Enterprises, start-ups, investors and scientists from across the cleantech industry will meet in Munich on November 22, 2012 for the 6th Munich Cleantech Conference. This year, Germany’s most important cleantech industry platform focuses on innovations in energy transition, specifically in energy efficiency, storage and management.
More than 1,000 participants have participated in the successful conference series, with discussions featuring over 120 experts from research institutions – including the Technical Universities of Munich and Dresden, Fraunhofer Institute, Hasso Plattner Institute, Bloomberg – representatives from Robert Bosch, Cisco, Schott Solar, Evonik, Festo, Suntech, RWE, T-Systems, Autodesk, Siemens, SIC Processing, dena, Osram, SAP, Linde, Entelios, as well as venture capital investors such as Zouk Capital, Climate Change Capital and the European Investment Bank.
This year, the Munich Cleantech Conference will introduce the Munich Cleantech Conference Venture Award. Young, ambitious companies with an innovative, market-ready solution and a convincing, highly-scalable business model can register for this award until October 15, at www.munich-cleantech-conference.eu.
The most innovative company will be selected by a jury of experts including
- Prof. Eicke Weber, Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy;
- Dr. Andreas Breuer, Head of New Technologies at RWE Germany AG;
- Dr. Alois Flatz, Partner of Zouk Capital LLP;
- Dr. Volker Nadenau, Member of the Executive Board of Solar Energy AG and
- Gabriele Riedmann de Trinidad SVP Strategic Market Energy at Deutsche Telekom.
More information at: MCC-Venture-Award
The conference is now stronger than ever, and it will address the entire European cleantech community.
Focus topics will include smart buildings and energy efficiency innovations as well as hydrogen technology for energy storage. The wider field of energy management, with its great variety of IT solutions, will offer many entrepreneurial opportunities for start-ups.