Ecosummit 2012 becoming Europe’s leading Smart Green Innovation Forum

The ECO12 Agenda is online. 30 smart green startups are nominated for the ECO12 Award.

Press Release – Berlin, 13 February 2012: Ecosummit 2012 (ECO12) takes place on 22-23 March in the Radialsystem in Berlin. The 3rd edition of the international smart green business conference gathers around 400 executives of startups, investors, corporates and utilities. ECO12 focuses on cleantech, renewable energy, electric mobility, smart green city and venture capital. Already 30 smart green startups are nominated for the ECO12 Award.

Ecosummit Summary 13.02.12

Smart Green Innovation – the motto of Ecosummit 2012 underlines the role of successful innovations for the fast transformation to the Smart Green Economy. Smart stands for ubiquitous information and communication technology. Green means bringing cleantech to the mass market and making sustainability the default strategy of every company. Being smart and green enables the automation and optimisation of ecofriendly products and services.

30 startups from 6 countries are nominated for the Ecosummit Award 2012. Applications and Facebook voting are possible until 1 March 2012. Afterwards, the expert jury selects its winners. The best 3 startups of the jury voting share €15K prize money, the best 3 startups of the Facebook voting get a total of 6 ECO12 tickets.

Numerous promising startups present at ECO12: Heliatek, SolarFuel, Agnion, EnOcean, McPhy Energy, Smart Hydro Power, Onyx Solar, Flinc, Entelios, WeSustain, Ubitricity, Greenpocket, Advanced Plasma Power, Watson Brown, Rockethome, Airbase, Get Neutral and Sunfire. Among the Sponsors are Climate-KIC, Centrotherm Photovoltaics, Taylor Wessing, Ecomobilité Ventures, Green Technology Staffing, Cisco, EDF, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Autodesk, allocate, amiando and ClimatePartner.

Jan Michael Hess, Founder of Ecosummit, is happy with the progress during the last months: “ECO12 is on the way to become the leading Smart Green Innovation Forum in Europe. We have brought together a network of 20 sponsors, 18 partners, 44 speakers and 48 judges that will further grow during the remaining 5 weeks until ECO12.”

We are grateful for the cooperation with Wirtschaftswoche, the German Renewable Energy Federation and all other partners and sponsors.

Tickets and Agenda: http://ecosummit.net

PR contact: Jan Michael Hess, jan@ecosummit.net, +49.176.21208417


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