What to Attend During the Nordic Clean Energy Week?

The upcoming Nordic Clean Energy Week offers a wealth of activities, from which it can be hard to decipher which ones to pay attention to. Don’t despair – we’ve got it covered. Keep reading to hear about the most exciting events taking place in Copenhagen in the week of 21-24 May 2018.

The Nordic Clean Energy Week is a collection of energy related activities which will take place in the Greater Copenhagen region during the Ninth Clean Energy Ministerial and Third Mission Innovation Ministerial (CEM9/MI-3). During the week 21-24 May, politicians, researchers, business and industry will gather to discuss future energy solutions.

Nordic students are taking bold action to solve global climate challenges

22-24 May, Copenhagen: Clean Energy Hack

On 22 May EIT Climate-KIC invites 60 young talents to DTU Skylab for the Clean Energy Hack. In the only event for students during the Nordic Clean Energy Week, future change makers will use their knowledge, insights and creativity to find solutions to climate challenges faced by the cities attending the NCEW. The best solutions will be awarded at the Sustainable Urban Solutions Conference on 23 May with invitations to pitch at the Smart City World Expo in Barcelona in November. Read more about the Clean Energy Hack here, and follow live coverage from the event live using the hashtag #CleanEnergyHack on Twitter and Instagram.

Meet the hottest Nordic cleantech start-ups

22-23 May, Malmö: Cleantech Capital Day and Nordic Cleantech Open

Out of more than hundred applicants to Cleantech Scandinavia’s Nordic Cleantech Open, 10 have been identified as future game changers, out of which two emerge out of EIT Climate-KIC’s acceleratorEnjay and Epishine. Enjay is moreover nominated for WWF’s Climate Solver Award. Both awards will be handed out on 22 May, and EIT Climate-KIC’s CEO Kirsten Dunlop is giving a keynote to open the day between 9:00-12:00.

On 23 May there will be thematic discussions and further company presentations at the Cleantech Capital Day. This is a networking event for more than 200 investors, industrial companies and handpicked clean technology companies, of which four are enrolled in the EIT Climate-KIC start-up accelerator: AgrilutionHawa DawaHeliac and BrillPower.

Buy your ticket here!

Help cities from around the world find innovative solutions to their climate and energy challenges

23 May, Copenhagen: Sustainable Urban Solutions Conference

Together with CLEANTillväxtverketInnovation NorwayBusiness FinlandPromote Iceland and Cleantech Scandinavia, EIT Climate-KIC will host the Sustainable Urban Solutions conference in Copenhagen.

The focus of the conference is to assist 12 global cities in the search for innovative solutions to the major sustainability challenges they face. Among the invited cities are the EIT Climate-KIC partners Helsinki, Stavanger, Vejle and Malmö as well as our collaborating cities Hamilton and Singapore. During the day, 400 international guests will meet with leading Nordic and global cities and partners to explore sustainable solutions.

The conference will create a highly relevant platform for action-oriented collaboration, that attracts Nordic and international partners. The conference hopes to reach this by showcasing leading Nordic urban solutions and facilitating co-creation of solutions to city challenges.

You will get the opportunity to hear inspiring keynotes and partake in an exciting panel debate between government officials, companies and people from the cleantech industry. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to directly engage with key city representatives in 10-12 parallel workshops where cities will present concrete challenges.

Read more about the participating cities and speakers, and sign up here!

Learn about innovations and emerging best practice related to mobilizing climate finance

23 May, Copenhagen: Sustainable Finance Event

On 23 May, EIT Climate-KIC, The Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK)South Pole, and Gaia Consulting are hosting a workshop on the Nordic public-private collaborative platform for climate finance.

This workshop is part of a larger initiative to promote more efficient exchange and channelling of information on Nordic and international innovations and emerging best practice related to mobilizing climate finance. Transitioning to clean energy is one of the most effective tools for fighting climate change and therefore plays a crucial role in the international climate finance mix.

Read more and sign up for the workshop here!

Sharing local climate solutions

24 May, Copenhagen: Klima 100

With an emphasis on knowledge sharing, best practice and forging new relations across municipal and country borders, this event will mark the release of Realdaniaand Sustainia’s Klima100 report. Gathering the practitioners behind the most innovative local Danish solutions as well as global front runners such as leading C40 cities, the summit will share radical new solutions to assist local governments accelerate the green transition within and across sectors

EIT Climate-KIC will be hosting three parallel workshop sessions on the topics of Green Mobility, Smart Buildings and Energy Efficiency and Citizen engagement and behaviour change. Want to attend? Express your interest right here.

What are the possibilities and trade-offs of bio-energy?

24 May, Lund: Spark! Lecture

Being the major form of renewable energy worldwide, bio-energy has the potential to generate more energy than wind, solar and hydro-power combined. In the coming decades, a huge increase in demand for biomass for energy purposes is expected. Where will this biomass come from and what are the impacts of this increased usage? Together with Lund University, EIT Climate-KIC invites you to discuss these issues together with a knowledgeable high profile panel consisting of the former Swedish Environmental Minister and representatives from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)World Bioenergy Organisation and Sweden’s leading universities on this topic.

Sign up here!

 
Location
Denmark
Articles you may be interested in
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Eight Nordic cities hosting Climathons in 2019

On 25 October, cities around the world are participating...

Eight Nordic cities hosting Climathons in 2019
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Open Innovation Call: Exploring power peak shaving as enabler for resilient ne...

For decades the focus in energy system transformation has...

Open Innovation Call: Exploring power peak shaving as enabler for resilient neighbourhoods
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Mitigating the impacts of Arctic warming

At this year’s Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavík, Iceland,...

Mitigating the impacts of Arctic warming
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC will play a prominent role at the C40 World Mayors Summit in C...

Climate change and the booming urban population pose major...

EIT Climate-KIC will play a prominent role at the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen, 9-12 October 2019
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Winners of the Open Innovation Call in NYC and finalists of Call in CPH announ...

With the UN Climate Action Summit as backdrop, New...

Winners of the Open Innovation Call in NYC and finalists of Call in CPH announced
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Hacking the way to smart energy solutions

On 29 September 2019, students, young professionals and entrepreneurs...

Hacking the way to smart energy solutions
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Too good to go – 10+2 start-ups make it into the Nordic Accelerator

5-6 September marked the 4th edition of our biannual...

Too good to go – 10+2 start-ups make it into the Nordic Accelerator
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
The wind of change blowing in Lund

During the second round of the EIT Climate-KIC Journey...

The wind of change blowing in Lund
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Six Circularity City award finalists presenting their circular products at Nor...

Six finalists have been invited to showcase their circular...

Six Circularity City award finalists presenting their circular products at NordBAU
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Open Innovation Call targeting air quality and urban heat island effect launch...

The City of Copenhagen’s department Resilient and Sustainable City Solutions within...

Open Innovation Call targeting air quality and urban heat island effect launched in Copenhagen
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
The Northern Path – Journey summer school exploring Finland

A new set of change makers set out on...

The Northern Path – Journey summer school exploring Finland
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
First EIT Climate-KIC Journey Community Summit held in Hamburg

The first ever EIT Climate-KIC Journey Community Summit was...

First EIT Climate-KIC Journey Community Summit held in Hamburg
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Vision Journey embarking on their path in Copenhagen

How can young students and professionals be part of...

Vision Journey embarking on their path in Copenhagen
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Circularity City Product Award competition launch

We are happy to announce the launch of the...

Circularity City Product Award competition launch
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Climbing high in Copenhagen

Climbing a 50-meter-high still-operational wind turbine is not something...

Climbing high in Copenhagen
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
WCEF 2019: The challenges and potential of circular procurement in cities

The increasing population growth and urbanisation intensifies the pressure...

WCEF 2019: The challenges and potential of circular procurement in cities
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Female entrepreneurs and start-ups take the stage in Bornholm

Male entrepreneurs outnumber female entrepreneurs by a significant amount....

Female entrepreneurs and start-ups take the stage in Bornholm
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Unlocking the Alternative Protein Market at EAT Forum

EAT-Forum 2019 – Climate-KIC and Forum for the Future...

Unlocking the Alternative Protein Market at EAT Forum
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
New Open Innovation Call targeting air quality and urban heat island effect la...

EIT Climate-KIC in collaboration with The Mayor’s Office of...

New Open Innovation Call targeting air quality and urban heat island effect launched in New York City
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Nordic Master Class visits the first climate resilient neighbourhood in Copenh...

Cities play a decisive role in accelerating climate adaptation...

Nordic Master Class visits the first climate resilient neighbourhood in Copenhagen
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC at World Circular Economy Forum 2019

EIT Climate-KIC is playing a prominent role at the...

EIT Climate-KIC at World Circular Economy Forum 2019
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
17 EIT Climate-KIC solutions listed in MI 100 Global High Impact listing

13 EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator start-ups and 4 EIT Climate-KIC...

17 EIT Climate-KIC solutions listed in MI 100 Global High Impact listing
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Copenhagen welcomes city delegates from China and India for Nordic Master Clas...

Liveable and sustainable cities are vital to global well-being....

Copenhagen welcomes city delegates from China and India for Nordic Master Class
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Access Cities – using Open Innovation to create sustainable urban changes

Right now, cities all over the world are grappling...

Access Cities – using Open Innovation to create sustainable urban changes
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Students joining forces to address climate change

Three months ago, a group of engineering students at...

Students joining forces to address climate change
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Aqua Robur secures Horizon Prize for zero power water monitoring

EIT Climate-KIC supported start-up Aqua Robur has won the...

Aqua Robur secures Horizon Prize for zero power water monitoring
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Parkergies announced winning solution of Open Innovation Call

On Friday 12 April an Open Innovation Day following...

Parkergies announced winning solution of Open Innovation Call
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
New report cements wood as the future of construction

In a new report, 25 examples of using wood...

New report cements wood as the future of construction
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC launches new Open Innovation White Paper

Open Innovation in the form of for example case...

EIT Climate-KIC launches new Open Innovation White Paper
CLIMATE-KIC NORDIC NEWS
Enhanced co-operation on the path towards Zero Emission Construction Sites

Around 50 experts with the common vision of transforming...

Enhanced co-operation on the path towards Zero Emission Construction Sites