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Friday October 2nd 2015, the innovative startup company LIQAL was elected winner of the Breda Startup Award edition 2015. The jury praised the ambition, the distinctive strength and potential of the young company. LIQAL develops innovative solutions and systems for LNG stations. LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) is an emerging fuel used in shipping and road transport. The first stations are now being built. The company is said to become a serious player in the LNG industry.

Jury

The jury consisted of Breda's top entrepreneurs Joris Toonders (Yonego), Janneke Niessen (Improve Digital) and Jeroen van Glabbeek (CM Payments). After face to face meetings and a 2-minute pitch for the audience the ultimate winner was selected. They were impressed by the level of all finalists and the potential they bring for the Breda economy. Earlier, the five finalists for the Breda startup award were chosen by a selection committee consisting of Cees Meeuwis, Aad Ouborg, Jochem de Graaf and Breda city mayor Paul Depla. LIQAL, Route42, Ceres Legal, Sesame Solutions and LED Driven were selected from 15 nominees on the basis of distinctive character, vision, ambition and market potential.

About the Breda Startup Award

The election is an initiative of Starterslift, Business Coach Breda and the town Breda. Together, they search for the Breda startup of the year. The election was held during the Business Coach Breda event ‘Business is top sport - the road to success " in the stadium of NAC.