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Andreas Kuhlmann

Chief Executive, German Energy Agency (dena)

Patrick CHILD

Deputy Director General in DG Research and Innovation at the European Commission

Maurizio Bezzeccheri

Head of Latin America Enel

John Loughhead

Chair of Mission Innovation Steering Committee

Terhi Vapola

VP of Helen Ventures

Kingsmill Bond

Energy Strategist at Carbon Tracker

Christoph Beuttler

CO2 Removal Manager at Climeworks


Senior Operations Specialist at Shell Enerji

Heather Clark

Co Founder of Gilytics

Sven Egenter

Editor-in-Chief of Clean Energy Wire

Lubomila Jordanova

CEO & Founder, PlanA.Earth

Fadwa Ouardani

AI Project Manager, Merantix Labs

BJ Perng

Founder and CEO of NiveauUp Inc.

Janis Gummersbach

Senior Project Manager at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Anika Nicolaas Ponder

Team Leader, Sustainability & innovation at IKEM

Fabian Sacharowitz

Investment Director at EIT InnoEnergy Germany

Charlotte Streck

Co-Founder and Director of Climate Focus

Daniel Teichmann

Founder and CEO of Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies

Alexandre Torreele

CEO of re.alto

adriano desideri


Christoph Frei

Partner, Global Energy Transformation – GETalliance, Emerald

Brian Dean

Head of Energy Efficiency and Cooling at Sustainable Energy for All

Livia Toth

Ventures Director, Plug and Play

Jens Mueller-Belau

Energy Transition Manager Germany, Shell

Craig Knight

Co-Founder and CEO, HYZON Motors Inc.

James Kong

Director and Founder at ALP TECHNOLOGIES LTD

Felix Krause

Investment Partner innogy Ventures

Wolfgang Korek

Head of Unit Energy Technologies at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Jonathan Ruddick

Chief Operating Officer at Planet Ark Power

Rokas Peciulaitis

Founding and Managing Partner Contrarian Ventures

Diego Saez Gil

Co-founder, CEO - Pachama

Stefan Kapferer

CEO of 50Hertz

Pia Dorfinger

Project Director Start Up Energy Transition, dena

Neha Palmer

Head of Energy Strategy, Global Infrastructure at Google Inc.

Massamba Thioye

Manager, Sustainable Development Mechanism Program at UNFCCC

Sallar Faridi

Director of Plug and Play Tech Center

Maikel Bouricius

Marketing Manager at Asperitas

Andres Anijalg

Co-founder & COO of Roofit Solar Energy

Mark Hartney

Principal, Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Guido Dalessi

CEO of Elestor

Jean-Marc (Thermosolar) Coulon

Founder of Thermosolar

Philipp Engelkamp

Founder of Ineratec

Oscar Hoyos

Co-Founder & CEO at Uptime Analytics

Rolf Luchsinger

Co-Founder and CEO of Twingtec

Tommaso Miori

International Business Developer at Adaptricity AG

Peter Zhou

Special Project Manager - Polymers at Carbon Upcycling Technologies

Jon Dee

Co-Founder and Managing Director, DoSomething Foundation

Christoph Berger

Founder and CEO - vilisto GmbH

Sarah Fluchs

Director Remanufacturing & Sustainability, PEM Motion

Tobias Rothacher

Senior Manager, Energy Storage, GTAI

Rob Compton

Manager, Energy Efficiency, GTAI

Madeleine Tischer

Senior Manager. Marketing, GTAI

Dustin Onghanseng

Co-Founder and CEO of uHoo

Alex Bril

Co-Founder & Head of Business Development at SolarLatam

Klara Moradkhan

Co-Founder at ePAVE, LLC

Bryan Ovalle

Co-Founder, COO -JumpWatts

Matias Sigal

Business development at Eco Wave Power

Katja Grothe-Eberhardt

Founder Klimate

Michael Whitwick

CTO at Solar Earth Technologies Ltd.

Chris Law

CEO & Co-Founder, Future Grid

Charlotta Holmquist

Co-Founder of BL!XT

Martin Schichtel

CEO and Founder at KRAFTBLOCK

NIshaant Sangaavi

Co-Founder & CEO at EnergyX Solutions Inc.

Rui Rodruiges

BeON Energy

Dominik Lausch

CEO, DENKweit GmbH

Robin Zalwert

Market Development, Funding & Legislation, KEYOU GmbH

Ludwig Speidel

CFO, Swobbee

Thomas Goette

CEO, GreenPocket

Andreas Ostrovsky

Co-Founder, CEO at Sagar Energy Solutions

Rebecca Bregant

Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder, mango solar

Marcia Pereira - BANDORA

CEO & Co-Founder, Bandora

Daria Smirnova

Head of International Startups Relations, Skolkovo

Claudius Laskawy

Innovation Manager at Plug & Play Tech Center

Angela Wilkinson

Secretary General & CEO, World Energy Council

Philipp Hasler

Investment Director at Emerald Technology Ventures

Julia Padberg

Principal at SET Ventures

Mathew Mazhuvanchery

Chief Executive Officer at Distributed Energy

Nicolas Lerch

Senior Sales Manager at gridX

Aidana Toleshova

CEO of HydroPlat

Emma Krause

Project Manager, adelphi and Secretariat of the International Carbon Action Partnership

Sebastian Schröer

Founder, perto GmbH

Dr. Karina Rigby

Vice President at Siemens AG “Siemensstadt 2.0“

Thomas Birr

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer E.ON

Vanessa Miler Fels

Director of Energy Innovation and Impact at Microsoft

May Liew

VP, Innovation, Singapore Power Group

Faez Shakil

Data Architect at EcoEnergy

Frank Balas

Sector Specialist - Energy, IoT, Transportation, Emerald Technology Ventures

Petra Sokolova

Investment Manager, Inven Capital

Jane Wu

Director - Venture Cup China (USWC)

Nikolaj Martyniuk

CEO & Co-Founder, WePower

Tim Heal

Director of Strategy, Octopus Energy

Ami Valdemoro

Liter of Light

Ulrich Seitz

Managing Director, BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

Sophia Nadur

Global eMobility Innovation Director, bp

Lin Li

Director of Global Policy and Advocacy WWF International

jan gardberg

CEO - IKEA Australia

Rene Fassbender

CEO, OmegaLambdaTech

Sascha Stremming


Freerk Bisschop

Program director Smart Energy - Rockstart

James Martin


Thomas Osdoba

Senior Cities Advisor Climate-KIC

Sara Moarif

Head, Environment and Climate Change Unit at IEA

Olugbenga Olubanjo


Nabin Raj Gaihre

TFE Energy / VIDA

Illac Diaz

Founder, Liter of Light

Thomas Goette


Mark Freymüller

CEO - Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility AG

Jim Metropoulos

Blue Box Air

Nils Høivik


João Galamba

State Secretary Portugal

Fernando Sandoval

Manager Enel Innovation Hub Europe

Dominic Mellor

Principal Investment Specialist at the ADB Ventures, Asian Development Bank

Simon van der Jagt

CEO of Nowi

Heloise Le Masne


Ifeoma Malo

CEO, Clean Tech Hub Nigeria

Laurence Green

Project Manager, dena

Christian Rood

CEO & Co-founder of Leyden-Jar

Tristen Mueller

Sharkbite International

Startupbootcamp Australia

Startupbootcamp Australia

Richard Celm

Startupbootcamp Australia

Abs Bulbuliya

Startupbootcamp Australia

Saraansh Dave

Head of New Business Development, CLP

Matthias Dill

Managing Partner EIP

Alex Khripko

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Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is a global innovation platform supporting innovation in energy transition.


The finalists of the SET Award 2020 Category: Digital Energy Systems

BluWave-ai - Canada, Sterblue - France, SwitchDin -Australia

The finalists of the SET Award 2020 Category: Energy Efficiency Solutions

Blue Box Air - United States, Enerbrain - Italy, Enjay AB - Sweden

The finalists of the SET Award 2020 Category: Renewable Energies and Materials

instagrid - Germany, VoltStorage - Germany, EnergyNest - Norway

The finalists of the SET Award 2020 Category: Smart Mobility

EcoG - Germany, Ponera Group - Switzerland, TRANSITION-ONE - France

The finalists of the SET Award 2020 Category: Special Prize Quality Access & SDG-7

Liter of Light - Philippines, Reeddi - Nigeria/Canada, TFE Energy / Village Data Analytics - Germany

SET StartupTV Channel

SET has partnered up with StartupTV to provide you with a one-stop-shop for energy transition videos and interviews!

SET Networking Platform

The SET Network Online Platform connects start-ups, companies and investors.

AXEL - The Energy Accelerator

AXEL accompanies since 2018 early-stage energy start-ups to bring their ideas to market.

EIT InnoEnergy

EIT InnoEnergy is the innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe.

Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator

The Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator is a global, mentor-driven program for startups who are solving, shaping or serving the future of energy.

Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center is a global innovation platform and one of the world’s leading venture capitalists.


Rockstart Energy is a domain-focused accelerator-VC with follow-on growth funding which will invest in early stage businesses contributing to the energy transition.

Sharkbite – Imagine 2030

Imagine the world in 2030


The next Softlanding Program has been confirmed - March, 15-19

Startupbootcamp Energy

Startupbootcamp Energy - a portfolio of programs for energy Startups and Scaleups

Techleap is a non-profit publicly funded organisation helping to quantify and accelerate the tech ecosystem of the Netherlands.

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Berlin Partner for Business and Technology offers business and technology support for start-ups, established companies, investors and scientific institutes in Berlin.

Green Recovery Challenge - BETD

The Green Recovery Challenge is an ideas competition to encourage, inspire, and discover innovative ideas to Power Up international cooperation in energy


Kickstart supports your startup in scaling your business in Switzerland.


The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is a private non-profit organization.

New Energy Nexus

New Energy Nexus is an international organization that strives towards an abundant world with a 100% clean energy economy for 100% of the population in the shortest time possible.

Start-Up Chile

Start-Up Chile is the world’s first public business accelerator program created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs.

Swedish-German Cleantech Platform

The Swedish-German Cleantech Platform, run by the Swedish Energy Agency and the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, is designed to support Swedish cleantech startups entering the German market.

Third Derivative (D3)

A joint venture of Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and New Energy Nexus, Third Derivative (D3) is a vertically integrated engine for climate innovation.

University Startup World Cup (USWC)

University Startup World Cup is an international competition for innovation and entrepreneurship initiated by the Nordic non-profit organization Venture Cup Denmark.

Women in Renewable Energy

WiRE's mission is to advance the role and recognition of women working in the energy sector.