ECO16 London Agenda

Ecosummit is Europe’s leading smart green innovation and impact conference for startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam and London. Our conferences are a physical marketplace enabling personal meetings and long-term relationships in a relaxed and productive atmosphere. We foster startups and help corporates accelerate open innovation and corporate venturing in energy, mobility, IoT, AI, circular economy and cities. Let’s automate sustainability in every industry.

Our 4th Ecosummit London takes place on 11 October 2016 at CodeNode, Skills Matter, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB. As of today, 49 speakers including 32 startups are confirmed. We have a few open speaker slots, please contact us soon if you’re interested in pitching. ECO16 London will be recorded for our YouTube channel Ecosummit TV. Check out our participants, get your tickets and join us. We look forward to hosting you at Ecosummit London.

Past Ecosummit agendas: ECO16 Amsterdam, ECO16 Berlin, ECO15 London, ECO15 Berlin, ECO14 London, ECO14 Berlin, ECO13 London, ECO13 Berlin, ECO12 Düsseldorf, ECO12 Berlin and ECO11 Berlin.

ECO16 London Flyer

  • 08:30 – 09:30

    Registration and networking coffee

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Startups need corporates and corporates need startups

    Jan Michael Hess (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Amsterdam)

    CEO, Ecosummit

  • 09:40 – 09:45

    Europe’s leading community of software engineers

    Wendy Devolder (Service Provider)

    CEO, Skills Matter

  • 09:45 – 09:55

    Can you make money by investing in sustainability?

    Ben Goldsmith (Investor)

    CEO, Menhaden Capital

  • 09:55 – 10:05

    Clean and affordable energy for all

    Christoph Ostermann (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Berlin)

    CEO, Sonnen

  • 10:05 – 10:15

    Building the smart green utility of the future

    Dr. Inken Braunschmidt (Corporate)

    Chief Innovation Officer, innogy

  • 10:15 – 10:20

    Digital services for a decentralised energy future

    James Johnston (Startup)

    CEO, Open Utility

  • 10:20 – 10:30

    Fostering energy innovation

    Geert van de Wouw (Corporate VC)

    Managing Director, Shell Technology Ventures

  • 10:30 – 10:35

    Floating foundations for offshore wind turbines

    Joao Metelo (Startup)

    CEO, Principle Power

  • 10:35 – 10:45

    Evolving university startups into world-changing businesses

    Dr. Robert Trezona (VC)

    Head of Cleantech, IP Group

  • 10:45 – 10:50

    Flexible solar modules

    Dr. Chris Harris (Startup)

    Chairman, Eight19

  • 10:50 – 11:00

    European smart energy venture capital

    Rene Savelsberg (VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Amsterdam)

    CEO, SET Ventures

  • 11:00 – 11:45

    Networking coffee

  • 11:45 – 11:55

    One global startup unit to drive corporate innovation

    Dr. Detlef Pohl (Corporate VC)

    Managing Partner, next47

  • 11:55 – 12:25

    Swedish Energy Agency startup showcase

    5-min intro by the moderator: Andreas Stubelius – Portfolio Manager, Swedish Energy Agency (Accelerator) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Berlin)

    5 x 5-min startup pitches:
    Liselott Johansson – CEO, Greater thanEcosummit TV (ECO16 Berlin)
    Dr. Henric Rhedin – CEO, SHT Sinterma
    Nils Edlund – CEO, Applied Nano Surfaces
    Georgios Foufas – Head of Business Development, Exeger
    1 more speaker to be announced

  • 12:25 – 12:35

    Open innovation and corporate venturing

    Leonie Baneke (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Amsterdam)

    Manager Corporate Venturing, Eneco Innovation & Ventures

  • 12:35 – 12:45

    White label mobile electricity for utilities

    Knut Hechtfischer (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Berlin)

    Co-Founder, Ubitricity

  • 12:45 – 12:50

    Harnessing flexibility in our demand for energy

    Christopher Kimmett (Startup)

    Commercial Director, Open Energi

  • 12:50 – 12:55

    Smart energy storage solutions

    Dr. George Hanna (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Berlin)

    Co-CEO, Qinous

  • 12:55 – 13:00

    Implementing an industrial energy management system within one day

    Kai Klapdor (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Berlin)

    CFO, ENIT Systems

  • 13:00 – 13:10

    Delivering affordable, secure and sustainable energy

    Mark Bennett (Accelerator)

    Commercial Director, Energy Technologies Institute

  • 13:10 – 13:15

    Fault Current Limiters to enhance grid reliability

    Yoram Valent (Startup)

    CEO, GridON

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking lunch

  • 14:45 – 14:55

    Corporate venture capital for smart energy startups

    Dr. Matthias Dill (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Amsterdam)

    CEO, Statkraft Ventures

  • 14:55 – 15:25

    Climate-KIC startup showcase

    5-min intro by the moderator: Aled Thomas – Innovation Lead, UK & Ireland, Climate-KIC (Accelerator)

    5 x 5-min startup pitches:
    Kate Hofman – CEO, GrowUp Urban Farms
    Dr. Tim Lunel – CEO, CoControl
    Paul Monroe – Co-Founder, SMAP Energy
    Dr. Seyed Mohseni – CEO, Samad Power
    Pierre Paslier – Co-CEO, Ooho!

  • 15:25 – 15:30

    Energy efficiency in buildings and district heating networks

    Markku Makkonen (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 London)

    CEO, Fourdeg

  • 15:30 – 15:35

    Renewable heating systems

    Hamish Wilson (Startup)

    CEO, Minus7

  • 15:35 – 15:40

    Next generation wireless power

    Johannes Mayer (Startup)

    CFO, Blue Inductive

  • 15:40 – 15:45

    Kinetic energy recovery for trucks

    Mack Murray (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Amsterdam)

    CEO, Adgero

  • 15:45 – 15:50

    Recycling plastic aluminium laminates

    Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox (Startup)

    CEO, Enval

  • 15:50 – 15:55

    Energy efficiency project platform

    Jim Woods (Startup)

    Founder, The Curve

  • 15:55 – 16:15

    Panel – Managing open innovation and corporate venturing to optimise the cooperation with startups

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    Dr. Inken Braunschmidt (innogy, Corporate), Leonie Baneke (Eneco Innovation & Ventures, Corporate VC), Knut Hechtfischer (Ubitricity, Startup) and Neil Foster (Baker Botts, Service Provider)

  • 16:15 – 17:00

    Networking drinks

  • 17:00 – 17:10

    Communicating for investors

    Alisa Murphy (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 London)

    CEO, Life Size Media

  • 17:10 – 17:20

    Building sustainable startup clusters

    Andrew Wordsworth (Accelerator) – Ecosummit TV (ECO15 London)

    CEO, Sustainable Ventures

  • 17:20 – 17:25

    Home energy storage systems

    Joe Warren (Startup)

    CEO, Powervault

  • 17:25 – 17:30

    Virtual energy store

    Devrim Celal (Startup)

    CFO, Upside Energy

  • 17:30 – 17:35

    Transparent household energy bills

    Sergey Ogorodnov (Startup)

    CFO, Voltaware

  • 17:35 – 17:40

    Energy efficiency marketplace for homeowners

    Simon Phelan (Startup)

    CEO, HomeTree

  • 17:40 – 17:45

    Big data analytics for better commercial building performance

    Sonny Masero (Startup)

    Chairman, Demand Logic

  • 17:45 – 17:50

    IoT and big data analytics for buildings

    Loïc Bar (Startup)

    CEO, Opinum

  • 17:50 – 17:55

    Next generation smart solar microinverter

    Andre Lindvest (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO16 Berlin)

    CEO, Ubik Solutions

  • 17:55 – 18:10

    Startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced

  • 18:10 – 18:15

    Climate-KIC Estonia portfolio pitch

    Speaker to be announced

  • 18:15 – 18:20

    Turning innovation into business in the Nordics

    Nina Harjula (Accelerator)

    CEO, Nordic Innovation Accelerator

  • 18:20 – 18:30

    Sustainability through innovation

    Dr. Arne Morteani (VC)

    Partner, ETF Partners

  • 18:30 – 23:00

    Ecosummit London dinner party

    Let’s take group photos on stage with all Ecosummit participants and enjoy a nice dinner party with good food, drinks, music and more networking – thank you all for joining us

ECO15 London Participants On Stage

ECO15 London Participants Networking