Save the date: June 15, 2021 - online Event together with powertage. Energy Startup Day connects ground-breaking Swiss startups to incumbent companies and public institutions to foster relationships and collaboration in the sectors of energy, cleantech, mobility and smart buildings.

Energy Startup Day connects

Startups & pre-startups in the areas of energy, cleantech, mobility and smart buildings that are looking for strategic partnerships.

Incumbents & public institutions (tech companies, utilities, municipalities) who seek innovative solutions in the energy, cleantech, mobility and/or smart buildings sector.

New actors (energy cooperatives, non-energy industries) who aim to thrive in the transition of the energy industry.

Last Years Programme

Last year’s event was held online on December 1, 2020. Next years event will take place online together with Powertage on June 15, 2021.

9:00 - 12:00
Investor Speed Dating with selected startups
12:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:30
Energy Startup Day Welcome & Keynotes

Welcome Dr. Christina Marchand - Energy research at ZHAW 

Keynote Anne-Claire Pliska  Strategical Planning & Innovation Group Director at BG Consulting Engineers 

Innovation in infrastructure engineering through collaboration with start-ups

Keynote Verena Lübken Innovation Integrator at Energie360°

Gemeinde- Energieplattform- A corporate and start-up collaboration to help municipalities transform their energy system

14:30 - 17:40
Networking Afternoon: Startup Pitches and Networking Follow-up Sessions
14:30 - 1st Pitching Round:
Apilio, BluAct Technologies, LEDCity, Urbio, Plutinsus, HivePower, elblox
15:00 -  2nd Pitching Round:
E-nno Switzerland, Joulia, Smart Energy Link, WeGaw, Methanology, BitLumens, Eturnity
15:30 - 3rd Pitching Round:
DriveMyCar, MOOST, Unisers, Zevvy, EH Group Engineering, Adaptricity, CLEMAP
16:00 - Break
16:10 - 4th Pitching Round:
Green-Y Energy, hiLyte, Urban Sympheny, Gilytics, EnCoTec, AIPHA, Heizungsmacher
16:40 - 5th Pitching Round:
Ormera, Skypull, R8Tech, Insolight, Enerdrape, Arteria, MyNewEnergy
17:10 - 6th Pitching Round:
SmartHelio, myFacility, Hivoduct, Exnaton, BePooler, LINIA, Swiss Precision Lighting
17:40 - 17:55
Energy Startup Day Award & Closing
Apéro in virtual rooms

Registration is closed

For last years event the Participation was free!

Startup application until October 24, 2020. Spots are limited!

Please register your participation to join the networking afternoon to hear from innovative startups and directly network, or register as a startup for the whole event.

A Zoom link for the online event will be sent to you 24 hours in advance. 

Some Startups 2020


Event Partner


ZHAW School of Management and Law
Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Theaterstr. 17
CH - 8401 Winterthur


The Energy Startup Day is organized by


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