The  Cleantech Summit - Energy Transition, an initiative of the Tech Tour and the International Venture Club (IVC), was hosted by the City of Rotterdam, and took place again in Rotterdam on 21-22 November 2018 and focused on showcasing the best investment opportunities within the cleantech industry in Europe. On November 21 an Investor Venture Club Roundtable, CEO Workshop and Summit Welcome Cocktail & Dinner takook place.


The agenda included 30 Scale up company presentations by CEOs, discussion panels, keynotes and top-level networking. 100 guests were present at the Summit Networking Dinner on 21 November, representing the "Who's Who" of the Cleantech and Venture Capital market, including top executives from blue-chip technology companies, international venture capitalists, investment bankers, specialized press, service providers and advisers coming from all around the world. The presenting companies had also the opportunity to benefit from our CEO Masterclasses and workshops (took place on the 21 November).

The programme revolved around the following four sectors:

  • Energy Transition: generation, storage, infrastructure, efficiency
  • Smart cities and Mobility
  • Maritime and Offshore
  • Industry

Key stats of the event:

1 Great location: Rotterdam
2 Hosting networks: Tech Tour + International Venture Club 
1 Day to engage with successful peers and decision makers 
30 Scale-Ups-  CEOs of high-performing growth companies in Cleantech industries 

3 Super Scale-Ups - Success stories of the most successful companies in the sector
7 wow factor companies - emerging companies to deliver an elevator pitch
30+ Corporate development leaders 
45+ International VC investors and specialist intermediaries
180+ Participants of this exclusive event

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