Lyras in the top 25

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world’s biggest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Lyras is proud to be among the top 25 companies running to win up to € 500,000, out of 845 applications this year.

Nominated for EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2018

In June 2018, Lyras received a nomination for EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2018, within the Start-up category in Denmark. EY Entrepreneur of The Year is one of the world’s most acknowledged start-up competitions, and the prize is a tribute to the businesses, who generate workplaces by bringing new innovative solutions to market. The final announcement is later this year.

New interns

In May 2018, Lyras received many applications for internships in our marketing and finance departments. After a thorough examination of the applicants, we are pleased to welcome four new interns starting from August. 

Collaboration with Aalborg University

In February 2018, Lyras initiated collaborations with 31 students from 11 study groups attending different fields of studies at Aalborg University and University College of Northern Denmark. Furthermore, Lyras have ongoing research projects with Aalborg University.

Lyras wins innovation competition

In November 2017 Lyras participated in Agro Business Park’s Innovation Competition in Aarhus.  36 businesses had signed up to the competition sponsored by CAPNOVA, and Lyras won a shared 1stprize.

Green Tech Challenge

In October 2017, Lyras was one of 12 green companies selected to participate in the Green Tech Challenge, which is a Danish accelerator facilitating a four-day long growth program, including training, mentoring, and pitching in front of industry executives. Lyras won 1stprize among the other strong business cases.

Winning 1st prize in Aalborg's sustainability competition

In September 2017, Lyras competed in “Løvens Grønne Hule”, that focuses on sustainability and green business innovation – We were proud to receive the 1stprize among a strong field of sustainable business ideas.

Finalist in European Venture Contest

In August 2017, Lyras competed in the European Venture Contest, and out of 1000+ start-ups applications, were among the 100 best ideas, and went to the finals.

Two 1st prizes in one month

In June 2017 Lyras competed in Venture Cup’s national start-up competition and won the 1stprize within the Greentech category.

Venture Cup is a world-leading start-up organization for university students based in Denmark, and the organization’s mission is to identify and develop the talents and technology of tomorrow.

In the same month Lyras also received 1stprize at the Danish Climate Launchpad, which is a competition for green business ideas.