Cleantech Invest has today signed a shareholder agreement with Sofi Filtration (www.sofi-filtration.fi), which is a Finnish company specialized in industrial water filtration. The technology of Sofi Filtration can be widely used especially in metallurgical industries, mining and minerals processing as well as in power plants. As an investment and development company, Cleantech Invest is focusing on clean technologies that create energy- and material saving opportunities for the industry. Therefore, Sofi Filtration is an excellent fit to Cleantech Invest's portfolio.
"We are an active owner. In addition to capital, we bring our portfolio companies international cleantech business know-how and networks that have been built over a decade. Our objective is to develop our portfolio companies to become leading international players in their fields of businesses. When investing, we make long-term commitments and according to our strategy we develop our investments actively," explains Tarja Teppo, Partner at Cleantech Investment.
"Cleantech Invest's capital investment in Sofi Filtration is a strong signal that our innovation is significant and it has a role in the field of cleantech. With the accumulated capital we can now meet the growing demand of our products in the market," says Ville Hakala, Marketing and Sales Director of Sofi Filtration.
Sofi Filtration's innovation is a revolutionary solution to treat large streams of process and wastewaters. New type of automatic cleaning technology enables economical treatment of process waters where microfiltration was not a viable option before. Sofi Filtration's technology has patents pending and it is based on an innovative feed mechanism that enables high cross-flow velocities at the surface of the filter element.
Tarja Teppo, Partner, Cleantech Invest Oy
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Cleantech Invest in brief
Cleantech Invest Oy is an investment and development company focusing on clean technology or more precisely energy- and material efficiency. The operating model of the company is to raise capital from private investors and invest in the sector's most promising high growth companies in Finland and the Nordic countries. Cleantech Invest is also a Vigo-accelerator, appointed by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.