Greenrail wins SME Phase II of the European project Horizon 2020
Milan, October 13, 2016 - Greenrail, startup in incubation at PoliHub, wins SME Phase II of the European project Horizon 2020. Greenrail has designed an innovative composite railway sleeper, patented in 122 countries. It combines the advantages of concrete sleepers with the ones of composite sleepers. The SME Instrument has a duration of 24 months and helps high-potential SMEs to develop groundbreaking innovative ideas for products, services or processes ready to face global market competition. Greenrail has been selected among 1,200 projects, competing with 65 European small businesses. Greenrail is supported by a strong partnership with Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, Politecnico di Milano with five Departments, CNR Pisa, IdeaPlast Srl, Ecopneus, Fondazione Sviluppo Sostenibile.