Brødrene Aa wins JEC World Innovation Award

"Vision of the Fjords" on Nærøyfjorden (Picture: Sverre Hjørnevik)

"Vision of the Fjords" on Nærøyfjorden (Picture: Sverre Hjørnevik)

It is pleasure to announce that our hybrid-electric sightseing vessel, Vision of the Fjords, has won the prestigous JEC World Innovation Award 2017 in the category "better living". The prize is awarded Brødrene Aa together with co-winners Diab (Norway), Saertex GmbH & Co KG (Germany) and Reichhold (Norway).  

With a network of 250,000 professionals, JEC Group is the largest composite organization in the world. The JEC World Innovation Award rewards the best composite breakthroughs in 13 different categories based on their technical interest, market potential, partnerships, financial & environmental impact and originality. The price ceremony will be held in Paris on the 15th of March.

This is the second time Brødrene Aa wins the JEC World Innovation Award. Back in 2005, Brødrene Aa won the prize together with Devold AMT (now part of Saertex group) for the development of vacuum infused carbon fiber ferries. 

Read more about the JEC World Innovation Award 2017 at JEC website here.