Antaco was named Regional Winner of the North East Shell Springboard Awards in Newcastle. Run by Shell, the high profile competition aims to find the next big idea in low carbon enterprise and innovation by small and medium enterprises. Antaco UK Ltd successfully saw off 120+ companies to secure a place at the regional heat of this year’s competition, impressing judges with their low carbon innovations and taking away a £40,000 cash prize. Founder and CEO of Antaco UK, Dr Dominik Peus, said: “We are thrilled to have received the Shell Springboard awards, as it allows us to unlock further funding, and raise awareness of our low cost and robust process for generating biocoal. We are looking forward to competing in the national final in London.”