Spinnova’s collaboration and prototype backpack product with Bergans of Norway won the ISPO Sustainability Achievement Award for 2020, in the ISPO Munich in January 2020. ISPO is the world’s largest sports business network and provider of big industry events around the world. The ISPO Award Jury is independent, so its seal of quality serves consumers as an orientation aid in a multi-layered market.
In January 2020, Spinnova’s collaborative textile concept with Bergans also won the sustainability award by the Scandinavian Outdoor Award jury. This award too is recognized in the industry and outdoor retail, and its independent jury is composed of some of the most prestigious outdoor journalists in Europe. Read more!
Spinnova’s innovation was chosen as a World Changing Idea by The Fast Company in 2018. See more!
Spinnova’s innovator and co-founder Juha Salmela was chosen as the European Chief Technology Officer of 2018 by EIRMA (European Industrial Research Management Association) and innovation consulting company Spinverse. See more!
In 2017, Spinnova was awarded as the most promising wood-based innovation of the year in Finland by the Uusi Puu (“new wood”) initiative. Lue lisää! (News in Finnish only)
Spinnova’s business idea was chosen a winner of the European Venture Summit in 2016.