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Orbit Fab awarded as 2023 Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

  • The World Economic Forum announces selection of the 100 most promising Technology Pioneers, companies that are tackling such issues as sustainability, climate change and healthcare.

  • Orbit Fab, the leading developer of in-space refuelling systems that will enable a sustainable and bustling space economy, is among the winners

  • This year’s cohort includes representation from 31 economies on six continents.

  • The full list of Technology Pioneers can be viewed here.

Orbit Fab was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. The in-space refuelling depots and shuttles will make extended space missions and the bustling space economy possible and sustainable.

The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early-stage companies that are at the forefront of new technologies and innovation and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.

“We’re excited to welcome Orbit Fab to our 2023 cohort of Technology Pioneers,” said Verena Kuhn, Head of Innovator Communities at the World Economic Forum. “Orbit Fab and its fellow pioneers are at the forefront of innovation and disruption needed to help us solve the world's most pressing issues. We look forward to their contribution to the Forum's content work that brings together public and private sector to tackle these global issues."

As a Technology Pioneer, Orbit Fab CEO Daniel Faber has been invited to engage with the World Economic Forum, working with global leaders to help address key industry and societal issues. Technology Pioneers will also be invited to join Forum events and discussions throughout the year, bringing together leading stakeholders from the public and private sector.

“Orbit Fab is thrilled to be acknowledged as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum,” said Daniel Faber, Orbit Fab CEO. “We are looking forward to collaborating with other technology innovators and sharing ideas with global leaders with the goal of enhancing life on Earth and beyond through our breakthrough work in space.”

This year’s Technology Pioneer cohort includes startups from 31 economies, with a third led by a woman chief executive. China has the second highest representation with 12 Technology Pioneers, behind US with 29 companies.

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