The World Economic Forum recognized GreenPeak Technologies as one of the Technology Pioneers for 2009. GreenPeak is a fabless semiconductor company offering ultra-low-power wireless and battery-free data communication technology for sense and control applications that can be powered by the use of energy harvesting from the environment.
The World Economic Forum selected 34 visionary companies as Technology Pioneers 2009 for their accomplishments as innovators of the highest caliber, and whose technologies will have a deep impact on business and society. The selection of these companies is the result of a selection process, for which the Forum received more than 320 applications from around the world that were evaluated by 44 global technology experts. Technology Pioneers are companies that have been identified as developing and applying highly transformational and innovative technologies in the areas of energy, biotechnology and health, and information technology. To be selected as a Technology Pioneer, a company must be involved in the development of life-changing technology innovation and have the potential for long-term impact on business and society. In addition, it must demonstrate visionary leadership, show all the signs of being a long-standing market leader and its technology must be proven.