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100 Open Startups Brasil 2018 ranks startup incubated by UFRGS as the most attractive initiative in the Energy category

Prosumir, a company associated to the Hestia Technological Incubator, develops turbines that improve energetical use
100 Open Startups Brasil 2018 ranks startup incubated by UFRGS as the most attractive initiative in the Energy category

The Pressure Reducing Turbine (PRT) converts thermal energy that would be dissipated in pipe lines of huge electric power plants - Prosumir/Promotion

For the third consecutive time, the Ranking 100 Open Startups Brazil 2018 recognized Prosumir as the most promising company in the Energy category to be in the market. Incubated by Hestia Technological Incubator, the startup was ranked number 7 in the overall position.

The ranking is a result of an annual process that involves an evaluation made by market specialists, such as investors and professionals from startup accelerators and big companies. The process includes both online and on-site phases, and assesses the interest big companies show in the projects, the negotiations in progress and the partnerships that have been sealed. In this edition, there were over 4 thousand startup applications.

Prosumir integrates the energy efficiency market and offers solutions for energy generation, cogeneration and energy efficiency by developing innovative machines. Among their main products, there are turbines that convert part of the thermal energy that would be dissipated from the pipe lines of huge energy plants in electric power.

Translated by Clara de Oliveira Souza, under the supervision and translation revision of Professor Elizamari R. Becker (PhD) – IL/UFRGS

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