Fully aligning event exhibitors with markets and customers, TBB.2018 attendees discovered a wealth of solutions specifically catered to their business needs and future challenges. Below you will see that we have classified all technologies into market segments. Enjoy and stay tuned, soon we will be releasing TBB.2019 exhibitors.
Wireless sensors with contactless battery and open communication protocol for increase of maintainability and environmental and economic efficiency of power generation equipment.
Hydrogen refuelling stations to refuel fleets from 1 to 30 cars and fleets of bicycles, including on-site production to guarantee a green mobility (with option to recharge electric battery cars).
Betterspace develops automatic heating control for non-residential buildings such as hotels and offices. It detects the presence of guests or employees, considers the weather forecast, and then optimises room comfort.
Bin-e is an IoT-based smart waste bin for automatic segregation and convenient waste management in office and public spaces. It is the best solution for sustainable businesses which aim to create eco-friendly workplaces.
- easy and effortless sorting thanks to automatic recognition
- eco-friendly office space
- reduced costs and frequency of waste collection
- efficient waste management
- reduced time, costs and CO2 emissions of waste disposal
BIO2CHP offers a power generator the size of a container, which converts solid organic residues into energy on-site. What is now treated as waste can be transformed into a valuable commodity, decreasing both energy and waste disposal costs.
C2C-NewCap brings a new hybrid supercapacitor to the energy storage and energy conversion market. The product is an energy storage device that operates safely and highly efficiently in tough environments.
Through flue gas condensation and innovative filtering technique, the Flue Gas Recovery Unit, FGR® from CleanBioHeat produces cold, clean exhaust and it pays for itself through a very high level of energy recovery. Applicable for heating plants sized 100-1000kW.
DCbrain has developed “smart grid software” that enables users to better understand and operate physical networks, such as gas, electricity, water, steam and cooling systems.
Ecovat creates an underground storage vessel with an integrated heat exchange system. This system is designed to be integrated in a hybrid smart microgrid and consists of power-to-heat appliances (e.g. heat pumps, electric heaters and cooled photovoltaics), storage (both thermal and electric) and a smart control system enabling power system balancing by storing surplus energy for use in case of energy shortages.
Eneida® develops and delivers especially designed, low cost, low power and robust wireless smart sensor networks, integrated with specific machine learning algorithms and a collaborative software platform. Such networks enable electric utilities to optimise the condition and operation of their critical assets both remotely and online.
Simulation and collaboration platform to empower BIPV stakeholders. BIPV-Insight from EnerBIM is an integrated software platform that provides easy visualisation of BIPV benefits at a building level. Its 3D modelling and instant simulations of solar power help predict the performance of BIPV and Building Applied Photovoltaics (BAPV) products, their overall impact on a building’s energy performance and comfort, and likely return on investment.
Energiency is a cloud software start-up that develops disruptive energy big data analytics solutions for industry. The idea is to provide industrial manufacturers with real-time and powerful web analytics tools. Energiency algorithms allow manufacturers to drive and extend their own energy management system.
Energy Floors develops, sells and rents innovative floor systems that convert kinetic energy from pedestrians to electricity. The floors can be integrated in pavements and high footfall areas like city areas, schools, airports, railway stations, shopping malls and office entrances, to power local devices. Through on-site interaction Energy Floors provides feedback on the generated energy, thus raising awareness on clean energy production.
Ferroamp has developed the EnergyHub system, comprising products for integrating solar cells, energy storage and electric vehicle-charging in a local DC nanogrid within a building. These innovative products are based on advanced power electronics and result in increased flexibility and safety as well as lower losses. All EnergyHub systems are connected to a cloud portal with live energy data analysis for energy efficiency measures.
FlexiDAO is blockchain-based software that helps energy retailers sell cleaner, cheaper electricity to acquire customers and generate new revenue streams based on energy services. This includes certificates of origin, smart consumption based on market prices and grid balancing services.
Gensoric introduces the worldwide first residential power-to-liquid and CO2 usage system. Their willpower system empowers everybody to produce his own fuel at home from surrounding resources: CO2, H2O and electricity.
Graphene-based nanocomposites address key industrial challenges in markets where high electrical- /thermal conductivity, high wear resistance, low friction, or a combination of these is needed.
HeatVentors comercializes HeatTank which is an award-winning and patented energy storage system, which saves 30% on the cooling of data centre / miner rigs. It has 1,5-3 year ROI, and protects servers from overheating with a low volume.
HeliosLite has developed and field tested in France and in UAE a 1,5 axis tracker based on a patent pending design and distributed electronic control that boost energy output to lower the cost of energy. The scalable design also opens tracking solutions for small scale PV applications not covered by today’s utility scale solutions.
Hydrogen is considered as an excellent synthetic energy vector, but until now storing it has involved major technical constraints that have slowed its widespread use. Thanks to its unique liquid vector, HySiLabs can benefit from hydrogen’s energy advantages with no storage issues by producing gas on demand.
Ingelia’s plants turn organic waste, sludge, digestate, green and food waste into hydrochar, with lower operating expenses (OPEX) than competing technologies. Plants are modular and scaled up by adding reactors.
InTherSoft proposes a new method for determining the transient temperature of flowing fluid. It improves significantly on classical thermometers that indicate the temperature of the medium with a large dynamic error. InTherSoft delivers a product ideally suited for harsh environments, particularly for measurements at high pressures and temperatures, and for high temperature gases flowing at high and low pressures.
More wind and solar power in electricity grids requires better balancing of these with increased resilience and flexibility. KOENA tec does this with flexibility in commercial coffee machines.
NAWA Technologies is developing an ultra-fast, long life green battery to complement and/or replace batteries in applications where dynamic electricity storage is privileged. The company has developed and are industrialising a new material with outstanding properties that allows for the design of electricity storage systems with 3 to 5 times more energy than existing products.
Nordluft Automation has developed an automated spreading system based on the world’s first commercial application of a heavy lift drone swarm, with the first applications being forest fertilising and forest bio ash recirculation. There are also many other possible applications, e.g. agriculture.
Northvolt is building the next generation li-ion battery factory with a new concept focusing on scale, vertical integration and highly controlled manufacturing. The execution is fundamentally different compared to current battery production facilities, with the aim of creating a circular supply system and using clean energy in production.
Ogarniamprad makes energy purchase and sales competitive, transparent, secure, comfortable and easy for consumers and retailers. Thus customers pay less for their bills and retailers have lower costs. Win-win like never before. They support market liberalization.
OGGA designs, develops (fabless) and markets a range of innovative solutions for the intelligent energy optimisation of housing. OGGA aims to revolutionise energy management in homes and to become a key player in the new house building and renovation sector. With ‘Eco-Touch’ it offers an intelligent product that is both easy to use and install.
OneWatt predicts and detects faults in industrial motors by literally listening to motors with our EARS and understanding those signals with AI and frequency analysis.
Orchestra Sci. is developing BLUEMEM, membranes for selective CO2 separation: removal and purification. The selectivity process is high, even at atmospheric pressure, eliminating the need for a compression system and its associated costs. This is the first economically viable technology that avoids CO2 emissions; the emitted CO2 is captured, purified and returned to the market as a new product. For biogas upgrading, operation costs can be reduced by up to 25%.
Pasch proposes s new concept of fast charging stations based on CHP technology reducing the grid-dependence of fast charging stations and increasing energy efficiency of the solution. This technology provides CAPEX and OPEX reduction of fast charging stations in those places where the grid extension or the grid reinforcement is highly costing and there is also an existing demand for thermal energy. Moreover, the solution improves the energy efficiency of standard solution.
Peafowl Solar Power
This technology provides solar cells with a unique plasmonic nanoparticles architecture, fabricated via self-assembly layer-by-layer deposition – a scalable, economical and environmentally friendly process.
The solar cells, whether transparent or multicolor, are produced at low cost and in compliance with UN sustainable goals, for seamless integration.
Phoenix BioPower is working to double the efficiency of biomass power generation. By achieving electrical efficiencies of 50 per cent by 2022 and 60 per cent by 2030, Phoenix BioPower will provide the most cost effective path to renewable, plannable, and reliable power for the future.
Place 2 Plug
Place to Plug is a software company that offers an online platform and a mobile app that locates and connects electric vehicle drivers with charging points, or hosts (businesses, institutions or individuals) that have sockets available to charge their electric vehicle.
Plactherm is a smart underfloor heating system, controllable remotely, highly efficient,compatible with renewable energies, environment friendly and, most importantly, able to generate independent thermal zones with improved performance and savings of over 30% energy consumption.
For all kinds of building owners, Power2U offers a partnership in unlocking the full potential of energy assets within buildings. Power2U activates local energy assets, including HVAC, renewables, batteries and electric vehicles, by taking control of energy and power flows through building automation and digitalisation. By providing interfaces to energy markets, Power2U enables its customers to trade energy and power flexibility.
Pro-Drone develops technologies to carry out the inspection of energy infrastructures, using cost-efficient, robust and automated airborne solutions. Pro-Drone is focused on solutions for wind turbine blade inspections, particularly offshore, and transmission lines. Pro-Drone’s approach is integrated and involves a customised hardware platform, tuning flight algorithms, specific sensors and tailored post-processing software that can streamline and automate the process.
S’tile produces low cost Crystalline Silicon Thin-Film solar cell and has developed a new pilot line of 15 MW.
S’Tile is in Poitiers in the Vienne Department. The design and production of their cells and modules are done in their premises, which allows a great proximity with our customers-partners.
It has 12 employees with a high technical, scientific and managerial level. The project is based on the skills and complementarity of the existing workforce.
Samster’ Hybrid restores the holes to initial status with solar energy every year. It also use the surrounding air and water vapour around the clock as long as outside temperature is above zero. We deliver from hybrids and up to whole systems including heat pumps , control system and geoenergy layer.
By utilizing patented sensor system technology, Simplex Motion has created a compact, high-performance and completely integrated servomotor system. This smart motor is quick to install, easy to use and offers powerful motion control capability.
The envisaged product is a next generation ultracapacitor, which will meet the need for higher efficiency and a lower cost-of-ownership. The key innovation with this product line is a significant increase in energy and power density.
Smart Charge Box
Electric Vehicle (EV) battery charger + E-mobility management system. Technical solutions are scalable for any type of common charging stations and grids.
- slow or Fast charging technologies;
- smart IOT-based (Internet Of Things) controller;
- charging points network operator software with App for smartphones and wearables.
Stockholm Water Technology AB
Stockholm Water Technology (SWT) is a Swedish company specialising in the development of low pressure, low cost & low energy electrochemical water desalination/purification systems based on Capacitive Deionization.
The existing renewable solutions for domestic hot tap water systems still have a lot of room for improvement: the only available solutions are large volume systems that combine poor aesthetics with a strict limitation to south-oriented roofs.
The product ‘Sunridge’ aims at dwellings where the orientation and/or the slope of the roof is not suited for solar collectors, using the ridge of the roof as mounting area. By integrating the hot water tank in the solar system, no extra space in the building will be needed to store the heat.
Swedish Algae Factory
Swedish Algae Factory’s innovative material that boosts the efficiency of solar cells is based on the nanoporous silica shell that surrounds a specific strain of diatom, an algae species that grows well in the bottom of dark and cold Nordic seas.
Sylfen offers the Smart Energy Hub, a solution that combines batteries, for their fast switching capabilities, with an innovation: a reversible electrolyser, capable of storing energy in the form of hydrogen and rendering it, when needed, in the form of heat and electricity.
VERTEQUIP develops parts and equipment necessary to the sectors of construction, industry, renewable energies, services and maintenance for vertical structures. They develop simple and effective equipments that are able to increase safety and productivity in works at heights.
The AI Solution to Europe’s Office Energy Consumption Problem: vilisto offers an energy saving solution for radiator heated office buildings. Fully automated it cuts heating costs and CO2 emissions by up to 40% and enables value-added digital services for an energy efficient building management.
The Wohnwagon is the first fully selfsustained living unit. It has a closed water circulation system, energy production and storage, heating and a bio-toilet. It´s a concept for living, a lifestyle, a tool for change, an integrated solution in self sufficient housing.
The Career Centre can help you to connect with the talented InnoEnergy students and alumni through a wide range of effective services and resources.
Our students and alumni of the Master School, PhD School and our executive education are highly-qualified in the energy sector.
A new standard for human resources, due diligence for early start-ups
E2Talent® measures the entrepreneurial skills of individuals and team dynamics within a start-up, evaluating their potential of success and ultimately supporting the decision-making process for VC companies and accelerators.
Lower the risk of investing
A start-up’s success – or failure – depends on its people and their entrepreneurial skills. InnoEnergy and ESADE Business School’s Leadership Development Research Centre have joined forces to bring you E2Talent®, a tool that measures the individual and team competencies that have been identified in successful entrepreneurs and teams.
E2Talent® is for:
- Investors: venture capital companies, business angels and corporate ventures
- Business incubators and accelerators
- Government agencies and programmes to support entrepreneurship
- Universities and research centres with acceleration programmes for student/researcher-founded start-ups
- HR consultants that assess entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial teams
E2Talent® can be used for:
- Selection purposes: it supports decision making when selecting start-ups
- Competencies development: the tools can be used for building a competency improvement plan for entrepreneurs
- Continuous evaluation process: the tools can be used to track the improvement of entrepreneur competencies over time
Currrently available reports:
- Economic analysis of the impact of electricity regulation
- Offshore Wind Report
- Onshore Wind Report
- Solar-Thermal Electricity Report
- Solar-Photovoltaic Report
- Future Energy Costs: Coal and Gas Technologies
- Top 10 Energy Innovators in 100 Energy Priorities
Open Space Studio
A holistic and tailor-made approach to progress innovation
Some common questions your business may be having are:
- Whats kills and attributes do I need to build a sustainable and innovative company?
- How can we adapt our existing ways of working to encourage greater innovation?
- What hinders our creativity?
Open Space Studio helps answer that questions by bringing people together in the spirit of co-creation to find solutions to your particular challenge, unlock the creativity within your team, and map out a tailor-made approach to achieve your innovation goals.
And, to encourage fresh ways of thinking, students from the InnoEnergy Master’s programmes make a vital contribution to the Open Space Studio experience. They bring enthusiasm, open minds, multi cultural experiences and proficiency in the co-creation process.
We can also invite relevant experts from our Pan European network of industrial, academic and entrepreneurial partners.