eleni Theodorou

Director Strategy and Philanthropic Relations
We Share Forward

Evrim Bayam Pakis

VP – People and Corporate Development
Orhan Holding

Andrej Solinc

CEED Slovenia

Anette Høgh Sonnichsen

Innovation Officer
The Innovation Fund Denmark

Konstantinos Tsouris

Vice President

Rudy Mazzalovo

Managing Director, Europe, Transformation Partnerships

Nina Ferencic

Senior Regional Adviser
UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia