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InnoEnergy Photo contest

We are delighted to announce the launch of our very first InnoEnergy photography contest.

The importance and impact of renewable energy can be expressed not only through technical innovation but also through images that reflect and encourage a productive relationship between human ingenuity and the natural world.

In an age of technological advancement, we still seek to express our emotions, our friendships and our experiences through photographs. Using the art inherent in them, their popularity and accessibility to almost everyone, we hope with this competition to engage citizens to think, feel and act on imperative energy questions, both in action at the societal level and as individuals.

Citizen awareness and participation in the integration of sustainable energy into our daily lives is imperative. A photograph, be it raising awareness or celebrating innovation, canhelp move us towards our united goal: the future vision of a hi-tech, sustainable and beautiful planet that offers a decent quality of life to everyone.

General information

Welcome to the photography contest page! The entry period of the contest is closed. Now the action is with the judges – they have a challenge on their hands to choose the top photos from the amazing entries. In just a few more days we will be announcing the nominated photos and unveiling the finalists in Copenhagen, with the prize winners being announced at the culmination of TBB on October 18!

We hope you will join us at TBB and see not only the selections of winners but also the awards of 15 thousand euros in prizes!

InnoEnergy has divided the photo contest into two categories: Professional and CommUnity. Images should address one of the following topic areas:

  • Energy, the future is now (Technical/scientific).
  • Energy in everyday life (Social impact).

Nominated photos can be found here

Professional Photo Contest

A select group of outstanding professional photographers are being invited to participate, with the overall winner receiving a prize of 6000 euros. If you have been sent an invitation and wish to take part, please register following the instructions included in your email.

CommUnity Photo Contest

With most of us carrying sophisticated cameras on our phones, even the most amateur of photographers can today produce an image that captures a scene or expresses an idea that can inspire people. With this in mind, we invite all members of our InnoEnergy CommUnity to take part in our competition in a category of their own, the winning image receiving a prize of 1500 euros. Those wishing to participate, please register through the InnoEnergy CommUnity platform.

Prizes

For the Professional contest: For the CommUnity contest:
  • 1st prize: 6000 euros
  • 2nd prize: 3000 euros
  • 3rd prize: 1500 euros
  • 1st prize: 1500 euros
  • 2nd prize: 1000 euros
  • 3rd prize: 750 euros

Arrangements will be made for the three professional winners to travel to The Business Booster in Copenhagen to receive their awards.

Timeline

  • Submissions of pictures:  For both contests photos can be submitted through the CommUnity platform with a deadline of 15 September 2018.
  • Decision of the Jury: the Jury will decide on the winners in September 2018.
  • Awards: the winners will be announced publically on the 18 October 2018 during The Business Booster event in Copenhagen.

Detailed rules of the competition

The rules of the competition in detail as well as release forms can be downloaded below.

Download detailed rules

FAQs

The Professional Contest is “By Invitation only”. You must have received an invitation to participate. To submit photos for the professional contest please submit your photos here.

The CommUnity Contest will open on 1 August. In order to participate must first be a member of the InnoEnergy CommUnity. Please create an account via the CommUnity platform. You will be able to submit your photos from 1 August to 15 September here.

If you experience a problem with uploading photos please contact robert.pleticha@innoenergy.com

InnoEnergy will cover the expenses of the trip to Copenhagen for the three winners of the Professional Contest.

Yes. You can submit maximum two photos per category:

  • Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Sustainable Energy Social Impact

If you have any further questions about the InnoEnergy Photo Contest 2018 that is not covered in the rules or in the FAQs, please contact vaggelis.fragiadakis@kic-innoenergy.com