FISE Award for Innovation 2017. Ideas that Illuminate. Category Successful Businesses
The investigation of the lightning phenomenon has gained great momentum in the country thanks to the work of the research group PAAS whose trajectory exceeds 40 years in the study of lightning, which gave rise in 2011 to the spin-off company Keraunos winner of the FISE´s innovation award 2017 in the Category of Successful Businesses, with the work "Total Lightning Information Service in Latin America, An Idea of Impact in the Electricity Sector".
The award recognizes the technical knowledge of the lightning phenomenon in the Colombian environment along with the technologies that Keraunos uses to support the different agents of the productive sector against the mitigation of the harmful effects of lightning.