Awards: 2009

AlwaysOn Going Green Top 100

November 2009

LanzaTech has made this year's AlwaysOn GoingGreen 100 Top Private Companies List in the Biotech & Agriculture category.LanzaTech has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Top 100 Winners.  Inclusion in the GoingGreen 100 signifies major developments in the creation of new business opportunities in the green technology industries. LanzaTech was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

 “The GoingGreen Top 100 winners have excelled in key strategic areas in the global clean energy technology markets,” said Tony Perkins, founder and CEO of AlwaysOn.  “We congratulate them for their success in introducing new tools, services, and systems that are driving the next phase of greentech innovation and transforming the biggest industries on earth.”

The GoingGreen 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders.  The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2009 list.


Sustainable Business Network Awards
LanzaTech earns Sustainable Business Network Awards

November 2009

LanzaTech followed the win from the Regional Awards in September to take the National Award from the Sustainable Business Network in Sustainable Design and Innovation. Sean was on hand to receive the award in Auckland.

The Sustainable Business Network represents more than 700 organisations in NZ that recognise the importance of using resources efficiently and reducing waste in their day to day practises. 


NZ's LanzaTech wins Asia Pacific Green Tech Award
LanzaTech wins Pacific Green Tech Award

August 2009 

NZ ethanol production technology LanzaTech developer has won one of Asia Pacific’s most prestigious green technology awards. 

LanzaTech, which has proven it can produce low cost ethanol from waste gases and biomass, has collected the “Green Technology Innovator of the Year” award at the annual Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific Industrial Technologies Awards in Singapore.

LanzaTech cofounder Dr Sean Simpson found himself on the stage alongside heavyweights of Asia Pacific, like Hyundai Heavy Industries, NGK Insulators and APC by Schneider Electric, which were also category winners in the same “Energy and Power Systems” segment of the awards.

The Frost and Sullivan awards identify and credit best practices in industry segments and are awarded by the global consultancy. The awards are considered a measure not only of the current market, but also of emerging technology trends in chemicals, materials and foods, measurement and instrumentation, industrial process control, environment and building technologies and electronics and security as well as energy and power systems.