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ZeroAvia Named on the 2023 Global Cleantech 100 List of Exceptional Innovators with the Determination and Technologies to Race to Net-Zero
January 12, 2023

Hollister, CA & Kemble, UK, January 12, 2023—ZeroAvia, the leader in developing zero-emission solutions for commercial aviation, has been named on Cleantech Group’s 2023 Global Cleantech 100. The Global Cleantech 100 is an annual list of the most innovative and promising companies that will take us from commitments to actions in our efforts to reach net zero. The Global Cleantech 100 companies are delivering sustainable solutions in these six sectors: Agriculture & Food, Enabling Technologies, Energy & Power, Materials & Chemicals, Resources & Environment, and Transportation & Logistics.

Val Miftakhov, CEO and founder of ZeroAvia, said:

“It's an honor to be named one of the top 100 Cleantech Exceptional Innovators for the second year in a row. Tackling aviation’s full climate change impact is critical if we want to meet broader goals and protect our planet for future generations. The economic, social and cultural benefits of aviation, which are immense, can be preserved if we can transition to truly clean flight.”


The total number of nominations from the public, Cleantech Group’s expert panel, i3 research portal, awards, and Cleantech Group staff totaled 15,753 from over 93 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 330 companies that were reviewed by the 81 members of an expert panel. The Global Cleantech 100 Expert Panel is made up of leading investors, and corporate and industrial executives who are active in technology and innovation scouting.

The Global Cleantech 100 program has been running since 2009. This highly anticipated annual report brings you the complete list of companies with the most promising ideas in cleantech—the ones best positioned to help us build a more digitized, de-carbonized and resource-efficient industrial future. Download the Global Cleantech 100 complimentary report.

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Richard Youngman, CEO Cleantech Group, said:

“This Global Cleantech 100 edition is remarkable for the number of businesses in it who represent solutions for some of the hardest of decarbonization challenges and those who are working on some of the critical materials issues coming our way, real soon. We salute not only these 100 companies, but all the thousands beyond, who are fighting the good fight.”

These featured companies will be recognized at the upcoming Cleantech Forum North America on January 23–25 in Palm Springs, CA. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with many of the companies on the list, along with many other rising stars.

About ZeroAvia:

ZeroAvia is a leader in zero-emission aviation, focused on hydrogen-electric propulsion solutions to address a variety of markets, initially targeting a 300-mile range in 9–19 seat aircraft by 2025, and up to 700-mile range in 40–80 seat aircraft by 2027. Based in the UK and USA, ZeroAvia has already secured experimental certificates for its two-prototype aircraft from the CAA and FAA, passed significant flight test milestones, secured a number of key partnerships with major aircraft OEMs and major global airlines, and is on track for commercial operations in 2025. For more, please visit, follow @ZeroAvia on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

About Cleantech Group:

Cleantech® Group provides research, consulting and events to catalyze opportunities for sustainable growth powered by innovation. At every stage from initial strategy to final deals, we bring corporate change makers, investors, governments and stakeholders from across the ecosystem the access and customized support they need to thrive in a more digitized, de-carbonized and resource-efficient future.

Media Contact:

ZeroAvia Press Team

Cleantech Group

Carole Jacques
Director of Marketing
+1 347 225 6542

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