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Rune Kirt

Rune Kirt

CEO & Partner, Kirt x Thomsen

Rune Kirt is an archipreneur, industrial designer and futurist on a mission to re-engineer the innovation culture through design. 

In 2011, he co-launched an award-winning design and innovation studio KIRT x THOMSEN that helps ‘imagineer’ green energy and mobility futures. 

By bridging the gap between technology and business, engineering and management, KIRT x THOMSEN collaborates with the most disruptive clean-tech companies, enabling them to solve their innovation challenges. Rune and his team offer design-led solutions to support and accelerate innovation processes by transforming complex technical knowledge into a shared visual language for various stakeholders.

Its portfolio encompasses diverse collaborations with Ørsted, Vestas, GE Renewables, AREVA, European Energy, Bladena, OceanSky Airships, etc.

Rune is also a Board Member at Design University Kolding, Design Denmark and the Confederation of Danish Industry.


Sponsors & Partners

Platinum Partner

  • Siemens AG


Gold Partner

  • Kaluza

Silver Partner

  • Rolls-Royce Solutions GmbH


  • Hiven Energy
  • PRIME Alliance
  • ProEnergy Services
  • Meters and More


Industry Partners

  • ANIE Federazione
  • ANIMA Confindustria
  • Avere
  • CHARGE Energy Branding
  • CO2 Value
  • COGEN Europe
  • currENT
  • dena
  • DERlab
  • E.DSO
  • EASE
  • Elettricità Futura
  • Energia Media
  • ETN
  • Eurelectric
  • Eurogas
  • Euroheat & Power
  • European Biogas Association
  • European Energy Retailers (EER)
  • Flow Batteries Europe
  • Generazione Distribuita (Distributed Generation)
  • Hydrogen Europe
  • IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission
  • IPPF
  • Lombardy Energy Cleantech Cluster (LE2C)
  • OSGP
  • Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico - RSE SpA
  • SmartEn
  • Start Up Energy Transition (SET)
  • T&D Europe
  • VDMA
  • VGBE Energy