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Tech Tour has announced the second edition of the Tech Tour Water Tech 2024 Programme. This initiative is aimed at promoting the advancement of water tech companies by enhancing networking opportunities, fostering strategic partnerships, and facilitating investments. 30-36 of the most promising companies, who have applied, will be selected by a panel of active investors to participate in the programme. 


The programme comprises a series of online sessions where seasoned industry figures will provide mentorship and guidance to entrepreneurs via Academy sessions. It will culminate in an onsite event scheduled for 21 and 22 May in Aarhus, Denmark, where the selected companies will present their innovative ideas and projects. Over 50 influential international investors, VCs, corporate, cluster and expert guests will take part in the event. 


The last year’s edition of the Water Tech Programme has received high praise from its participants, who have shared their experiences and the value they gained from attending. Matthias Stier from Variolytics highlighted the unique opportunity the two-day event offered startups to demonstrate their innovative ideas to a discerning audience of investors and fellow entrepreneurs. He noted, "Attending the Tech Tour Water Tech 2023 in Aarhus was a transformative experience that immersed me in the forefront of water technology innovation. The two-day event provided an exclusive platform for start-ups to showcase their groundbreaking ideas to a curated audience of investors and fellow entrepreneurs. The focused environment on water-tech ensured meaningful connections, expanding my network and opening doors to new investment opportunities. This event not only highlighted the incredible potential within the water-tech sector but also emphasized the power of collaboration and synergy within this specialized community." 


Wayne Byrne of Burnt Island Ventures shared his enthusiasm about the event as a prime venue for presenting their investment fund. He remarked, “The Tech Tour Water Summit was an ideal platform for Burnt Island Ventures to highlight our $50 million water-focused Investment Fund. It was thrilling to be among numerous pioneering companies presenting their technologies globally. Aarhus, Denmark, provided an excellent backdrop for collaboration and sharing advancements in the water sector." 


Participants in this year's edition will benefit from a variety of opportunities, including: 


  • Extensive networking opportunities with high-profile investors and entrepreneurs. 

  • Insights into the strategies and offerings of visionary entrepreneurs and seasoned investors. 

  • The ability to schedule one2one meetings with all attendees. 

  • Opportunities for investors to explore co-investment ventures and strategic partnerships. 

 The Tech Tour Water Tech 2024 Programme will feature insightful keynote speeches and interactive panel discussions led by industry experts, focusing on sustainable innovation and investment strategies. It will explore various technological themes such as Industrial, Production, Water Supply & Wastewater, Householders and House Developers, Urban Flooding & Coastal Production, Water Management Tools. 


This programme is partnered with CLEAN Cluster, Water Valley Denmark, NIRAS City of Aarhus, Kromann Reumert, The Trade Council, Erhvervshus Midtjylland, Erhvervshus Nordjylland, The Water Council, The Link, Water Alliance, Solar Impulse Foundation, International Cleantech Network, DHI, and Danfoss. 


Tech Tour is the largest tech entrepreneurs and investor community in Europe. Every year, over 1,000 of the most promising tech companies are selected by some 1,000 investment, corporate and cluster experts actively engaged in 25 specialised Investment Programmes culminating in annual events. All of Europe and all tech sectors are covered including digital, health and sustainability with a focus on growth companies and scale-ups with the best potential to generate returns and impact. 


In the past 7 years alone our entrepreneur alumni reported well over €20 billion of investments raised. 76% of the companies that were selected in the Tech Tour programmes raised funding. 78% of the total funding raised over the life of the company was committed to after the first presentation at a Tech Tour event. See impact data


For further information, please check Tech Tour Water Tech 2024 Programme or contact: