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Initiate! is the perfect platform for startups, students, young professionals and established professionals to share ideas and innovations.


The need for innovation and change in the industry is apparent and happening and Initiate! is the Datatopia of European Utility Week, where these discussions can take place.

From the digital transition to innovations within the renewable energy sector, the energy trading sector and looking at the transformation within the generation side of power, Initiate! looks at acquiring new talents or forming new partnerships to create positive change. The Initiate! programme stimulates this change by including all players in the eco-system – all with the intention to catapult the industry forward.

Initiate! will be diving into the latest tech and developments in the startup & young talent space. Read all about it on the pages below and join the club!

More about Initiate!


The Initiate! Programme is a platform where all players in the eco-system join forces in making sure that the energy transition will be completed 

Click here to read more about the Programme. 


Young Talent Programme

Are you about to graduate and ready to work in the industry? Or are you under 35 and working for a utility?

Then come and join the Initiate! Young Talent Programme

Startup Programme

Showcase your solutions to the entire EUW audience on the Initiate! Hub, connect and brainstorm with the incumbents in the industry and venture unities within utilities and meet with VCs.

Join us

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Are you interested in getting involved with Initiate! and getting updates about the latest developments?

Fill out this form and let us know what interests you the most so we can keep you up to date!

The Initiate! topics will be covered before the event in the form of blog posts, expert articles and interviews. Read on:
  • "Initiate! is a platform that perfectly aligns with our vision"

    30 Jul 2019 Rameen Ghauri, Chair of TU Delft Energy Club
    TU Delft Energy Club is an Ambassador University at Initiate! 2019. Read the interview:
  • Peter Goenitzer was a speaker during "The importance for utilities & startups to collectively innovate & join forces" session at the EUW 2018 Initiate! programme.
  • Maria Freitag attended Initiate! at European Utility Week in 2018 and discovered a hotbed of talent.


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