The five finalists of this year’s Big Innovation Pitch have been announced by Ecobuild and Marks & Spencer.
There will be a battle for the top spot at Ecobuild 2017, 7-9 March ExCel London, for the latest retail engineering innovations, ranging from heating and cooling systems to stimulation software.
The finalists will enjoy significant visibility to the Ecobuild audiences as they duel it out on the main Arena stage before the winner is selected. The company that is triumphant will then have the opportunity to become an M&S supplier.
The five finalists include:
Brand Director at Ecobuild, Martin Hurn explained that Ecobuild 2017 is focusing on redefining what sustainability means to every stage of the supply chain so identifying the latest innovative solutions in a variation of areas is a key part of that.
Providing the industry with a platform to pitch innovative building products and engineering solutions, Ecobuild’s Big Innovation Pitch is in its third year. M&S’s plan A sustainability strategy to source responsibly, reduce waste and help communities, is supported by the initiative.
Imogen Cust is joined on stage by Chris Vallis, John Field, Rick Holland and Julie Hirigoyen, Cathy Newman will chair the session as TV broadcaster.
Innovative companies such as Waterblade and Endotherm have taken the top spot in previous years and as a consequence, Endotherm has been trialled across 25 M&S stores and Waterblade trials are about to start.
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