Controlant has been named winner of the 2020 Icelandic Innovation Award, at Iceland’s Annual Innovation Congress during November 2020. The award recognizes pioneering Icelandic companies that have developed clear visionary and transformative ideas. It emphasizes relationship between research, innovation, and knowledge.
“Innovation has become a major theme for Icelandic organizations across virtually all industries. This year’s recipient is a testament to the creativity, passion, and perseverance of high-performing teams,” said Karl Guðmundsson, Chairman of the Jury, Director of Trade and Invest at Promote Iceland.
Gisli Herjolfsson, Co-Founder and CEO of Controlant remarked about team’s hard work in making Controlant’s solutions indispensable to our customers and to the supply chain industry. He added, our growth journey exemplifies the importance of increasing visibility and safety throughout the pharmaceutical and food supply chain, to deliver critical vaccines, medicines, and food products that have a material impact on people’s lives and reduce environmental waste.”
The Icelandic Innovation Award is presented annually by Rannís, the Icelandic Center of Research, Promote Iceland, The Innovation Center of Iceland, and the New Venture Business Fund. Controlant’s Cold Chain as a Service solution provides proactive farm-to-fork supply chain visibility.