ECO19 Berlin Agenda

Let’s automate sustainability in energy, mobility and cities

Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates since 2010. Our conferences are startup markets creating public deal flow and enabling business development, co-investing, open innovation, corporate venturing and M&A. Our 10 year anniversary Ecosummit Berlin takes place on 15-16 May 2019 at Radialsystem. Below is the ECO19 Berlin agenda. We have a limited number of open speaker slots available for sustainable sponsors and growing startups, please contact us to go on stage. Check out our fascinating speakers and participants, get your tickets and join our unique startup event. We invite you to co-invest and work together to build big startups with big impact – ideally smart green unicorns made in Europe.

  • 08:00 – 09:00

    Registration and networking breakfast

  • 09:00 – 09:10

    10 years Ecosummit – time to start a VC

    Jan Michael Hess (VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Founder, Ecosummit Ventures

  • 09:10 – 09:20

    Sponsor pitch

    Speaker to be announced soon

  • 09:20 – 09:30

    Funding VCs and angels to accelerate the European startup ecosystem

    Patric Gresko (Fund of Funds) – Ecosummit TV

    Head of Division, Innovation and Technology Investment, European Investment Fund

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Transforming the way we live, work and move

    Dr. Sam Salisbury (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Director Labs, Centrica Innovations

  • 09:40 – 09:50

    The software platform for smart green utilities

    Dr. Christian Feißt (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, GreenCom Networks

  • 09:50 – 10:00

    Mobile electricity for electric mobility

    Knut Hechtfischer (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Co-Founder, Ubitricity

  • 10:00 – 10:10

    The future of energy

    Leonie Baneke (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Head of Venturing, Eneco Smart Energy

  • 10:10 – 10:15

    Super smart EV charging solutions

    Jurjen de Jong (Startup)

    CEO, Greenflux

  • 10:15 – 10:35

    Startup or sponsor pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 10:35 – 10:40

    IoT device management as a service

    Pilgrim Beart (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, DevicePilot

  • 10:40 – 10:45

    Ecosystem as a service

    Dr. Susan Graham (Startup)

    CEO, BioCarbon Engineering

  • 10:45 – 11:30

    Networking coffee

  • 11:30 – 11:40

    The soul of a winner

    Petr Míkovec (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Managing Director, Inven Capital

  • 11:40 – 11:45

    Accelerating Swedish energy startups

    Andreas Stubelius (Accelerator) – Ecosummit TV

    Portfolio Manager, Swedish Energy Agency

  • 11:45 – 11:50

    Digital circuit breakers

    Charlotta Holmquist (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Co-founder, Blixt

  • 11:50 – 11:55

    Saving water in your daily life

    Johan Nihlén (Startup)

    Co-founder, Altered

  • 11:55 – 12:00

    Wave energy

    Anders Jansson (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Commercial Director, CorPower Ocean

  • 12:00 – 12:35

    Swedish Energy Agency showcase pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 12:35 – 12:45

    Energy for digital customers

    Dr. Philipp Ulbrich (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Head of Scouting and Co-Investments, EON

  • 12:45 – 12:50

    Smart green utility-in-a-box

    Dr. Christian Chudoba (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Lumenaza

  • 12:50 – 12:55

    Intelligent grid platform

    Dr. Simon Koopmann (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Envelio

  • 12:55 – 13:00

    Visual energy analytics

    Dr. Christina Würthner (Startup)

    CFSO, Enersis

  • 13:00 – 13:05

    The e-commerce cloud for utilities

    Szilard Toth (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CTO, e.pilot

  • 13:05 – 13:15

    Investing with a purpose

    Ulrich Seitz (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Managing Director, BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking veggie lunch

  • 14:45 – 14:55

    Investing in a low carbon future

    Nacho Gimenez (Corporate VC)

    Managing Director, Europe & Middle East, BP Ventures

  • 14:55 – 15:05

    The future of mobility

    Gerard Reid (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV

    Founder, Alexa Capital

  • 15:05 – 15:15

    Reinventing urban mobility

    Alexander Zosel (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Co-Founder, Volocopter

  • 15:15 – 15:25

    Renewable energy everywhere – sector coupling with fuel cells and electrolysers

    Nils Aldag (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Chief Commercial Officer, Sunfire

  • 15:25 – 15:30

    Rock-solid EV charging hardware meets smart software

    Constantin Schwaab (Startup)

    CEO, Wirelane

  • 15:30 – 15:35

    Smart charging at scale: what else?

    Serge Subiron (Startup)

    CEO, Jedlix

  • 15:35 – 15:45

    Mobile energy solutions

    Tobias Breyer (Startup)

    Marketing Manager, GreenPack

  • 15:45 – 15:50

    Smart green urban logistics

    Johan Erlandsson (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Velove

  • 15:50 – 15:55

    Digital twins for the future of mobility

    Lennart Hinrichs (Startup)

    Commercial Director, Twaice

  • 15:55 – 16:00

    Managing the world’s batteries

    Simon Daniel (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Moixa

  • 16:00 – 16:05

    Building winning teams in energy and mobility

    David Hunt (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV

    Managing Partner, Hyperion Executive Search

  • 16:05 – 16:15

    Setting up a new CVC in the Nordics

    Ståle Svenning (Corporate VC)

    Head of Venturing, TrønderEnergi

  • 16:15 – 16:30

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 16:30 – 17:15

    Networking coffee

  • 17:15 – 17:25

    Energy innovation factory

    Johann Boukhors (Corporate VC)

    Managing Director, Engie New Ventures

  • 17:25 – 17:30

    Energy service portal for utilities

    Burkhard von Ehren (Startup)

    CEO, Greenergetic

  • 17:30 – 17:35

    Enabling energy efficiency with smart sensors

    Sergey Ogorodnov (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Voltaware

  • 17:35 – 17:40

    Auto-AI for the energy transition

    Friedrich Rojahn (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Solandeo

  • 17:40 – 17:50

    Smart corporate venturing for smart startups

    Thomas Labryga (Corporate VC)

    Investment Partner, innogy Ventures

  • 17:50 – 17:55

    Cutting edge energy IoT solutions

    David Balensiefen (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, GridX

  • 17:55 – 18:00

    Portable power for professionals

    Dr. Sebastian Berning (Startup)

    Co-CEO, Instagrid

  • 18:00 – 18:05

    Energy management for industry

    Hendrik Klosterkemper (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, ENIT Systems

  • 18:05 – 18:10

    Energy transparent factories

    Jérémie Rendolet (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CFO, Metron

  • 18:10 – 18:15

    Indoor air quality management

    Frederic Hammel (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Ethera

  • 18:15 – 18:25

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 18:25 – 18:35

    Balancing strategic and financial returns in corporate venturing

    Girish Nadkarni (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Total Energy Ventures

  • 18:35 – 19:00

    Corporate vs. financial VCs – who is better for founders, when and why?

    Moderator: Tim Lafferty, Global Corporate Venturing (Service Provider)

    Malin Carlström, ABB Technology Ventures (Corporate VC) and 3 more panelists to be announced

  • 19:00 – 24:00

    10 Years Ecosummit Party

    Let’s take a group photo with all Ecosummit participants and have a big party enjoying solar boat tours powered by SolarWaterWorld, dinner prepared by Mundelkoch and funky music mixed by DJ Johannes Schwarz

  • 08:00 – 09:00

    Registration and networking breakfast

  • 09:00 – 09:05

    5 minutes to transform your business

    Alisa Murphy (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Life Size Media

  • 09:05 – 09:15

    Smart green energy and mobility trends

    Michael Wilshire (Service Provider) – Ecosummit TV

    Head of Strategy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • 09:15 – 09:25

    The future of fusion

    Dr. Nicholas Hawker (Startup)

    CEO, First Light Fusion

  • 09:25 – 09:30

    Evolving university startups into world-changing businesses

    Dr. Robert Trezona (VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Partner, Head of Cleantech, IP Group

  • 09:30 – 09:35

    Printed circuit board fuel cells

    Dr. Tom Mason (Startup)

    CTO, Bramble Energy

  • 09:35 – 09:40

    Intelligent cells, better batteries

    Nat Edington (Startup)

    CEO, Dukosi

  • 09:40 – 09:45

    Fresh air as a service

    Marc Ottolini (Startup)

    CEO, Airlabs

  • 09:45 – 09:55

    Supporting smart green startups in Berlin

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

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

  • 09:55 – 10:05

    Open energy

    Fabio Tentori (Corporate) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Innovation Hubs, Enel

  • 10:05 – 10:10

    Solar as a service and smart billing for the property sector

    Dr. Ernesto Garnier (Startup)

    CEO, Einhundert Energie

  • 10:10 – 10:15

    From kWhs to kilobytes – data monetisation as a service

    Daniel von Gaertner (Startup)

    COO, Fresh Energy

  • 10:15 – 10:20

    Learning software platform for distributed energy systems

    Niklas Kreifels (Startup)

    CFO, Oxygen Technologies

  • 10:20 – 10:25

    Energy IoT and transformation platform

    Yüksel Sirmasac (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Rockethome

  • 10:25 – 10:45

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 10:45 – 11:30

    Networking coffee

  • 11:30 – 11:40

    Energy startup innovation made in Switzerland

    Hans Dahlberg, Chief Digital Officer, Alpiq (Corporate)

    Bastian Gerhard, Director, Oyster Lab (Corporate)

  • 11:40 – 11:50

    The innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe

    Dr. Elena Bou (VC)

    Innovation Director, InnoEnergy

  • 11:50 – 12:10

    InnoEnergy portfolio pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 12:10 – 12:15

    Offgrid energy pay-as-you-go solutions

    Siten Mandalia (Startup)

    CEO, Offgrid Solaris

  • 12:15 – 12:20

    Low-cost redox-flow batteries

    Thomas Gebauer (Startup)

    Co-CEO, Volterion

  • 12:20 – 12:25

    Vanadium redox flow batteries for your home

    Michael Peither (Startup)

    CTO, VoltStorage

  • 12:25 – 12:30

    Decentralised storage system operator

    Dr. Sandro Iacovella (Startup)

    CTO, ThermoVault

  • 12:30 – 12:35

    Lighting as a service

    Kaspars Osis (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, RCG Lighthouse

  • 12:35 – 12:40

    Next generation switchgear

    Dr. Fabian Lemke (Startup)

    CEO, Nuventura

  • 12:40 – 12:45

    Home refueling station for CNG vehicles

    Robert Strods (Startup)

    COO, Hygen

  • 12:45 – 12:50

    Industrial biotechnology

    Martin Spitznagel (Startup)

    CEO, Dust Biosolutions

  • 12:50 – 13:15

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking veggie lunch

  • 14:45 – 14:50

    Solar energy and education for our kids

    Robert Schrimpff (Startup)

    CEO, Solar for Schools

  • 14:50 – 14:55

    Solar metal roofs

    Andres Anijalg (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    Chief Business Development Officer, Roofit Solar Energy

  • 14:55 – 16:05

    Sponsor and startup pitches

    Speakers to be announced soon

  • 16:05 – 16:30

    2 days of investment opportunities – this is why we’re building a new smart green investment platform

    Moderator: Bart Markus, First Light FusionEcosummit TV

    Jan Michael Hess, Ecosummit Ventures (VC) and 3 more panelists to be announced

  • 16:30 – 24:00

    Ecosummit Family BBQ

    Thank you for joining us – Let’s enjoy a tasty BBQ, incredible wines, lounge and groovy music as well as solar boat tours powered by SolarWaterWorld. Bring your kids, sunglasses and dancing shoes because the party goes on!