Smart Energy Community - Ideas-Innovations-Industry

EIT ICT Labs and Telekom Innovation Laboratories cordially invite you to participate in a joint event that will bring together cutting-edge European Innovation, heavy-weight industrial players and a vibrant start-up scene in a two-day crucible. On October 30th and 31st we will convene in Berlin for a thorough assessment of recent developments in Smart Energy technology and business solutions paired with a critical view on the underlying regulation. 

4 reasons why you don’t want to miss this event: 

1. The conference programme: A guideline to discuss key topics of Smart Energy with industry representatives, entrepreneurs, politicians & regulators, and academics

The full agenda is available online:

2. Meet known and promising new Smart Energy start-ups

Throughout the whole event known start-ups from the field as well as international newcomers will present their products and services in a start-up fair. You will have the chance to get to know the latest innovations and the bright minds behind them in an informal and open setting. Take your time in between the main conference programme and get inspired by some of the best Smart Energy start-ups in Europe.

3. Be part of the EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge pitch event and award ceremony

The Idea Challenge is a EU wide contest for innovators with the drive to fund a business as well as early stage startups. The competition focuses on the eight most important trends in ICT which are also in line with the Action Lines of EIT ICT Labs: Health & Wellbeing, Smart Spaces, Cyber-Physical Systems, Future Cloud, Cyber Security and Privacy, Internet of Things, Urban Life and Mobility or Smart Energy Systems. 

On the second day of the event, the best 10 teams will pitch their ideas to a broad audience including angel investors, VCs and our expert jury. The jury consists of representatives from the EIT ICT Labs management, SIEMENS AG, startupbootcamp, the High-Tech Gründerfonds, and Vattenfall. The winning 3 teams will receive a prize package including integration into EIT ICT Labs' network of more than 120 organizations and a cash prize of up to 40.000 €. More information on the EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge can be found here:

4. Become part of the Smart Energy Community 

Our aim is to create a new Smart Energy Community value by making different players interact – prominent topical keynotes and recent technological developments will be complemented by the comprehensive start-up presentation programme and the final pitches of the EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge. At the end of the first day packed with keynotes and workshops, all participants are invited to a joint networking event to mingle, exchange ideas, visions and business cards and become part of this vibrant new community.

Learn more about EIT ICT Labs Smart Energy Systems online:

Our joint event presents a unique chance for new synergies - so please RSVP for free using the following link:

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