The winner of the category society is part of the Malizia sailing campaign by the deep-sea sailing professionals Boris Hermann and Pierre Casiraghi. During deep-sea regattas the team will collect data on the condition of the oceans and evaluate it in co-operation with the Max Planck Institute for Metrology in Hamburg and IFM Geomar in Kiel.
The winner of the category industry: Taking balls of seagrass from the Mediterranean Sea, Prof. Richard Meier has developed a modern and environmentally friendly insulating material which is by no means inferior to any traditional industrial product. The insulator is certified by the Blue Angel environmental label and can be re-used.
The winner of the category science organizes the ultimate yacht race, encompassing 12 stopovers in iconic locations. This global sporting event is combined with cutting-edge scientific research, through a Science Programme, to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the oceans and the global solutions to it.
As the only community foundation for the ocean, The Ocean Foundation’s mission is to support those organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world. We focus our collective expertise on emerging threats in order to generate cutting edge solutions and better strategies for implementation.
Since 2007 Fairtransport's mission has been to raise awareness of climate-friendly transportation and to minimize our communal carbon footprint. With our engineless sailing fleet, Tres Hombres and Nordlys, we trade organic and traditionally crafted goods, and ship sustainable cargo overseas by wind power alone.
GREENBOATS is specialized in the development and manufacturing of lightweight sandwich structures made from natural and/ or recycled raw materials. Their vision si that one day products will consist of 100% renewable and / or recycled materials WITHOUT sacrificing performance or durability.