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What is Initiate?

Initiate is a global movement that spotlights talent, empowers the next generation of energy entrepreneurs and creates impactful programmes to move the industry forward.

Founded in 2014, Initiate brings together start-ups, entrepreneurs, students, young professionals, corporate executives, public sector innovators and investors from around the world, with the aim of supporting the all-important entrepreneurial ecosystem and celebrating champions of innovation.

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Stronger Together

Initiate offers an unrivalled platform for cutting-edge start-ups and young bright minds, providing opportunities to collaborate with established industry players and investors in the sector.

By bringing them together at Initiate, Enlit Europe encourages existing industry professionals to be inspired by new ideas and new thinking, while the next generation of energy entrepreneurs benefit from gaining invaluable market knowledge from Enlit Europe’s speakers, partners and exhibitors. See below more information about Initiate at Enlit Europe:

Our Programme

Our Programme

The overall 2021 programme was more exciting than ever before and was designed to encourage maximum interaction between all stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem.
 

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Start-up Zone

Start-up
Zone

For start-ups, we have a dedicated area where you can have one-to-one meetings, present your ideas, products and service solutions. Do you want to see the future of the industry?
 

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Young Talent Programme

Young Talent Programme

The nurturing of young talent is a central pillar of Initiate, whether an undergraduate or post-graduate student, or a young professional beginning their career.

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INVOLVED

Digital Content

Digital Content

Bringing you new talk, new tech and new talent – 365 days a year. Our Initiate digital content is available On Demand. Want to share your story with us? You can also make an enquiry.

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Enel Challenge

2021 Initiate Exhibitors

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Initiate believes in the ability of humans to deliver clean energy for all through research, invention and innovation, supported by collaboration between all industry stakeholders. Join us and get in touch with the Initiate team!

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The Latest Initiate News

Initiate around the Globe

You can find Initiate around the globe, attending and hosting events.

Each meet-up is designed to target the challenges relevant to a specific region or continent with the common goal of moving towards a decarbonised future through next-gen tech, next-gen talent and a next-gen mindset.

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Snapshot of Initiate Supporters

Your Inclusive Guide to the Energy Transition

18000

Attendees

1000

Exhibitors

500

Speakers

Diamond Partner

  • Siemens

 

Sustainable Power Partner

  • Enel

 

Platinum Partner

  • Amazon Web Services

 

Gold Partners


  • Italgas
  • Microsoft
  • SAP

Silver Partners

  • Atos
  • Baker Hughes
  • Capgemini
  • LoRa Alliance
  • Meters & More
  • Nodes
  • Prime Alliance
  • Schneider Electric
  • Solar Turbines

 

Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation

 

Utility Partners

  • Dtek
  • Enedis
  • GRDF
  • Gruppo Hera
  • RTE
  • Sorgenia

 

Sponsors

  • AC Boilers
  • Analog Devices
  • Ansaldo
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • BASF New Business
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Critical Software
  • Data Reply
  • EDP Labelec
  • Emerson
  • Flux Federation
  • G3 PLC ALLIANCE
  • GIFT
  • Haldor Topsoe
  • INNIO
  • Kaluza
  • Kongsberg Digital
  • KX
  • Landis + Gyr
  • Minsait, an Indra Company
  • N-Side
  • Netbeheer Nederland
  • NXP
  • OSGP Alliance
  • Pietro Fiorentini
  • Powercloud
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Sféra
  • Siemens Energy
  • tiko
  • Uniper
  • Valmet Technologies

 

Initiate Sponsors

  • BayWa
  • EIT InnoEnergy
  • Enel Innovation Hubs
  • McKinsey Energy Insights
  • Iberdrola Perseo
  • Smart Innovation Norway
  • Sylfen
  • Techleap.nl
  • The GC Index
  • TU Berlin
  • Volytica Diagnostics
  • Woon Duurzaam