SANTA ANA, CA--(Dec 2, 2015) - BioLargo, Inc. ($BLGO) -- BioLargo's subsidiary BioLargo Water, Inc. has been awarded the prestigious New Product Innovation Award for the Water Treatment Industry - North America by Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan has a global team of analysts and consultants continuously researching a wide range of markets and companies to identify those that consistently pursue or invest in new technologies, enabling them to serve their customers more effectively and grow at above-industry average. This involves extensive primary and secondary research across the entire value chain of specific products.
Based on its recent analysis of the industrial water and wastewater treatment technology market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes BioLargo Water, Inc. as the 2015 Technology Innovation leader in the North American water treatment market. BioLargo Water's AOS Filter is a "low-cost, high-impact, sustainable clean water technology capturing the attention of leaders in academia, governments, and the industry worldwide," states the Frost & Sullivan award. The AOS Filter utilizes BioLargo's (www.BioLargo.com) patented and proprietary technology to achieve high rates of disinfection to treat industrial and tertiary wastewater in multiple industries.
The comprehensive report that accompanied the award states: "With applications ranging from food and agriculture to ballast water treatment, the AOS Filter demonstrates industry-leading decontamination and disinfection capabilities and is well-poised for further scale-up and successful commercialization in the tertiary and advanced wastewater treatment market."
BioLargo CEO & President Dennis Calvert commented, "We are honored to have our technology recognized by a global research and consulting firm. Our AOS Filter can change wastewater management and usher in a new level of efficiency for industrial clients, and make clean water affordable around the globe."
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents Technology Innovation Awards to companies that have developed an innovative element in a product by leveraging leading-edge technologies. The awards recognize the value-added features/benefits of the products and technologies, and the increased ROI it offers customers, which increases customer acquisition and overall market penetration potential.
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.
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About BioLargo, Inc.
BioLargo, Inc. (BLGO) makes life better by delivering technology-based products that help solve some of the most widespread problems threatening the world's supply of water, food, agriculture, healthcare and energy. More information can be found about the company and its subsidiaries at www.BioLargo.com. Its subsidiary BioLargo Water, Inc. (www.BioLargoWater.com) showcases the Advanced Oxidation Systems, including its AOS Filter -- a product in development specifically designed to eliminate common, troublesome, and dangerous (toxic) contaminants in water in a fraction of the time and cost of current technologies. It is the winner of the Technology Star award by New Technology Magazine for its breakthrough innovation for the oil industry and is named the Technology Innovation Leader in the water treatment market by Frost & Sullivan. BioLargo also owns a 50% interest in the Isan System, which was honored with a "Top 50 Water Company for the 21st Century" award by the Artemis Project. The subsidiary Odor-No-More Inc., features award-winning products serving the pet, equine, and consumer markets, including the Nature's Best Solution® and Deodorall® brands (www.OdorNoMore.com). The subsidiary Clyra Medical Technologies, Inc. (www.ClyraMedical.com) focuses on advanced wound care management and is preparing to make FDA 510(k) applications in 2016.
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