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SMART ENERGY SCALE-UP SENSORFACT RAISES € 3.7M TO EXPAND ACROSS EUROPE

Sensorfact raised new capital from Korys, venture capital fund FORWARD.one, a current major shareholder, and EIT InnoEnergy, to further invest in the development of its energy efficiency platform for the industry and further expand across Europe. With this Series A investment, the innovative Utrecht based scale-up can continue to grow… Read More

Elestor wins audience prize Dutch Chambre of Commerce Innovation Top 100

EIT InnoEnergy supported Elestor was voted by the general public as best innovation in the 2020 edition of the Dutch Chambre of Commerce competition. Elestor cheap energy storage solution, based on hydrogen-bromine flow batteries will help the energy transition forward. In the transition to a 100% sustainable electricity supply,… 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

Energy-saving solution attracts media attention

vilisto received prominent coverage with their energy-saving solution in the German press: Read the article in business magazine brand eins, "Smarter Einheizer", and an interview founder Christoph Berger has recently given to deutsche startups, a major German start-up news portal. Über Thermostate,… Read More

Dutch King Willem-Alexander interested in solutions of Woon Duurzaam

EIT InnoEnergy supported start-up Woon Duurzaam had the opportunity to disucss with Dutch King Willem-Alexander how private consumers could create energy neutral housing at a reasonable cost. 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

Winner EnergyXL selected!

EIT InnoEnergy and Rockstart, the two top-rated energy-focused start-up incubation and acceleration programmes have teamed up again for a joint initiative with the goal to provide the most relevant support to the best start-ups out there. This edition of EnergyXL allowed again a great number of cleantech start-ups to show… Read More

Graphmatech and Swedish Algae Factory among the Top 33 start-ups in Sweden

The prestigious Swedish “33-listan” acknowledges today’s 33 most innovative tech companies in Sweden that have the potential of becoming tomorrow’s stock market giants. We are proud to count two EIT InnoEnergy-backed start-ups among them. Congratulations to Graphmatech for their first nomination, and to Swedish Algae Factory who features in the… Read More

Peafowl Solar Power attracts SEK 5 million investment

Swedish-based start-up Peafowl Solar Power, which develops unique solar technology, has attracted a SEK 4 million investment (approx. EUR 370K) from the Swedish venture capital company Almi Invest. Additional 1 million SEK (approx. EUR 93K) has been raised from private investors. The… 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