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Kris McNeil of Solace Power Wins EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017 Atlantic Category for Technology and Communications

 
Photo of EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2107 Atlantic Award for the Technology and Communications category winner, Kris McNeil

Photo of EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2107 Atlantic Award for the Technology and Communications category winner, Kris McNeil

MOUNT PEARL, NL, October 25, 2017 – Solace Power is pleased to announce that its Founder, Kris McNeil, won the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year™ 2017 Atlantic Award for the Technology and Communications category. The award winners were announced at the awards gala in Moncton on October 5, 2017.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses.

“I am thrilled with this award and share it with the amazing team at Solace who have a collective vision for pushing the limits of wireless power,” said Kris McNeil, Founder of Solace Power. “I would like to thank the judging panel and acknowledge the other category award winners and the innovative work they’re doing which is shining a spotlight on business in Atlantic Canada,” he added.

“I’d like to congratulate all of the finalists and winners from this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Atlantic program. An unparalleled degree of talent and entrepreneurial spirit is represented across the board,” says Gina Kinsman, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Atlantic Program Director. “Thank you to all the companies who participated and we wish you nothing but success as you transform your businesses in the years to come.”

The complete list of winners from the Atlantic categories can be found at: http://www.ey.com/ca/en/newsroom/news-releases/2017-joseph-randell-of-chorus-aviation-inc-named-ey-entrepreneur-of-the-year-2017-atlantic

About Solace Power

Solace Power is a wireless power research and development company that licenses its patented RC² technology for the UAV, aerospace and defense, business/office systems, medical devices and automotive markets. RC² uses electric fields, which enable a high degree of spatial freedom with flexible and conformal end product design. RC² has won numerous awards, including the Sikorsky Entrepreneurial Challenge and the ACADA Innovation Leader Award. www.solace.ca or twitter.com/solacepower


Media Contacts:

Libby Carew

Solace Power Inc.

libby.carew@solace.ca    (709) 725-7627