HeatVentors has made it into the top eight at the FTRNW Awards in Bratislava due to the company’s phase-change heat storage solution, capable of achieving up to 20-40% energy savings for both industrial users and family homes. The company, headed up by Rita Andrássyné Farkas and Zoltán Andrássy, now has a chance at the first-place prize of EUR 20,000 along with a massive boost in worldwide recognition.
HeatVentors website states that its mission is “to find [an] efficient and environmental friendly solution for the arisen problems with thermal energy storage.” The group boasts seven years of experience in thermal energy storage and started out as a university research project focusing on thermodynamics and Phase Change Materials.
HeatVentor was founded in 2017 and is a member of HubHub Budapest. In September it won HubHub’s FTRNW domestic regional round. Another Hungarian startup also made it into the top 25: EVA, a developer of smart glasses.
The FTRNW Awards is one of Central Europe’s biggest startup competitions and a part of the FTRNW Conference. This year the event is highlighting Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Data-Driven Business, and Technology Innovation in Health.