Cleantech Conference New York – Berlin
The German cleantech sector has been enjoying steady growth in recent years. It produces an increasing number of successful young companies wishing to internationalize and tap into the startup ecosystem in the United States, particularly in New York. In this context, CleanTech Innovation Center Berlin is hosting an international conference in New York City that includes business and policy experts as well as startups from Germany and the US. Our focal points are:
- The Impact of Startups for the Cleantech Sector in Germany and the US
- Cleantech in New York and Berlin – Framework Requirements and Current Developments
- Transatlantic Cleantech Case Studies: What are the Key Drivers to Success?
The conference is organized in cooperation with the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Urban Future Lab, German American Chamber of Commerce New York, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Center for Research and Innovation.
9:30am - 10:00am Opening & Welcome
10:00am - 12:00 (noon) Keynote Speeches
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm Startup Presentations/ Q&As
2:30pm - 3:00pm Coffee break
3:00pm - 5:00pm Panel Discussion
5:00pm - 8:00pm Networking & Buffet
Confirmed Speakers and Panelists (among others):
Michael Geißler, Chief Executive Officer, Berlin Energy Agency (BEA)
Pat Sapinsley, Managing Director, Cleantech Initiatives, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Jeff Peterson, Program Manager, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority - NYSERDA
Prof. Kurt H. Becker, Vice Dean for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Dietmar Rieg, President & CEO, German American Chamber of Commerce New York (GACCNY)
Micah Kotch, Managing Director for MINI Urban-X accelerator
Sander Dolder, Associate Vice President, Center for Urban Innovation | Smart and Sustainable Cities, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Wolfgang Korek, Head of Unit Energy Technologies, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology
David Wortmann, Managing Director, Berlin - Brandenburg Energy Network
Presenting Startups from Berlin and New York:
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CleanTech Innovation Center Berlin
CleanTech Innovation Center Berlin is a Public Private Partnership project of GSG, a Berlin-based real estate firm, and the business development agency of the Marzahn-Hellersdorf district, Berlin.