ECO15 London Agenda

Ecosummit is Europe’s leading smart green innovation and impact conference for startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam and London. Ecosummit London 2015 happens on 6-7 October 2015 at the Crystal. The final ECO15 London agenda features 76 speakers including 47 startups. Get your ticket and join us.

Past Ecosummit agendas: ECO15 Berlin, ECO14 London, ECO14 Berlin, ECO13 London, ECO13 Berlin, ECO12 Düsseldorf, ECO12 Berlin and ECO11 Berlin.

ECO14 London Auditorium Crystal

  • 08:30 – 09:30

    Registration and networking coffee

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Smart green innovation and impact

    Jan Michael Hess (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    CEO, Ecosummit

  • 09:40 – 09:50

    We love startups

    Oscar Kneppers (Accelerator)

    Founder, Rockstart and Co-Host, Ecosummit Amsterdam 2016

  • 09:50 – 10:00

    Cleantech investment activity and trends

    Stephen Marcus (Service Provider)

    Director of Business Development, Cleantech Group

  • 10:00 – 10:10

    A closer look at the smart energy market

    Dr. Thomas Rowlands-Rees (Service Provider)

    Director of Energy Smart Technologies, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • 10:10 – 10:20

    Corporate venturing and open innovation to transform utilities

    Petr Mikovec (Corporate VC)

    Managing Director, Inven Capital

  • 10:20 – 10:30

    Smart energy storage for the mass market

    Oliver Koch (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    COO, Sonnenbatterie (ECO15 Berlin Gold)

  • 10:30 – 10:40

    High energy and power density ultracapacitors

    Taavi Madiberk (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    CEO, Skeleton Technologies (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 10:40 – 10:50

    Investing in smart green Germany and the Energiewende

    Thomas Grigoleit, Director Renewable Energies & Resources, Germany Trade & Invest (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    Christina Schön, Senior Manager Investor Support, Germany Trade & Invest (Service Provider)

  • 10:50 – 11:00

    Optimising the energy and water consumption of companies

    Tim Hipperson (Corporate)

    Head of Special Projects, Utilitywise

  • 11:00 – 11:45

    Networking coffee

  • 11:45 – 11:55

    Investing in impact startups

    Yme Bosma (VC & Impact Investor)

    Investment Manager, DOEN Foundation

  • 11:55 – 12:00

    Empowering makers to turn ideas into reality

    Bram Geenen (Startup)

    Co-Founder, Wevolver

  • 12:00 – 12:05

    World’s first electric vertical take-off and landing jet

    Daniel Wiegand (Startup)

    CEO, Lilium Aviation

  • 12:05 – 12:10

    Smart green homes for the mass market

    Francois-Xavier Cordier (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 Berlin)

    CEO, Leko Homes (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:10 – 12:15

    Clean air in smart green cities

    Victor Splittgerber (Startup)

    CTO, Green City Solutions (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:15 – 12:20

    Performance-based building design

    Annette Burgard (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    VP Marketing, Sefaira (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:20 – 12:30

    Sustainable business intelligence and impact measurement

    Boudewijn Mos (Startup)

    CCO, EcoChain (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:30 – 12:35

    Solutions for the solar silicon industry

    Jan-Philipp Mai (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 Berlin)

    CEO, JPM Silicon (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:35 – 12:40

    Distributed solar power networks in Africa

    Mo El-Fatatry (Startup)

    CEO, Masar (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:40 – 12:45

    Empowering the base of the pyramid

    Andreas Spiess (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 Berlin)

    CEO, Solarkiosk (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:45 – 13:15

    Impact VC panel – Fostering the cooperation between impact investors and smart green VCs

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    Yme Bosma (DOEN Foundation, VC & Impact Investor), Rene Savelsberg (SET Ventures, VC), Andreas Spiess (Solarkiosk, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee, Ecosummit TV) and Mike Mompi (ClearlySo, Service Provider)

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking lunch

  • 14:45 – 14:55

    The role of people and design in solving today’s epic challenges

    Karsten Hojberg (Corporate)

    Cleantech Business Development Manager, Autodesk

  • 14:55 – 15:05

    Energy generating waterless toilet systems

    Chris Holden (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    Head of Design, Loowatt

  • 15:05 – 15:15

    Corporate venture capital for smart energy startups

    Dr. Matthias Dill (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 Berlin)

    CEO, Statkraft Ventures

  • 15:15 – 15:20

    Customer demand flexibility in electricity markets

    Sara Bell (Startup)

    CEO, Tempus Energy (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:20 – 15:25

    Regional renewable energy markets

    Dr. Christian Chudoba (Startup)

    CEO, Lumenaza (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:25 – 15:30

    Energy efficiency in buildings and district heating networks

    Markku Makkonen (Startup)

    CEO, Fourdeg (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:30 – 15:35

    Smart street lighting

    Alar Vörk (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    CEO, Cityntel (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:35 – 15:40

    Indoor air quality management

    Frederic Hammel (Startup)

    CEO, Ethera (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:40 – 15:45

    Power-to-gas using methanogenic archaea

    Dr. Mich Hein (Startup)

    CEO, Electrochaea

  • 15:45 – 16:15

    Swedish Energy Agency startup showcase

    Moderator: Andreas Stubelius (Swedish Energy Agency)

    Jonas Bohman (Mindconnect, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Peter Nobel (HeatCore, Startup), Jan Bergland (ECT Power, Startup), Adam Fjaestad (Soletaer, Startup) and Sam Manaberi (Trine, Startup)

  • 16:15 – 17:00

    Networking drinks

  • 17:00 – 17:30

    Corporate VC panel – How to convince corporates to invest in your startup

    Moderator: Tim Lafferty (Global Corporate Venturing)

    Neil Foster (Baker Botts, Service Provider), Petr Mikovec (Inven Capital, Corporate VC), Dr. Michael Hochholzer (Siemens Venture Capital, Corporate VC) and Oliver Koch (Sonnenbatterie, Startup, ECO15 Berlin Gold, Ecosummit TV)

  • 17:30 – 17:40

    Designing communication campaigns for smart green startups

    Alisa Murphy (Service Provider)

    CEO, Life Size Media

  • 17:40 – 17:45

    Free piston devices for linear motion and decentralised power generation

    Sam Cockerill (Startup)

    CEO, Libertine (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 17:45 – 17:50

    Efficient and smart energy conversion

    Dr. Hannes Agabus (Startup)

    COO, Ubik Solutions (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 17:50 – 17:55

    Mobile batteries on wheels for energy storage and electric cars

    Yuliya Rogachevska (Startup)

    Head Investor Relations, Nomadic Power

  • 17:55 – 18:00

    Range-extended electric trucks

    Asher Bennett (Startup)

    CEO, Tevva Motors (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 18:00 – 18:05

    Low-cost foundations for 6MW+ offshore wind turbines

    Petter Karal (Startup)

    CEO, Seatower (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 18:05 – 18:15

    Capital efficient development of resource efficient startups

    Andrew Wordsworth (Accelerator) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    CEO, Sustainable Ventures

  • 18:15 – 18:45

    Climate-KIC startup showcase

    Moderator: Zsolt Gemesi (Climate-KIC UK)

    Greg FitzGerald (Carbon Analytics, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Sam Gill (ET Index, Startup), Mike Mathias (Upside Energy, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), James Byrne (CoControl, Startup) and Shulli Clinton-Davis (Desolenator, Startup)

  • 18:45 – 18:50

    Ecosummit Award ceremony

    Announcing the 3 winners of the Ecosummit London Award 2015

  • 18:50 – 23:00

    Ecosummit Award party

    Let’s continue the networking at the Crystal and enjoy German wine by Markus Schneider, sourced in London from German Wine Agencies, as well as healthy food and groovy music

ECO14 London Petra James Toasting

  • 08:30 – 09:30

    Registration and networking coffee

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Startup investment opportunities in the circular economy

    Jamie Butterworth (VC)

    Partner, Circularity Capital

  • 09:40 – 09:50

    Recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels

    Arthur Kay (Startup)

    CEO, bio-bean (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 09:50 – 09:55

    Grow your own food at home

    Maximilian Lössl (Startup)

    CEO, agrilution (ECO15 Berlin Gold)

  • 09:55 – 10:00

    Accelerating innovation in the Nordics and organising Cleantech Venture Day in Lahti

    Emmi Kaipio

    Project Manager, Nordic Innovation Accelerator

  • 10:00 – 10:15

    INNEON startup showcase

    Moderator: Irene Maffini (Carbon Trust & INNEON)

    Mathew Holloway (Q-Bot, Startup, Ecosummit TV) and James Johnston (Open Utility, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee, Ecosummit TV)

  • 10:15 – 10:20

    Customer behaviour analysis for water utilities

    Patrice Guillouzic (Startup)

    CEO, Advizzo

  • 10:20 – 10:30

    Harnessing the power of footsteps, crowdfunding case study

    Laurence Kemball-Cook (Startup)

    CEO, Pavegen (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 10:30 – 11:00

    Early stage panel – Smart green angel investing and crowdfunding

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    Tarja Teppo (Cleantech Invest, VC, Ecosummit TV), Andrew Wordsworth (Sustainable Ventures, Accelerator, Ecosummit TV), Nick Lyth (Green Angel Syndicate, Angel) and Matt Cooper (Crowdcube, Service Provider)

  • 11:00 – 11:45

    Networking coffee

  • 11:45 – 11:55

    Germany’s cleantech venture capital specialist

    Dr. Martin Kröner (VC)

    Managing Partner, Munich Venture Partners

  • 11:55 – 12:00

    Lignin extraction process – Plant residues for green chemistry and biogas

    Jaska Harm (Startup)

    CFO, Maxbiogas

  • 12:00 – 12:05

    Home refueling for the compressed natural gas vehicle industry

    Robert Strods (Startup)

    CEO, Hygen

  • 12:05 – 12:10

    Enabling smart car sharing

    Oliver Lünstedt (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    CEO, Carzapp

  • 12:10 – 12:15

    Ride sharing for goods

    Heikki Waris (Startup)

    COO, PiggyBaggy (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:15 – 12:20

    Transparent conductive films and touch sensors

    Mikko Kärkkäinen (Startup)

    CFO, Canatu

  • 12:20 – 12:25

    The next-generation energy management product

    Hjalmar Nilsonne (Startup)

    CEO, Watty

  • 12:25 – 12:30

    Energy utility 4.0

    Dr. Felix Grolman (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 Berlin)

    Co-CEO, Grundgrün (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:30 – 13:00

    Late stage panel – How to raise more money to accelerate your growth and impact

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    William Weil (Ludgate, VC), Dr. Martin Kröner (Munich Venture Partners, VC), Dr. Felix Grolman (Grundgrün, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee, Ecosummit TV) and Gerard Reid (Alexa Capital, Service Provider)

  • 13:00 – 13:15

    Keynote – The digitalisation of smart green cities

    Pedro Miranda (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    Corporate VP, Head of Global Competence Centre Cities, Siemens

  • 13:15 – 16:00

    Networking lunch and farewell drinks

    Thank you all for joining us

ECO14 London Participants