Desso, the European carpet and sports pitch manufacturer
was named as one of the top 10 emerging companies to watch in 2013
in a list compiled by Lux Research, a company that specialises in
proving intelligence on emerging technology companies.
Lux Research was looking for companies that were delivering innovative new products and services that met pressing social and economic needs such as health and wellness and the materials revolution. They profiled 1380 companies in 15 emerging technology domains and listed Desso among the 10 most 'compelling' profiles in 2012 and the 10 emerging technology companies to watch in 2013.
On Desso, Lux Research stated: "This developer of carpet for residential, office and hospitality sectors and artificial grass for sports stadiums uses 'Cradle to Cradle' principles, making its products biodegradable and recyclable, while offering functionality like [the] capture and retention of allergens and enhanced sound insulation."