ECO17 Berlin Agenda

Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the global energy transition and low-carbon economy. Our conferences are physical marketplaces enabling personal meetings and long-term relationships in a relaxed and productive atmosphere.

Ecosummit Berlin 2017 takes place on 9-10 May 2017 at the Radialsystem, Holzmarktstrasse 33, 10243 Berlin, Germany. The ECO17 Berlin agenda features 72 speakers including 42 startups. We have open speaker slots for startups and sponsors. Please contact us if you’re interested in pitching or sponsoring. Get your ECO17 Berlin tickets now and join us. ECO17 Berlin will be recorded for Ecosummit TV and we look forward to hosting you.

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

  • 08:30 – 09:30

    Registration and networking coffee

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Ecosummit 2.0: Supporting smart green startups with conferences, co-working, accelerator and VC fund

    Jan Michael Hess (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Ecosummit

  • 09:40 – 09:50

    Do we need a global energy transition?

    Thorsten Herdan

    Director General – Energy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

  • 09:50 – 10:00

    The global startup business unit of Siemens

    Susana Quintana-Plaza (Corporate VC)

    Partner, Next47

  • 10:00 – 10:10

    Smart corporate venturing for smart energy startups

    Matthias Engel (Corporate VC)

    Managing Director, innogy Corporate Ventures

  • 10:10 – 10:20

    China – the biggest startup market in the world

    Nicholas Parker (Sustainability Investor)

    Managing Partner, Global Acceleration Partners

  • 10:20 – 10:30

    Operating system for the global energy internet

    Michael Ding (Corporate)

    Executive Director, Envision Energy

  • 10:30 – 10:40

    The new smart green utility in Germany

    Christoph Ostermann (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Sonnen

  • 10:40 – 10:45

    Distributed energy service provider

    Philipp Pausder (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Thermondo

  • 10:45 – 10:50

    The digital co-driver for safer and smarter mobility

    Holger Weiss (Startup)

    CEO, German Autolabs

  • 10:50 – 11:00

    The urban tech republic Berlin TXL

    Dr. Philipp Bouteiller (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Berlin TXL

  • 11:00 – 11:45

    Networking coffee

  • 11:45 – 11:55

    Growth capital for European energy startups

    Petr Mikovec (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Managing Director, Inven Capital

  • 11:55 – 12:05

    Renewable energy everywhere – sector coupling with fuel cells and electrolysers

    Nils Aldag (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Chief Commercial Officer, Sunfire

  • 12:05 – 12:10

    Power-to-gas using methanogenic archaea

    Dr. Mich Hein (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Electrochaea

  • 12:10 – 12:20

    Backing smart energy startups

    Dr. Philipp Ulbrich (Corporate VC)

    VP Innovation Scouting and Co-Investments, EON

  • 12:20 – 12:30

    Digitalising energy

    Sandra Trittin (Corporate)

    Head of Business Development and Marketing, tiko Swisscom Energy Solutions

  • 12:30 – 12:40

    Demand response management

    Dr. Jan-Willem Rombouts (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Co-CEO, REstore

  • 12:40 – 12:50

    Internet of Things and connected homes

    Yüksel Sirmasac (Startup)

    CEO, Rockethome

  • 12:50 – 12:55

    Dynamic edge of grid marketplace

    Dr. Peter Bance (Startup)

    CEO, Origami Energy

  • 12:55 – 13:00

    Utility-in-a-box for distributed energy

    Dr. Christian Chudoba (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Lumenaza

  • 13:00 – 13:05

    Crunching the future of energy data

    Marcel Smit (Startup)

    CEO, Energyworx

  • 13:05 – 13:10

    Controlling connected IoT devices

    Pilgrim Beart (Startup)

    CEO, DevicePilot

  • 13:10 – 13:15

    Startup pitch

    Speaker to be announced

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking lunch

  • 14:45 – 14:55

    Smart green startups @ Ecosummit Stockholm 12 September 2017

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    Janey Mehks (Invest Stockholm), Adam Kostyál (Nasdaq), Claus Wattendrup (Vattenfall) and Christopher Waldén (Swedish Energy Agency)

  • 14:55 – 15:05

    Greenfield – Vattenfall’s open innovation platform

    Claus Wattendrup (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV

    Managing Director, Vattenfall Europe Innovation

  • 15:05 – 15:15

    Managing successful IPOs in Europe

    Adam Kostyál (Corporate)

    SVP Global Listing Services EMEA, Nasdaq

  • 15:15 – 15:40

    Swedish Energy Agency startup showcase

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    5 x 5-min startup pitches:
    Charlotta Holmquist, CFO, Manetos Labs
    Björn Jernström, CEO, FerroampEcosummit TV
    Sam Manaberi, CEO, TrineEcosummit TV
    Niclas Davidsson, CEO, Meva Energy
    1 more startup to be announced

  • 15:40 – 15:50

    Evolving university startups into world-changing businesses

    Ben Murphy (VC)

    Cleantech Business Builder, IP Group

  • 15:50 – 15:55

    Pay as you go solar power for offgrid communities

    Dr. Simon Bransfield-Garth (Startup)

    CEO, Azuri

  • 15:55 – 16:05

    Generating energy intelligence from sensor data

    Dr. Thomas Goette (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, GreenPocket

  • 16:05 – 16:10

    Energy service portal for utilities

    Florian Meyer-Delpho (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Greenergetic

  • 16:10 – 16:15

    Global PV marketplace

    Kai Daniels (Startup)

    Co-CEO, Milk the Sun

  • 16:15 – 16:20

    Energy analytics to predict customer behaviour

    Dr. Jan Marckhoff (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, BEN Energy

  • 16:20 – 16:25

    Smart grid optimisation platform

    Michael De Vivo (Startup)

    CEO, DEPsys

  • 16:25 – 16:30

    Building flexibility markets to solve climate change

    Sara Bell (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Tempus Energy

  • 16:30 – 17:15

    Networking coffee

  • 17:15 – 17:25

    Open innovation and corporate venturing for sustainable energy

    Leonie Baneke (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Manager Corporate Venturing, Eneco Innovation & Ventures

  • 17:25 – 17:30

    Managing flexibility in energy portfolios

    Wouter Robers (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    President of Opportunities, Peeeks

  • 17:30 – 17:35

    3rd generation battery anode technology

    Christian Rood (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, LeydenJar Technologies

  • 17:35 – 17:40

    Very efficient small gas turbines

    Matti Malkamäki (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Aurelia Turbines

  • 17:40 – 17:45

    Solutions for the solar silicon industry

    Jan-Philipp Mai (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, JPM Silicon

  • 17:45 – 17:55

    Growth through open innovation and corporate venturing

    Michael Bez, Head of Virtual Powerplants, EnBW Innovations (Corporate)

    Inga Müller, Investment Manager, EnBW New Ventures (Corporate VC)

  • 17:55 – 18:00

    Clean and cool air in smart green cities

    Zhengliang Wu (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Chief Information Officer, Green City Solutions

  • 18:00 – 18:05

    Driving on-demand mobility

    Moritz Meenen (Startup)

    CEO, ElectricFeel

  • 18:05 – 18:10

    Smart metering as a service

    Nikolaus Starzacher (Startup)

    CEO, Discovergy

  • 18:10 – 18:20

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced

  • 18:20 – 18:45

    Panel – Building global startups made in Europe

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    Michael Ding (Envision Energy, Corporate), Christoph Ostermann (Sonnen, Startup), Dr. Jan-Willem Rombouts (REstore, Startup) and Nicolas Chaudron (Idinvest Partners, VC)

  • 18:45 – 19:00

    Ecosummit Award ceremony

    Announcing the 6 winners of the Ecosummit Award 2017

  • 19:00 – 24:00

    Ecosummit Award party

    Dinner by Mundelkoch, wine by Markus Schneider and music by DJ Johannes Schwarz – All we need to celebrate

ECO16 Berlin Award Winners Cheering

    • 08:30 – 09:30

      Registration and networking coffee

    • 09:30 – 09:40

      How to develop an ambitious startup growth and fundraising strategy

      Jan Michael Hess (Startup)

      CEO, Ecosummit

    • 09:40 – 09:50

      Smart green technology investment analysis

      Michael Wilshire (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV

      Director of Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

    • 09:50 – 10:00

      How the machine economy changes our lives

      Thomas Birr (Corporate)

      SVP Innovation & Business Transformation, innogy

    • 10:00 – 10:05

      Developing corporate startups

      Sebastian Fittko (Corporate)

      innogy Innovation Hub Berlin Outpost Lead, innogy

    • 10:05 – 10:10

      Smart green utility startup in Germany

      Daniel von Gärtner (Startup)

      CEO, Fresh Energy

    • 10:10 – 10:15

      Sharing EV charging stations

      Dietrich Sümmermann (Startup)

      CEO, Share & Charge

    • 10:15 – 10:20

      PV plant inspection with drones

      Christian Shuster (Startup)

      CEO, ucair

    • 10:20 – 10:30

      Investing in energy, advanced materials, smart transportation and IoT

      Fabio Lancellotti (VC) – Ecosummit TV

      Partner, Aster Capital

    • 10:30 – 10:40

      Communicating for investors

      Alisa Murphy (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV

      CEO, Life Size Media

    • 10:40 – 10:50

      Winning public funding from the Horizon 2020 SME instrument

      Pilar Cócera (Service Provider)

      Country Manager, Inspiralia

    • 10:50 – 11:00

      Sponsor and startup pitches

      Speakers to be announced

    • 11:00 – 11:45

      Networking coffee

    • 11:45 – 11:55

      Supporting smart green startups in Berlin

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

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

    • 11:55 – 12:05

      Accelerating startups in Berlin

      Boris Lesjean (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV

      Innovation Director, Veolia Germany

    • 12:05 – 12:10

      Online platform for recycling mangement

      Gary Lewis (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

      CEO, Pendula

    • 12:10 – 12:15

      Metering and controlling small PV systems

      Friedrich Rojahn (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

      CEO, Solandeo

    • 12:15 – 12:20

      Automated utility switching for consumers

      Arik Meyer (Startup)

      CEO, SwitchUp

    • 12:20 – 12:25

      Smart green utility startup in UK

      Vincent Tuk (Startup)

      CEO, Usio

    • 12:25 – 12:55

      InnoEnergy startup showcase

      5-min intro by the moderator: Dr. Dirk Bessau (InnoEnergy, VC & Accelerator)

      5 x 5-min startup pitches:
      Markus Schwaninger, CFO, ecoligo
      Felix Wiegand, CEO, Pamyra
      Gerhard Weiß, CEO Betterspace
      Christoph Berger, CEO, Vilisto
      Speaker to be announced, Composite Dynamics

    • 12:55 – 13:05

      Investing in impact startups

      Alexander van der Have (Impact VC) – Ecosummit TV

      Investment Manager, DOEN Foundation

    • 13:05 – 13:15

      Sponsor and startup pitches

      Speakers to be announced

    • 13:15 – 14:45

      Networking lunch

    • 14:45 – 16:00

      Sponsor and startup pitches

      Speakers to be announced

    • 16:00 – 16:30

      Panel – The future of smart green cities

      Moderator: David Wortmann (DWR eco)

      Panelists to be announced

    • 16:30 – 16:45

      Group photos on stage

      Let’s take group photos with all Ecosummit participants

    • 16:45 – 22:00

      Ecosummit BBQ

      Thank you all for joining us – Let’s have some more fun with the most loyal Ecosummit participants that want to spend another funky evening in Berlin

ECO16 Berlin Participants Cheering