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Hepta Drones and 5G will solve poor network connection during crowded events

Crowded events like concerts, football games, and public demonstrations lead to excessively high communication capacity demand. Deteriorated network service with dropped calls and degraded Internet connectivity are expected results. Telecommunication companies have deployed temporary solutions, such as portable base stations, but this topic has still maintained a significant challenge for… Read More

EIT InnoEnergy invested in SunRoof to support product development and global expansion

SunRoof, a Swedish-Polish start-up developing fully solar 2-in-1 roofs and facades as well as solutions to support smart energy management, raised €2 million in a late seed round for product development and global expansion. This is the first financing round in which EIT InnoEnergy has participated along with other VC funds. Read More

Start-up Woola wins €50,000 cash injection amidst COVID energy recovery

EIT InnoEnergy, the European innovation engine for sustainable energy, has crowned Woola the winner of PowerUp! The start-up has been awarded a €50,000 cash prize and a place on its coveted investment programme – the Highway for its eco-friendly bubble wrap solution made from sheep’s wool. Woola was established at the end of… Read More

Ringhel and InnoEnergy team up to boost the Energy Software business worldwide

Ringhel is the leading energy software company in the Romanian market, with a market share of over 50%. Ringhel’s services and products are developed by a team with a significant background in the energy business. Ringhel’s vision is to transform the way energy and gas companies react to market and… Read More

InnoEnergy launches the PowerUp! Challenge elevating innovative companies to the next level

The PowerUp! Challenge is an opportunity for entities from Central-Eastern Europe to become the next unicorn in the InnoEnergy portfolio. The programme is open to entrepreneurs at all stages of development. It doesn’t matter if you only have an idea, looking for your next customer or planning market expansion. The… Read More

Facing the challenges of utilities – Smartvee by ConnectPoint now supported by InnoEnergy

Implementation of Smart Meters is still a challenge in the industry. ConnectPoint solves three main problems with a transition to smart in the Municipality of Leipzig with Smartvee solution. Recently, the company has received complex support and financial investment from InnoEnergy. Read More

InnoEnergy invests in Wheelme startup

InnoEnergy, has recently invested in a Polish startup called Wheelme, which aggregates the services of shared mobility services on a single map.The Wheelme app is meant to be a tool which shows people that you don’t need to own a car to get to your destination quickly and comfortably. The startup wants to actively promote forms of urban transport which reduce exhaust fumes, resource consumption and noise levels. Read More

The best start-up in the CEE region has been named! Danubia NanoTech wins the 2019 PowerUp! Grand Final.

The results from the fifth edition of InnoEnergy’s PowerUp! competition – which saw participation from over 300 start-ups from 24 countries across Central and Eastern Europe – have now been announced. Danubia NanoTech from Slovakia was named the overall winner by the judges following a close battle with its rivals… Read More

Meter data quality assurance as-a-service for Utilities and Energy

InnoEnergy and ConnectPoint agreed to cooperate closely on the development of ConnectPoint’s Smartvee, the solution  for meter data quality assurance. Additionally, InnoEnergy decided to provide financial support to develop and promote Smartvee on the European market. The investment and various network of contacts allows Smartvee to accelerate its growth and… Read More

Registration for PowerUp! has closed: we’re now ready to announce who has made it to the next stage of the competition!

Almost 300 start-ups from 24 countries across the CEE region will take part in the fifth edition of PowerUp!… Read More