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The third Cleantech Forum Asia is now coming to a screen near you on 8-10 June, 2021.

Join us for easy access to start-ups, scale-ups, investors and multinationals from across the region and the world. Not only will you meet the future of Asia’s sustainable innovation ecosystem, but you’ll also discover the global connections that will fuel your next opportunities wherever you live and work.

Watch a short video of our latest virtual forums to find out what you can expect from participating.

Network globally

Connect with the people who can take you in a new direction. From investors to corporates to the latest generation of start-ups, you’ll have opportunities to complete a new deal, assess the latest technology and find the best avenues for progress.

Learn from research-driven sessions

Get insights into critical topics like the potential for hydrogen across Asia, the future of food, sustainable real estate, evolving smart cities and more. You can choose from interactive sessions, presentations and international Innovation Company Showcases.

Meet the thinkers driving change

Whether you’re interested in energy and mobility or your focus extends to water and recycling or preparing your company to enter the Asian market, our speakers offer the latest insights into the ideas that are defining the future of clean technology.

Present Your Company at an Innovation Showcase

Ready to get in front of corporates, investors and other entrepreneurs? The application takes less than two minutes to complete, and is the only step needed to being selected for an Innovation Showcase at Cleantech Forum Asia, Singapore on 8-10 June. We’re looking for privately owned companies at any stage of of development who provide a solution that’s active or relevant to Asia Pacific. Application deadline 14 May 2021.

Agenda

Explore the agenda and choose from interactive sessions, presentations and international Innovation Company Showcases.  Each time block on the agenda offer opportunities for different members of your team. Please visit regularly for updates!

All timings are in SGT (Singapore Time).

Featured speakers

June 8, 2021

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  • Plenary
    From Chaos to Transformation: Taking the Temperature in the Asia Pacific Region

    After our US and European Forums in Q1, our focus moves to the Asia Pacific. In the opening session, we will be taking the temperature of this innovation region and highlighting the key innovation topics and investment trends to pay attention to, as the world grapples with the challenge of getting on a credible path to net zero. How and what has Covid impacted? What is different from 2019 (our last Cleantech Forum Asia)?

  • The Road to Net Zero: A New Approach to Innovating at Pace and Scale to Support the Asia Pacific Region’s Transition to a Lower Carbon Future.

    In February 2020, Bernard Looney, bp’s new CEO committed bp to a new strategy to become a net zero company by 2050. In this fireside chat, we will hear from bp on what this new strategy might mean for its plans for the region, not only with regard to scaling up investment in clean tech to help decarbonize its own operations, but also how it is helping others in the region meet their net zero targets.

  • Networking
    Randomized Networking

    In these time-blocks, you will find yourselves in a series of short zoom breakouts with 3-4 people at a time, to recreate that feeling of meeting people at the in person coffee bar, between sessions. 

  • Informal Discussion
    Parallel Session
    Energy and AI: Asia's Next Big Disruption

    We are on the verge of the biggest, quickest, most extreme disruption of the Asian energy and power industry in over a century. As we move into the 2020s, integrating higher percentages of weather-dependent, volatile renewables become increasingly complex, meaning advanced software will take a central role in supporting the transition. This session will highlight what we can expect to see from these next-generation software technologies across the Asia Pacific region this decade.

  • Informal Discussion
    Parallel Session
    Carbon Capture and Utilization - Solutions for APAC's Emissions

    Carbon capture is cited as a critical component of global decarbonization strategies, especially for difficult to decarbonize sectors. Global deployment is accelerating as pressure to reduce emissions continues to increase, yet challenges remain around policy, economics and ultimately the market for captured carbon. This session will explore the role of carbon capture in APAC, key challenges and innovations which can help address APAC emissions.

  • Informal Discussion
    Parallel Session
    The Curse of Single Use: Some Ideas on How to Start Reducing Single Use of Materials

    In this informal session (no presentations), you get the chance to hear from and learn about some entrepreneurial ideas on how to reduce single use. The innovators leading the discussion have solutions relating to both the single use of plastic and the single use of glass.

  • Showcase
    Innovation Showcase: Taking care of our Waste and our Precious Resources

    In our first innovation showcase, some start-up and growth-stage companies, with environmental and resource-based solutions, will present themselves. There will be some Q&A with/from investors and corporates.

    Co-hosted by: Ecolabs Centre of Innovation for Energy

  • Showcase
    Just Women - Meet the People Leading the Transformation to a Cleaner Fairer World

    If we can’t achieve diversity in cleantech, how can we transform the future of the planet we all share? Let’s end the day with women-powered start-ups and successful investment experts. The stories of their challenges and progress will inspire men and women alike.

    Co-hosted by: The High Commission of Canada to Singapore

  • Meetings
    Speed one2one Company/Investor Meetings (Invite Only)

    For those on the special team packages (for entrepreneurs and for investors/corporates) and signed up in time (before 17 May), we will use this time to deliver a series of pre-scheduled, speed meetings between companies and investor/corporates.

June 9, 2021

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  • Landscape Session
    Energy Access: Market Entry Strategies in Asia

    Over the past decade, Asia has become an attractive region for energy access businesses. For international companies looking to enter Asian markets, it is important to understand the opportunities, risks, and challenges early on in the development cycle. This session will explore the successes and setbacks of leading innovators in various Asian countries, and reflect on business models and product/market fit for the energy transition in Asia.

    Co-hosted by Energy Catalyst

  • Networking
    Randomized Networking

    In these time-blocks, you will find yourselves in a series of short zoom breakouts with 3-4 people at a time, to recreate that feeling of meeting people at the in person coffee bar, between sessions. 

  • Informal Discussion
    Parallel Session
    Will Asia Lead the World in Alternative Protein Production in the Next 5 Years?

    As new protein production systems near commercialisation companies are deciding where to locate production facilities. Market leaders in plant-based and cultured proteins have broken ground on facilities in China. This session will explore how far new protein production will converge on cheap production costs, or create a distributed production model closer to demand.

  • Informal Discussion
    Parallel Session
    Returning to the Office: Building Technologies Improving Indoor Environments

    The awareness of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is at an all-time high, with the heightened health risks of communicable diseases, research proving the impact of IAQ on productivity and the ability of connected sensor and feedback applications to optimize HVAC systems. This session with explore some of these drivers and assess whether this awareness will translate to accelerated market growth.

  • Showcase
    The 2021 APAC 25: Leading Companies from the Asia-Pacific Region - Energy, Power and Mobility

    On May 18 Cleantech Group released its fourth annual APAC 25, a list of 25 leading innovation companies from around the region and drawn from across the breadth of the cleantech theme. In part 1, we will hear 7 companies with solutions related to the future of energy, power or mobility. Based on the presentations in these sessions, tomorrow we will close the event by making a special APAC 25 expert panel judges‘ award to one of these companies. 

  • Showcase
    The 2021 APAC 25: Leading Companies from the Asia-Pacific Region - Food, Resources and the Environment

    On May 18 Cleantech Group released its fourth annual APAC 25, a list of 25 leading innovation companies from around the region and drawn from across the breadth of the cleantech theme. In part 2, we will hear 8 companies with environmental protection solutions related to the future of food, water and other critical resources. Based on the presentations in these sessions, tomorrow we will close the event by making a special APAC 25 expert panel judges‘ award to one of these companies

June 10, 2021

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  • Landscape Session
    Paths to Net Zero: the Role of Transformational Innovation in Delivering Net Zero Transportation in the World's Largest Region

    In a fast-paced interview format, this opening session will tease out some of the key innovation trends in the region with regards to getting Transportation and Logistics onto a credible net zero path, and how different or not 2021 is vs 2019 (the last time we held a Cleantech Forum Asia, pre-pandemic). 

  • Landscape Session
    Paths to Net Zero: the Role of Transformational Innovation in Delivering Net Zero Energy Systems in the World's Largest Region

    In a fast-paced interview format, this opening session will tease out some of the key innovation trends in the region with regards to getting the regional energy system onto a credible net zero path, and how different or not 2021 is vs 2019 (the last time we held a Cleantech Forum Asia, pre-pandemic). 

  • Networking
    Randomized Networking

    In these time-blocks, you will find yourselves in a series of short zoom breakouts with 3-4 people at a time, to recreate that feeling of meeting people at the in person coffee bar, between sessions. 

  • Informal Discussion
    Parallel Session
    Energy Molecules: Asia Pacific’s Emerging Trade Flows

    As countries around Asia Pacific begin to mobilize around clean hydrogen and ammonia, the region is expected to see the development of regional clean fuel trade flows much sooner than expected. Countries which look to become leading exporters are developing major industrial hubs, and importers are looking to rapidly build out necessary infrastructure to enable scale. This session will explore the role of innovation with the regions developing energy molecule trade flows.

  • Informal Discussion
    Parallel Session
    Indoor farming: Crop Diversity, Scale, and Profitability

    New commercial indoor farming facilities are coming online, but the widespread adoption of indoor sunless systems is yet to be achieved. This session will explore whether these technologies will need to find specialised crops, new technologies, or business model innovation in order to reach profitability and scale.

  • Showcase
    Innovation Showcase: Solutions for the Future of Energy, Power and Mobility in the Region

    In our final innovation showcase, some start-up and growth-stage companies, with solutions related to energy, power or mobility, will present themselves. There will be some Q&A with/from investors and corporates.

    Co-hosted by: Ecolabs Centre of Innovation for Energy

  • Showcase
    The Closing: Final Words and the APAC 25 Expert Panel Special Awards

    We will close out the event, once the showcase is finished, by announcing the winners of the special judges awards for the APAC 25 companies who presented yesterday in two categories – one, for Energy, Power and Mobility; the for other for Resources and Environment

My Platform

Cleantech Forum Asia Goes Virtual

Below a sneak peek of our platform, to learn how to make the most of your virtual event experience.

Speakers

Sponsors

A Platform for Greater Visibility

We thank our 2021 sponsors for making Cleantech Forum Asia possible.

Sponsors and partners benefit from increased visibility and global networking opportunities. Every package is bespoke to make the most of your organization’s goals.

Interested in sponsoring the 2022 edition? Please contact us at forums@cleantech.com to discuss opportunities. 

Standard Individual Innovation Company Team PackageInvestor Team PackageCorporate Team Package
$245$295$595$595

All ticket options come with support from our team ready to answer your questions. You’ll be able to see all attendee profiles and attend a pre-event webinar that will help you make the most of the platform including the AI-powered matchmaking and our scheduled networking.

Find Your Ideal Ticket

Find more information on different ticket types, our Actively Managed Meetings Program and our Team Packages below.

ASEAN RATE: To encourage regional engagement, we are offering a $100 regional discount on the registration fee for residents of India or any of the 10 ASEAN countries. Please email us at forums@cleantech.com to apply for this rate. You will receive a special discount code upon approval.

Register

Standard Ticket – Register

All ticket holder benefits (see above).

Innovator Team Package – Register

Register by 17 May to have a chance to be considered for our scheduled speed networking with investors, a benefit of our actively managed meetings program for innovators.

Innovator team packages are limited and the rewards include:

  • Facilitated Networking to maximise your opportunities of finding future partners, we match you to the people closest to your goals.
  • Booth on the platform a dedicated page where you can share information about your business and connect to people that visits you.
  • Consideration for speaker or presentation slots, the earlier you register, the greater your chances of being featured in the agenda.
  • Marketing representative – include a marketing/sales representative at no additional cost to support for your exhibitor booth.

Investor Team Package & Corporate Team Package – Register

The Investor/Corporate Team Package automatically includes you in our Actively Managed Meetings program and provides:

  • Our personalized service to connect you with innovators and investors/corporates.
  • Your invitation to peer-to-peer roundtables.
  • Speed networking with innovators that match your criteria. Only 10 places available!
  • Exhibition benefits so you can add video and other materials to your exhibitor booth and generate even more interest.
  • Marketing representative – Bring your marketing or sales person at no additional cost to support for your exhibitor booth.

Sign up before 17 May and optimise your chances to be considered for a schedule for speed networking with innovators that match your criteria – only 10 places available!

Want to create your own package? Get in touch

What you Can Expect

Valuable Connections 

  • Access to searchable attendee and company profiles
  • Scheduled networking
  • AI-powered matchmaking

New Ideas 

  • Access to the full agenda
  • Research-led sessions
  • Downloadable presentations

Personal Support

  • Support from a Cleantech Group team member
  • Pre-event webinar to introduce you to our platform
  • Regular updates and reminders

Media

Media registration is by invitation only. For a media pass, please contact us.

Terms & Conditions

For the full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

  • Substitutions:
    • A request to transfer a registration to a colleague should be made by giving written notice via email. Cleantech Group reserves the right to deny a request for such a substitution, but will not unreasonably do so.
  • Cancellation by You:
    • Refunds for online/virtual events are not available.
    • No Show, the full fee will be applicable

Cancellation by Cleantech Group

  • If Cleantech Group chooses to cancel an event, a full refund would be owed except in the case where an event is cancelled, through no fault of Cleantech Group (e.g. a force majeure event like Covid-19).
  • In such a force majeure case, our standard terms and conditions do not oblige Cleantech Group to refund. This is a standard and necessary protection across the event industry (particularly aimed at the situation where a very late cancellation is forced upon the host at which point all the time and costs for hosting the event have been expended).

If you have any questions about registration, please feel free to contact us at forums@cleantech.com.