InnoEnergy, Europe’s largest sustainable energy innovation engine, is hosting the 6th edition of The Business Booster (TBB), Europe’s catalyst for clean energy innovations, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 17-18, according to a press release from InnoEnergy.
Serbian startups, companies, investors and state institutions are invited to apply to take part in this year’s The Business Booster, themed “The Future is Now,” which will gather more than 700 attendees from over 30 countries, with 150 cutting-edge sustainable energy innovations to be showcased at the accompanying exhibition, according to InnoEnergy’s press release.
“The Business Booster is the only event that brings together the most innovative startups from all over Europe with established industry players, investors and public-sector institutions to accelerate Europe’s clean energy transition,” said Elena Bou, InnoEnergy’s innovation director.
Among the exhibitors at this year’s The Business Booster will be Sweden’s Northvolt, which is building Europe’s largest lithuim-ion battery factory, Betterspace from Germany, which is developing components enabling automatic heating control for non-residential buildings, and Sweden’s Watty, which is patenting a data analysis tool for monitoring energy use from every electrical appliance in the home with a single sensor to save both money and energy, according to the press release.
Participants in roundtables will include Daniel M. Kammen, professor of energy at the University of California, Berkeley and a coordinating lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for their report Climate Change 2007.
Also taking part in the panels will be Robert Rosner, an astrophysicist and founding director of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, Michael Sen, a member of Siemens’ managing board, and Lars Aagaard, CEO of Danish Energy Association, according to the press release.
Experts’ presentations and reverse pitching to be organized for first time
For the first time, InnoEnergy is organising parallel and reverse pitching sessions. In the parallel pitching sessions, leading experts in their fields will present their latest innovations and show how their companies have revolutionised the energy storage, transportation, wind, and smart city sectors.
In the reverse pitching sessions, enterprises from across the energy sector will approach InnoEnergy´s entrepreneurs to look for sustainable energy solutions to their challenges, according to the press release.