Why is Initiate! co-locating with China Utility Week?

In the complex environment in which the smart energy industry finds itself, the need for innovation and change is apparent and happening. Adopting new technologies, acquiring new talents or forming new partnerships can empower the industry to create positive change. The Initiate! community, by including all players in the eco-system - startups, students, young professionals and established professionals - intends to support and stimulate this change and drive the industry forward!

The Initiate! Programme connects all levels of the smart energy community and encourages discussion, challenges ideas and helps the industry visualise what the future could look like!

Initiate! is where you need to be if you want to be among the bright minds of the future gathering to discuss, share and pilot your ideas and innovations with the more established professionals from the industry.

Your input is key!

We look forward to hearing your thoughts - don't hesitate to contact us to see how you can get involved!

Official applications for the Initiate! Young Talent and Startup Programme have not opened yet. Do you want to participate and get notified when the selection criteria and applications open? Leave your details here:

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For more information please contact: 

Sietske Jacobs
Project Manager Initiate!

  • Initiate! Programme
    Initiate! Programme

    The new generation technology and talent will play a crucial role in the reform of the power market.  How do they see the future and which mindset needs to change to collectively accelerate the energy transition?  How do we  involve and empower young talent? What is happening on a global level? What new technologies are being developed? An update from the most innovative start-ups. 

    Have a look at the Initiate! Programme grid for more details about the Initiate! Hub Sessions at China Utility Week.

  • Initiate! Startup Programme
    Initiate! Startup Programme

    Initiate! wants to involve all players of the startup ecosystem - are you a startup, accelerator, innovation manager, corporate VC? Be sure to get in touch and see how you can make a difference!

  • Initiate! Young Talent Programme
    Initiate! Young Talent Programme

    Initiate! offers Young Talent the opportunity to connect with the smart energy professionals!

  • Initiate! Stories
    Initiate! Stories

    Let's hear it from the Initiate! alumni and contributors - their stories are the Initiate! story and we are really proud of them!

  • Initiate! Partners
    Initiate! Partners

    The Initiate! programme is co-created with the sector and we are therefore very proud to announce our partners. With their dedication, knowledge and inspiration we can truly develop and deliver a programme relevant for the sector!