ECO15 Berlin Agenda

Let’s talk about accelerating smart green startups to fast growth and global impact at Ecosummit Berlin 2015 on 19-20 May 2015. We love smart, green and lean startups that make and sell intelligent, resource efficient products in a capital efficient way. We focus on smart green energy, mobility and buildings – the 3 pillars of the Energiewende. Doors open at 08:00 for our networking breakfast. The conference starts at 09:00 and goes on until 19:00 on 19 May and 18:00 on 20 May, followed by parties on both days. 73 speakers including 50 early and late stage startups go on stage. We have open speaker slots in the agenda, please contact us if you are interested in pitching or sponsoring. Check out who you can meet at ECO15 Berlin and join us.

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

ECO14 Berlin Accelerator Panel

  • 08:00 – 09:00

    Registration and networking breakfast

  • 09:00 – 09:10

    ECO15 Berlin: Accelerating smart green startups to fast growth and global impact

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

    CEO, Ecosummit

  • 09:10 – 09:30

    The urban tech republic Berlin TXL

    Dr. Philipp Bouteiller (Berlin TXL) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    CEO, Tegel Projekt

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Germany’s leading seed investor

    Dr. Alexander von Frankenberg (VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Berlin)

    Co-CEO, High-Tech Gründerfonds

  • 09:40 – 10:00

    Fostering innovation, startups and the Energiewende

    Michael Bez (Corporate)

    Manager Innovation Management, EnBW

  • 10:00 – 10:10

    Energy utility 4.0

    Dr. Felix Grolman (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    Co-CEO, Grundgrün (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 10:10 – 10:20

    Open smart home platform

    Christopher Schläffer (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    CEO, yetu (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 10:20 – 10:30

    Smart energy storage for the mass market

    Christoph Ostermann (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 London)

    CEO, Sonnenbatterie (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 10:30 – 10:45

    Driving the future of electric mobility

    Philipp Schröder (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    Country Manager Germany & Austria, Tesla Motors

  • 10:45 – 11:30

    Networking coffee

  • 11:30 – 11:50

    enera – Energiewende test market for startups and corporates

    Christian Arnold (Corporate)

    Managing Director enera, EWE

  • 11:50 – 12:00

    Ubiquitous electricity

    Knut Hechtfischer (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    CEO, Ubitricity

  • 12:00 – 12:10

    Dynamic energy pricing and smart demand response

    Kaj Rönnlund (Startup)

    Chairman of the Board, There Corporation

  • 12:10 – 12:20

    Smart grid and distributed energy infrastructure

    Dr. Carsten Bether (Startup)

    CEO, Kiwigrid (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:20 – 12:30

    Efficient solid oxide electrolysers and fuel cells

    Nils Aldag (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    CFO, Sunfire (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:30 – 12:35

    Infrastructure as a service for lighting and other urban services

    Ramin Mokhtari (Startup)

    CEO, ICE Gateway (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:35 – 12:45

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

    Tanja Pikula (Corporate)

    Cleantech Program Manager EMEA, Autodesk

  • 12:45 – 12:55

    Urban air quality platform

    Romain Lacombe (Startup)

    CEO, Plume Labs

  • 12:55 – 13:05

    Investing in startups in energy, resources and connectivity

    Alexander Schlaepfer (VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    Partner, Aster Capital

  • 13:05 – 13:15

    Smart systems modeling for energy and cities

    Hugues de Bantel (Startup)

    CEO, The CoSMo Company (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking lunch

    Lunch by Mundelkoch

  • 14:45 – 15:05

    Co-investing in smart energy startups

    Thomas Buss (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    VP Innovation Scouting & Co-Investments, E.ON

  • 15:05 – 15:15

    Digitising the way heat solutions are bought and installed

    Philipp Pausder (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    CEO, Thermondo (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:15 – 15:20

    Ceiling mounted charging stations

    Artur Sychov (Startup)

    CEO, Easycharge.me (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:20 – 15:30

    Smart home: intuitive, intelligent and individual

    Dr. Thomas Goette (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    CEO, GreenPocket (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:30 – 15:35

    Customer intelligence and engagement for utilities

    Dr. Jan Marckhoff (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    CEO, BEN Energy (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:35 – 15:40

    Accelerating Swedish energy startups

    Andreas Stubelius (Accelerator) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Portfolio Manager, Swedish Energy Agency

  • 15:40 – 15:45

    CHP and CSP systems powered by Stirling engines

    Daniel Clarhed (Startup)

    Business Development Manager, Cleanergy

  • 15:45 – 15:50

    Optimising existing lighting systems

    Finn Christensen (Startup)

    CCO, Wattguard (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:50 – 15:55

    Intelligent lighting for smart cities

    Chintan Shah (Startup)

    CEO, Tvilight (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:55 – 16:00

    Startup pitch

    Speaker to be announced

  • 16:00 – 16:30

    Startup Panel – Inspired by Tesla – Designing European smart green startups for fast growth, American co-investors and big exits

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit, Startup)

    Christoph Ostermann (Sonnenbatterie, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Philipp Schröder (Tesla Motors, Corporate), Bart Markus (Wellington Partners, VC) and 1 more panelist to be announced

  • 16:30 – 17:15

    Networking drinks

  • 17:15 – 17:35

    Invest in smart green Germany and join our Energiewende

    Tobias Rothacher (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Düsseldorf)

    Senior Manager Renewable Energies & Resources, Germany Trade & Invest

  • 17:35 – 17:45

    High energy and power density ultracapacitors

    Taavi Madiberk (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Berlin)

    CEO, Skeleton Technologies

  • 17:45 – 18:05

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced

  • 18:05 – 18:45

    Climate-KIC startup showcase

    Moderator: Dr. Ingo Potthof (UnternehmerTUM Fund, VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Berlin)

    Dr. Franka Birke (Climate-KIC Germany, Accelerator), Dr. Christian Chudoba (Lumenaza, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Hendrik Klosterkemper (ENIT Systems, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Valerian Seither (eMio, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Maximilian Lössl (Agrilution, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee) and Denes Honus (Green City Solutions, Startup)

  • 18:45 – 19:00

    Ecosummit Award 2015 Ceremony

    Announcing and celebrating the 6 early and late stage startups winning the Ecosummit Award 2015

  • 19:00 – 24:00

    Ecosummit Award 2015 Party

    Dinner by Mundelkoch, wine by Markus Schneider and music by DJ Johannes Schwark (Mixedmoods on Soundcloud) – All we need to celebrate

ECO14 Berlin Ecosummit Award Party

  • 08:00 – 09:00

    Registration and networking breakfast

  • 09:00 – 09:10

    Supporting smart green startups in Berlin

    Stephan Schulze, Senior Investment Manager, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft (VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    Konstantin Hanssen, Key Account Manager Energy & Optics, Investitionsbank Berlin (Corporate)

  • 09:10 – 09:20

    Geothermal energy for smart green buildings

    Dr. Nikolaus Meyer (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    CEO, Geo-En

  • 09:20 – 09:30

    High-performance solid oxide fuel cells and stacks

    Enn Ounpuu (Startup)

    CEO, Elcogen (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Heavy duty electrical and hybrid drive trains

    Kimmo Rauma (Startup)

    CEO, Visedo (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 09:40 – 10:00

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced

  • 10:00 – 10:15

    Chat – Smart green angel investing

    Dr. Christian Reitberger (VC & Angel) interviewed by Jan Michael Hess

    Partner, Wellington Partners

  • 10:15 – 10:45

    Rockstart startup showcase

    Moderator: Yme Bosma (Rockstart, Accelerator)

    James Winfield (Swuto, Startup), Mo El-Fatatry (Masar, Startup), Huib Wurfbain (Capacity Energy Storage, Startup), Jernej Adamic (Zenodys, Startup), Stefano Peruzzi (Entelligo, Startup), Jurrian Knijtijzer (Finch Buildings, Startup), Joppe Out (Bleeve, Startup) and Dr. Zinon Zinonos (Viridom, Startup)

  • 10:45 – 11:30

    Networking coffee

  • 11:30 – 11:40

    A new corporate VC for smart green startups

    Dr. Matthias Dill (Corporate VC)

    Managing Director, Statkraft Ventures

  • 11:40 – 12:05

    KIC InnoEnergy startup showcase

    Moderator: Dr. Dirk Bessau (KIC InnoEnergy, VC & Accelerator)

    Björn Jernström (Ferroamp, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Stephane Vidaillet (Agronergy, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Patrik Möller (CorPower Ocean, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee) and Joakim Nydren (Foreseeti, Startup)

  • 12:05 – 12:15

    Solarkiosks everywhere in Africa

    Andreas Spiess (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    CEO, Solarkiosk (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 12:15 – 12:30

    The future of the solar industry

    Prof. Dr. Eicke Weber (Research) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    Director, Fraunhofer ISE

  • 12:30 – 12:45

    Next generation solar nanotechnology

    Prof. Dr. Lars Samuelson (Research)

    Director, Nanometer Structure Consortium Lund University

  • 12:45 – 13:15

    Solar Panel – Inspired by Airbus – Designing a new European PV manufacturer operating an xGW solar factory of the future

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit, Startup)

    Prof. Dr. Eicke Weber (Fraunhofer ISE, Research), Prof. Dr. Lars Samuelson (Nanometer Structure Consortium Lund University, Research), Dr. Christian Reitberger (Wellington Partners, VC & Angel) and 1 more panelist to be announced

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking lunch

    Lunch by Mundelkoch

  • 14:45 – 15:05

    Utility transformation with open innovation and corporate venture capital

    Pascal Rioual, Deputy Head Open Innovation, EDF (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    Philippe Ringenbach, Venture Partner, Electranova Capital (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

  • 15:05 – 15:15

    Motion-based energy harvesting

    Pierre Coulombeau (Startup)

    CEO, EnerBee (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:15 – 15:25

    Flywheel-based energy storage

    André Gennesseaux (Startup)

    CEO, Energiestro (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:25 – 15:35

    Twido – On-demand water heater for smart homes

    Olivier Cocheteux (Startup)

    CEO, 2&GO (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:35 – 15:45

    Smart home ecosystems

    Yüksel Sirmasac (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO14 Berlin)

    CEO, Rockethome (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 15:45 – 15:55

    Green interior design and furniture

    Christian Voss (Startup)

    CEO, Green Living

  • 15:55 – 16:00

    Smart green homes for the mass market

    Francois-Xavier Cordier (Startup)

    CEO, Leko Homes (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 16:00 – 16:05

    Energy efficient indoor cooling

    Rok Loncaric (Startup)

    CEO, Cooling Inno (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 16:05 – 16:10

    Hybrid energy systems for offgrid communities

    Philipp Kunze (Startup)

    CEO, OneShore Energy (ECO15 Award Nominee)

  • 16:10 – 16:15

    Sustainable materials for industrial applications

    Christian Kemp-Griffin (Startup)

    CEO, CelluComp

  • 16:15 – 16:20

    Sustainable water treatment

    Dr. Matan Beery (Startup)

    CEO, Akvola

  • 16:20 – 16:30

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced

  • 16:30 – 17:15

    Networking drinks

  • 17:15 – 17:30

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced

  • 17:30 – 18:00

    Corporate VC Panel – Inspired by Google – Designing corporate investment strategies for smart green utilities – Sharing our ECO15 Berlin highlights

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit, Startup)

    Philippe Ringenbach (Electranova Capital, Corporate VC), Nils Aldag (Sunfire, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee), Philipp Pausder (Thermondo, Startup, ECO15 Award Nominee) and Thomas Buss (E.ON, Corporate VC)

  • 18:00 – 24:00

    Ecosummit BBQ Party

    Thank you all for joining us – Stay on and have some fun

ECO14 Berlin Participants

Ecosummit Berlin Sunset