Road to net zero with Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem

Ready for green innovation? Join us from 15 to 17 May 2024 when we will focus on visionary ideas and green projects at the Greentech Festival (GTF) in Berlin!

Around 20,000 guests, 250 exhibitors and 200 speakers are expected in the traditional halls of Messe Berlin to engage with innovative and green technologies. From federal ministers to DAX board members, from start-up visionaries to consumers, from activists to researchers – the GTF brings together people who want to make a difference.

Green kick-off with the INNOVEIT conference
Which strategies empower changemakers to develop innovative, sustainable technologies for a greener future? How can different players work together to achieve the net zero goal and which role does the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) play in this?

These and other questions will be answered at our INNOVEIT conference at Wartehalle Berlin on 15 May 2024. Under the theme “Road to net zero with Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem”, we are kicking off the Greentech Festival in Berlin and invite you to join us!

Why participate?
• Networking: Meet like-minded people who share the same passion for sustainability.
• Expo: Learn more about the EIT initiatives and their programmes.
• Keynote and panels: Get valuable insights into innovative, sustainable technologies and trends.

The agenda will feature esteemed speakers at the forefront of sustainability and cleantech, offering invaluable insights and expertise, such as:

  • Dr. Nikolai Ardey, Executive Director Group Innovation, Volkswagen Group
  • Heinrich Arnold, Member of the EIT Governing Board and multiple Advisory Board Member
  • Dr. Monika Bachofner, Vice-chair of the Supervisory Board, EIT Manufacturing; Head Open Innovation, Volkswagen Group
  • Xavier Baillard, Director of Innovation, EIT Manufacturing
  • Mathieu Carlier, CEO and Founder, Everimpact
  • Andrew Carlin, Director of Missions and Strategic Programs, EIT Food
  • Dr. Anna Christmann, Coordinator for Start-Ups and the Digital Economy / Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK)
  • Stefan Dobrev, EIT Governing Board Member; Global Head of Plant Based at Emmi Group
  • Mathias Kaldenhoff, Partner Sustainability & Innovation Management, SAP
  • Martin Kern, EIT Director
  • Kacper Kossowski, Co-Founder, EcoBean
  • Alain Le Loux, General Partner, Cottonwood Technology Fund
  • Solène Moutier, Education Project Specialist, Girls Go Circular
  • Dr. Maria Tsavachidis, CEO, EIT Urban Mobility
  • Samira Uharek, Sustainability Manager, ARBURG GmbH & Co KG
  • Natalia Vera, EIT Community New European Bauhaus Lead, EIT Climate-KIC
  • Dr. Tassilo Wanner, former Advisory Board member of Lilium, Investor and Founder
  • Pernille Weiss, Member of the European Parliament and European Science and Technology Office

The INNOVEIT conference…

… is more than just informative – it’s about igniting change and driving progress towards a sustainable future through innovative approaches and collective action.

When: 15 May 2024, from 5:00 PM
Where: Wartehalle Berlin (Julie-Wolfthorn-Str. 1, 10115 Berlin)

INNOVEIT conference

More inspiration at the Greentech Festival

You can’t get enough of green innovation? Then meet us at the EIT Community booth (h04) in hall 20 or join our fireside chat at the Solution Stage (hall 20) on 17 May and explore how you can benefit from Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem and its offers.

Take the opportunity to connect with the following initiatives and start-up partners from our ecosystem (they will also be part of the INNOVEIT conference on 15 May)

Join us in Berlin for an unforgettable experience!

More information about the Greentech Festival and ticket options