We are pleased to announce, that we won the prize at the prestigious “European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2016” contest.

A bunch of winners in four categories, had a population of top 12 companies listed on European stock exchanges. Even the nomination was a great honor for VIGO Photonics and winning award in the category “Rising Star” proved, that VIGO Photonics is one of the most innovative companies in Europe.

– I congratulate VIGO Photonics on the prestigious award in the European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2016. The nomination of VIGO Photonics to the Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2016 demonstrates the great potential of the Polish high-tech industry. We are proud that VIGO Photonics, a company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, is one of the most innovative companies in Europe on the forefront of innovation and advanced technology. The success of VIGO Photonics demonstrates that the Warsaw Stock Exchange is where research and business meet in a perfect synergy,” said Professor Małgorzata Zaleska, President of the Management Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

The winners were chosen by independent jury which was selected by the European Commission, composed of representatives from academia, the capital market business, asset management companies and financial media. The competition “European Small and Mid-Cap Awards”, established by the FESE and European Issuers, promotes the most dynamically developing companies with equity markets across the continent.

– We are proud of the award won by VIGO Photonics, which confirms that we have opted for the right growth strategy. The IPO opened a new chapter in our growth, created new opportunities and triggered far-reaching organisational change in the company. We wish to thank the shareholders, financial investors, and business partners including the Warsaw Stock Exchange, for their trust and support. We are determined to continue dynamic development and to serve as a model of effective transmission of Polish research results into business success, which is how we can best reciprocate the trust we have enjoyed,” said Dr Adam Piotrowski, CEO of VIGO Photonics.