The global competition for the development and deployment of climate technologies means collaboration across business, academic, policy, and investor communities is crucial. ClimateTech is a rapidly growing new cluster in White City Innovation District, with huge potential for innovators to connect, collaborate and scale.
The UK’s net-zero ecosystem contributes around £60bn a year to the economy, supporting over 760,000 jobs. Investors see climate tech as a tremendous opportunity, with $222bn invested globally into the sector between 2013 and 2022. The UK is home to nine of the world’s climate-tech unicorns and an additional 19 future climate-tech unicorns. 🦄🌍
📅 Save the Date: Thursday, July 13th, 2023
🕒 Time: 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
📍 Location: Imperial College White City, MSRH building, W12 OBZ
Panel 1: Unlock energy innovation: Discover how policy levers can deploy clean technologies, lower prices, and improve supply resilience. 🌍🔋
Panel 2: Deep tech innovation: Explore synergy between government and investors to de-risk solutions for hard-to-decarbonize sectors. Drive sustainable change with strategic funding. 🚀💰
Panel 3: Creating ClimateTech ecosystems: learn how knowledge exchange and access to talent and investment can establish White City as a dynamic hub for climate innovation. Seize economic opportunities of the future. 💡💼
🌍 12:30 PM: Arrivals, networking, and technology showcase featuring Undaunted and White City based start-ups
🎙️ 1:30 PM: Welcome & Opening remarks by Professor Mary Ryan, Imperial College London
💡 2:00 PM: Panel 1: Unlocking energy innovation – Explore policy levers for deploying clean technologies and enhancing supply resilience.
🌐 3:00 PM: Panel 2: Deep tech innovation and climate tech – Discover how government and investors collaborate to de-risk solutions for challenging decarbonization sectors.
🚀 4:00 PM: Panel 3: Creating a ClimateTech innovation ecosystem in White City – Uncover strategies for building a vibrant marketplace, attracting investment, and competing globally.
🥂 4:45 PM: Closing remarks and reflections.
🍻 5:00 PM: Unwind and connect at our energizing drinks reception.