ONEX and the Group’s nanotechnology company Glonatech awarded the students of I.M. Panagiotopoulos School for winning the first place in the European film contest for students about nanotechnology. The event took place on February 22nd, 2016 at of ONEX Group headquarters in Greece.
ONEX Vice President and General Manager of Glonatech Mr John Paschalidis offered an honorary plaque to the School’s Deputy Director stating that: “It is a great pleasure to award and support Greek students who excel abroad and win distinctions and awards for our country in international competitions. Thank you for your cooperation and wish you all the best in the future”.
Mrs Makrigianni Statement
Mrs Makrigianni, Deputy Director of I.M. Panagiotopoulos School, was really grateful for the honor and cooperation and stressed: “We feel great satisfaction and pleasure that a company like Glonatech accepted our invitation to work with us and award both our students and us for this effort”. After that, the students who participated in the production of the film which won the first prize in the European contest received their awards as well.
The President & CEO of ONEX Group Mr Panos Xenokostas send his message from New York, welcoming the efforts of the students community and congratulated the team of I.M. Panagiotopoulos School for this distinction.
The IT Manager of I.M. Panagiotopoulos School, press reporters, ONEX Top Management and Glonatech’s scientists who participated in the video also attended the event.
Glonatech’s activities in nanotechnology and advanced materials and its recent global success to win a place among the top 5 “clean” technologies in the world with innovative product for oil spills cleaning attracted the interest of the students, who decided to participate in the European school contest by creating a video for Glonatech. The excellent cooperation between the students and the company’s research team gave the first place in the Greek participation.