ECO14 London Agenda

Our 8th conference Ecosummit London 2014 was celebrated on 7-8 October 2014 at the Crystal. The agenda featured 63 speakers including 40 early and late stage startups.

ECO14 London Auditorium

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  • 08:30 – 09:30

    Registration and networking coffee

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Ecosummit opening – Building big smart green startups

    Jan Michael Hess (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    CEO, Ecosummit

  • 09:40 – 10:00

    Megatrends and strategies for the smart green economy

    Pedro Miranda (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Corporate VP, Head of Global Competence Centre Cities, Siemens

  • 10:00 – 10:15

    The urban tech republic Berlin TXL

    Florian Lennert (Business Location) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Director Intelligent City, InnoZ and LSE and Advisor, Berlin TXL

  • 10:15 – 10:30

    Increasing investor confidence in energy efficiency

    Dr. Steven Fawkes (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Energy Efficiency Advisor, Only Eleven Percent

  • 10:30 – 10:45

    Lessons learned from investing in cleantech VC funds

    Dr. Johan Reynaert (LP) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Investment Manager, European Investment Fund

  • 10:45 – 11:00

    Smart energy storage for the mass market

    Christoph Ostermann (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    CEO, Sonnenbatterie (ECO14 Award Gold)

  • 11:00 – 11:15

    Co-investing in smart energy startups

    Susana Quintana-Plaza (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    VP Innovation Scouting & Co-Investments, E.ON

  • 11:15 – 12:00

    Networking coffee

  • 12:00 – 12:20

    Chat – Being a smart green VC – Fundraising, smart investments, value creation, exits and returns

    Henrik Olsén (VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London) – interviewed by Jan Michael Hess

    Managing Partner, Environmental Technologies Fund

  • 12:20 – 12:40

    Investing in the cleantech nation Germany

    Thomas Grigoleit, Director Renewable Energies & Resources, and Christina Schön, Senior Manager Investor Support (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Düsseldorf)

    Germany Trade & Invest

  • 12:40 – 12:50

    High energy and power density ultracapacitors

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

    CEO, Skeleton Technologies

  • 12:50 – 13:00

    Software for high performance building design

    Mads Jensen (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    CEO, Sefaira (ECO13 Award Gold)

  • 13:00 – 13:10

    Liquid cooling for data centres

    Peter Hopton (Startup)

    CVO, Iceotope

  • 13:10 – 13:20

    3D printing: Next generation optics manufacturing

    Guido Groet (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    CFO, Luxexcel

  • 13:20 – 13:30

    Cleantech innovation made in Scandinavia

    Magnus Agerström (Accelerator)

    CEO, Cleantech Scandinavia

  • 13:30 – 15:00

    Networking lunch and cable car pitches

  • 15:00 – 15:10

    Strategic investments in smart green startups

    Itziar Estevez (Corporate VC)

    Principal, Siemens Venture Capital

  • 15:10 – 15:30

    Building a global ride sharing marketplace

    Frédéric Mazzella (Startup)

    CEO, BlaBlaCar

  • 15:30 – 15:40

    EV charging and payment

    Adam Woolway (Climate-KIC Startup)

    CEO, PlugSurfing

  • 15:40 – 15:45

    Enabling smart car sharing

    Oliver Lünstedt (Startup Showcase) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    CEO, Carzapp

  • 15:45 – 15:50

    EV sharing club

    Andrew Wordsworth (Startup Showcase)

    Chairman, E-Car Club

  • 15:50 – 16:00

    Accelerating Swedish energy startups

    Alexander Bigge Lidgren (Accelerator) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Portfolio Manager, Swedish Energy Agency

  • 16:00 – 16:10

    Sustainable use of oil

    Fred Sundström (Swedish Energy Startup)

    CEO, Recondoil

  • 16:10 – 16:20

    Recycling mixed plastic waste

    Adrian Griffiths (Startup)

    CEO, Recycling Technologies

  • 16:20 – 16:30

    Tall wind towers made of spiral welded steel

    Eric Smith (Startup)

    CEO, Keystone Tower Systems

  • 16:30 – 17:15

    Networking coffee

  • 17:15 – 17:30

    Innovation value pools for utilities

    Philippe Couturaud (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Energy Business Development Manager, Cisco

  • 17:30 – 17:40

    PV online shops for utilities

    Christian Hodgson (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Düsseldorf)

    VP Sales, Greenergetic

  • 17:40 – 17:50

    Renewable energy marketplace

    James Johnston (Climate-KIC Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    CEO, Open Utility

  • 17:50 – 18:00

    Smart energy storage

    Joe Warren (Climate-KIC Startup)

    CEO, Powervault

  • 18:00 – 18:10

    Early stage cleantech venture investing in the Nordics

    Dr. Tarja Teppo (VC) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Düsseldorf)

    Partner, Cleantech Invest

  • 18:10 – 18:20

    High efficiency solar collectors

    Jari Varjotie (Startup) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 Berlin)

    CEO, Savosolar

  • 18:20 – 18:30

    Wave energy solutions

    Aki Luukkainen (Startup)

    CEO, Wello

  • 18:30 – 18:35

    High efficiency wave power

    Patrik Möller (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, CorPower Ocean

  • 18:35 – 19:05

    Panel – Co-investing: How to build the best syndicates for global startups

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    Henrik Olsén (Environmental Technologies Fund, VC), Frédéric Mazzella (BlaBlaCar, Startup), Mads Jensen (Sefaira, Startup) and Rene Savelsberg (Chrysalix SET, VC)

  • 19:05 – 23:00

    Ecosummit dinner 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 – 09:45

    Driving the smart green city transition

    Martin Powell (Corporate)

    Head of Urban Development, Siemens

  • 09:45 – 10:00

    Investing in energy, resources and connectivity

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

    Partner, Aster Capital

  • 10:00 – 10:10

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

    Karsten Hojberg (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV (ECO12 Düsseldorf)

    Cleantech Business Development Manager, Autodesk

  • 10:10 – 10:20

    Hybrid electric powertrains

    Alexander Schey (Autodesk Startup)

    CEO, Vantage Power

  • 10:20 – 10:30

    Accelerating smart energy startups

    Yme Bosma (Accelerator)

    Program Director, Rockstart

  • 10:30 – 10:35

    Crowdfunding for solar projects

    Sven Pluut (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, We Share Solar

  • 10:35 – 10:40

    Energy generating waterless toilet systems

    Virginia Gardiner (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Loowatt

  • 10:40 – 10:45

    Smart solar thermal system

    Erik Andersson (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Efficax Energy

  • 10:45 – 10:50

    Very efficient microturbines

    Matti Malkamäki (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Aurelia Turbines

  • 10:50 – 10:55

    Electric propulsion systems for sailboats

    Timo Jaakkola (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Oceanvolt

  • 10:55 – 11:00

    Improving water quality by oxidation

    Mikael Seppälä (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Sansox

  • 11:00 – 11:05

    Hybrid power generation with wind and sun

    Dr. Sigvald Harryson (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, InnoVentum

  • 11:05 – 11:15

    Solutions for concentrated solar power (CSP) plants

    Joachim Maass (Startup)

    CEO, Solar Tower Systems

  • 11:15 – 12:00

    Networking coffee

  • 12:00 – 12:15

    Commercialising the best in UK academic research

    Kelsey Lynn Skinner (VC)

    Director Technology Ventures, Imperial Innovations

  • 12:15 – 12:25

    Very green lightweight aggregate

    Bert Bingham (Climate-KIC Startup)

    CEO, Novagg

  • 12:25 – 12:35

    Backing smart green hardware startups

    Dr. Ilian Iliev (VC)

    CEO, EcoMachines Incubator

  • 12:35 – 12:45

    Service robots for the construction industry

    Mathew Holloway (Climate-KIC Startup)

    CEO, Q-Bot

  • 12:45 – 12:55

    Distributed energy storage for homes

    Simon Daniel (Startup)

    CEO, Moixa

  • 12:55 – 13:00

    Simplify your mileage claims

    Alexander Nicholson (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Autotrip

  • 13:00 – 13:30

    Panel – Managing the 4 startup success factors: People, capital, product and customers

    Moderator: Gaia Arzilli (Life Size Media, Service Provider)

    Dr. Tarja Teppo (Cleantech Invest, VC), Andrew Wordsworth (Sustainable Ventures, Accelerator), Mathew Holloway (Q-Bot, Startup) and Alexander Schlaepfer (Aster Capital, VC)

  • 13:30 – 15:00

    Networking lunch and cable car pitches

  • 15:00 – 15:20

    Cleantech investment activity and trends

    Michael Wilshire (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV (ECO13 London)

    Director of Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • 15:20 – 15:35

    Accelerating cleantech startups in Europe

    Hero Prins (Accelerator)

    Director of Entrepreneurship & Climate-KIC the Netherlands, Climate-KIC

  • 15:35 – 15:45

    Affordable heating control for social housing

    Krisztina Kovacs-Schreiner (Climate-KIC Startup)

    CEO, Canary Control

  • 15:45 – 15:55

    Carbon data and analysis for investors

    Sam Gill (Climate-KIC Startup)

    CEO, ET Index

  • 15:55 – 16:05

    Smart metering as a service

    Nikolaus Starzacher (Startup)

    CEO, Discovergy

  • 16:05 – 16:10

    Open cloud platform for smart energy data

    François Bordes (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, WeSmart

  • 16:10 – 16:15

    Energy intelligence software

    Erik Nygard (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Limejump

  • 16:15 – 16:20

    Unmanned aerial vehicles for cleaning solar panels

    Ridha Azaiz (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Aerial Power

  • 16:20 – 16:25

    Travel sensing for smarter mobility apps

    Andreas Zachariah (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, TravelAI

  • 16:25 – 16:30

    Range extended electric trucks

    Asher Bennett (Startup Showcase)

    CEO, Teva Motors

  • 16:30 – 18:00

    Ecosummit closing and farewell drinks – thank you all for joining us

ECO14 London Participants