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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! dived into the latest tech and developments in the startup & young talent space. 

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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

A programme for young students about to graduate and ready to work in the industry or students under 35 and working for a utility.

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Startup Programme

Where startups showcase their solutions to the entire event audience on the Initiate! Hub, connect and brainstorm with the incumbents in the industry and venture unities within utilities and meet with VCs.

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Lead Partner

  • InnoEnergy

Legal & Regulatory Partner

  • Pinsent Masons


  • Amazon Web Service
  • Enel
  • The GC Index


  • :agile accelerator GmbH
  • Iberdrola Ventures
  • Skolkovo
  • TU Berlin

University Ambassadors

  • CIFE
  • TU Berlin
  • TU Delft Energy Club


  • Der Brutkasten
  • ITA
  • Start-up Energy transition
The Initiate! topics will be covered before the event in the form of blog posts, expert articles and interviews. Read on:
  • Talk Community Interview: Dima Prisikar

    Dima Prisikar CEO functions and co-founder at Xigrid
    Read the interview with Dima Prisikar CEO functions and co-founder at Xigrid
  • Talk Community Interview: Elena International

    Elena International company
    Read the interview with Elena International
  • Talk Community Interview: Frank Gielen

    16 Oct 2019 Dr. Frank Gielen, Education Director, Innoenergy
    Read the interview with Dr. Frank Gielen, Education Director at Innoenergy
  • Talk Community Interview: Dr. Carsten Corino

    02 Oct 2019 Dr. Carsten Corino, SunOyster Systems GmbH
    Read the interview with Dr. Carsten Corino, SunOyster Systems GmbH
  • Startup Videos

    01 Oct 2019
    Check out the videos from our Initiate! Startups
  • Talk Community Interview: Pierre-Alexandre SCHEMBRI

    27 Sep 2019 Pierre-Alexandre SCHEMBRI, President, Netsach
    Read the interview with Pierre-Alexandre SCHEMBRI, President, Netsach
  • Talk Community Interview: Andreas Schoser

    27 Sep 2019 Andreas Schoser, Business Development Manager, Pixolus GmbH
    Read the interview with Andreas Schoser, Business Development Manager of Pixolus GmbH
  • Talk Community Interview: David White

    24 Sep 2019 David White, Business Development Manager, Mixergy
    Read the interview with David White, Business Development Manager at Mixergy
  • Talk Community Interview : Álvaro Sánchez Miralles

    Álvaro Sánchez Miralles, Chief Executive Officer, Stemy Energy
    Read the interview with Álvaro Sánchez Miralles, Chief Executive Officer of Stemy Energy
  • Talk Community Interview : MiDo

    Miriam Surro, Chief Executive Officer, MiDo
    Read the interview with Miriam Surro, Chief Executive Officer of MiDo


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  • Amazon Web Services


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  • Atos
  • Capgemini
  • Click Software
  • Landis + Gyr
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  • Solar turbines


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  • Enel Foundation

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  • AcegasApsAmga SpA
  • Enedis
  • GRDF
  • GRTgaz
  • Gruppo Hera
  • Inrete
  • RTE

Legal & Regulatory Partner

  • Pinset Mason



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