Regional Final

September 10, 2020

Regional Final Europe, a virtual green business fest

Every year cleantech start-ups across the globe take part in our competition. The national winners of all participating European countries compete for the regional win at the Regional Final Europe.

During the morning in closed sessions the 42 best European teams will pitch for a specialist jury. The main event is in the afternoon (starts 11:30 CET) and is open to the public via a live stream. There are keynote speakers, networking opportunities, interactive workshops via Zoom, and the Top-8 start-ups will pitch for the Regional win.

Be part of the green wave, join us on September 10. Register today, tickets are free.

Finalists from all over the region

Click on a country to find out which teams made it to this Regional Final.

Winners by country

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  • 09:00 - 11:30

    Start-up pitches in 8 themes (closed sessions)

  • 11:30 - 11:40

    Welcome by ClimateLaunchpad team & keynote by Arnaud de la Tour

  • 11:40 - 12:00

    Opening keynote

  • 12:00 - 12:15

    Announcement of finalists & introduction to workshops and networking sessions

    Top-16 of morning session will continue on to the Global Grand Final. Top-8 will pitch in the afternoon for the regional victory.

  • 12:30 - 13:30

    Workshops & Networking (Zoom sessions)

  • 13:30 - 14:00

    Keynote by Harald Friedl

  • 14:00 - 15:30

    Top-8 pitch final

  • 15:30 - 16:00

    Audience votes & Jury deliberation

  • 16:00 - 16:30

    Award ceremony :-)

  • All times CET

What to expect

The online event is filled with keynotes, workshops, start-ups pitching, networking sessions, alumni sharing start-up stories, the finals and a festive award ceremony.

I will be like a live event, but better :-) #promise

Arnaud de la Tour

CEO & co-founder of Hello Tomorrow

Arnaud de la Tour is CEO and Co-founder of Hello Tomorrow. Prior to that, he completed a Ph.D. in the photovoltaic industry, then worked for 2.5 years in management consulting at the Boston Consulting Group.

Harald Friedl

Global Leader on System Change & Circular Economy

As an independent consultant Harald enables organizations and people to pursue a circular commitment and transition through strategic, data-driven action plans.

Marc Lallemand

Consultant at EnergieSprong

Marc will host break out session #1: Innovating for Net-Zero Homes

EnergieSprong creates comfortable living space through net-zero energy renovations which have the potential to be cost-neutral for tenants through energy and operational savings.

Ann Runnel

Founder & visionary at Reverse Resources

Ann will host break out session #3: eco-innovation in the textile industry

Ann is driven to see the slowed-down ethical, circular and functional economy come true. She believes in innovation and entrepreneurship as the fastest way to make changes happen.

Reverse Resources is a ClimateLaunchpad alumnus.

Jason Hallet

Co-founder of Lixea LTD

Jason hosts breakout session #4: creating alternatives to the petrochemical industry

Jason is one of the co-founders of Lixea LTD, an Imperial College spin-out developing an innovative biomass fractionation process using low-cost ionic liquids. They develop products that offer alternatives to the petrochemical industry.

Willem Vermaat

Animal Rights Netherlands

Willem will host breakout session #2: Ethics in green business

Willem will make you think about the importance of ethics when businesses position themselves as green. And he shares his latest insights on plant based business opportunities.

Contact info

The Regional Final in Europe is organised by the global ClimateLaunchpad team with support from the National Partner for UK-England.

Denise Li - ClimateLaunchpad

Denise Li

Project Manager

Minke Korving

Management Assistant

Fieke Ripping

Fieke Ripping

Marketing & Content Coordinator

Naveed Chaudhry

Head of the Climate-KIC Accelerator at the Centre for Climate Change Innovation