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DESSO named one of ten emerging technology companies to watch in 2013

10 January 2013

Desso, the European carpet and sports pitch manufacturer was named as one of the top 10 emerging companies to watch in 2013 in a list compiled by Lux Research, a company that specialises in proving intelligence on emerging technology companies.

Lux Research was looking for companies that were delivering innovative new products and services that met pressing social and economic needs such as health and wellness and the materials revolution. They profiled 1380 companies in 15 emerging technology domains and listed Desso among the 10 most 'compelling' profiles in 2012 and the 10 emerging technology companies to watch in 2013.

On Desso, Lux Research stated: "This developer of carpet for residential, office and hospitality sectors and artificial grass for sports stadiums uses 'Cradle to Cradle' principles, making its products biodegradable and recyclable, while offering functionality like [the] capture and retention of allergens and enhanced sound insulation."

"We are delighted to be profiled in this list. We are listed alongside some very exciting emerging technology companies and are proud that our commitment to Cradle to Cradle® principles and health and wellbeing, backed up by our people's innovativeness puts us in the same category."

Alexander Collot d'Escury (CEO Desso Group)

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