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Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Cleantech Forum Europe at an Exclusive Retreat near Paris, November 5-7, 2024.

Reconnect. Reimagine. Renew.

In celebration of two decades of excellence, the 20th Anniversary edition of Cleantech Forum Europe is coming back to France. It all began in Paris in 2005.

To mark this milestone, Cleantech Group wishes to offer something a bit different from the usual city center experience, by hosting an intimate community off-site event, near Chantilly, just 50 miles north of Paris, a mere 20 minutes from Paris’ main airport.

The program will provide perspectives on how we all see cleantech trends and topics developing over the next 20 years. Participants will enjoy smaller and more interactive exchanges, enabling high-quality interactions with pioneers, leaders and future stars of the European cleantech innovation ecosystem.

           

Secure your Spot Before They Are All Gone

To ensure an environment conducive to forging connections, we will limit our guest list to 300. Register today.

Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of the forward-looking discussions on what the next 20 years will look like for cleantech and hear different perspective on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. In addition to collaborative dialogue, the program will also offer interactive briefings lead by Cleantech Group analysts on relevant topics like AI, carbon removal, sustainability reporting, water, battery recycling and themes like adaptation and resilience.

Beyond the program, there will be great social events like receptions, lunches, an Awards dinner, as well as many opportunities to network and have business development meetings with participants.

Who Participates

Cleantech Forum Europe connects the latest generation of start-ups with investors and corporates looking for new partners. You’ll meet 300+ forward-thinking colleagues who can take you in new and exciting directions. Register today if you are a forward-thinking leader in the cleantech ecosystem who wants to take an active role in the fight against climate change.

See the list of Cleantech Forum Europe 2023 Participants.

Don’t Miss Your Chance To

Escape the Ordinary, Embrace the Extraordinary:

Nestled in the charming town of Chantilly, away from the hustle and bustle, Cleantech Forum Europe promises a refreshing break from the routine. Immerse yourself in an intimate setting that fosters genuine connections, unlocking the potential for meaningful collaborations and business opportunities.

Crafting Connections Beyond Conventional Networking:

Bid farewell to stiff handshakes and hello to genuine, authentic connections. Our carefully curated agenda will get you up to date on investment trends and new innovators, and we leave plenty of time to ensure that networking becomes a natural byproduct of shared moments and shared goals.

A World of Opportunities Awaits:

Dive into a diverse pool of leaders and decision-makers, each bringing their unique expertise to the table. From interactive discussions with small groups, to briefings on key topics to thought-provoking panels, seize the chance to explore synergies and uncover more pathways to combating climate change.

Limited Places for Maximum Impact:

To ensure an environment conducive to forging connections, we will limit our guest list to 300. This exclusivity guarantees that every interaction is purposeful, creating an atmosphere where quality prevails over quantity.

 

Cleantech 50 to Watch

To be released in October 2024! Every year, we unveil a new edition of the Cleantech 50 to Watch, a list of early-stage innovators taking action on the climate crisis. This report will introduce you to innovative companies with the dedication, technologies and business models that make it possible to fight the climate crisis and make a fair profit. Deployed at scale, their solutions could change our current destructive economy, and put us back on a climate positive path.

Participants of Cleantech Forum Europe will have the opportunity to connect with many of the companies on the list at the event.  

Contact

If you have any questions about Cleantech Forum Europe or are interested in sponsorship, please feel free to contact us at forums@cleantech.com.

Entrepreneurs

Why do so many entrepreneurs participate?

Cleantech Forum Europe connects the latest generation of start-ups with investors and corporates looking for new partners.

Join us on 5-7 November and get your start-up or scale-up in front of investors, corporates and other entrepreneurs who can help you take the next step. Whether you want investment, advice or there’s a technology gap you need to fill, you’ll meet the right people.

The official deadline for companies to present during an Innovation Showcase to investors and corporates looking for successful start-ups and scale-ups is 2 September. If chosen, you will be given 6 mins to present your company and solution to the audience during a dedicate Innovation Showcase or asked to speak on a different type of session like a panel or briefing.

If interested, please take the two minutes to apply to present at an Innovation Showcase or other session. We will review applications on a rolling basis, so apply as soon as possible to be considered.

Apply Now!

Register for the Cleantech Forum Europe and join us to: 

  • Gain access to leaders in the field and be introduced to relevant investors/corporates. 
  • Expand your reach and highlight what your company can do on your expanded bio in the mobile app, networking onsite, or apply for an Innovation Showcase to be considered for a chance to present your company to participants. 
  • Meet like-minded colleagues, including many from the Cleantech 50 to Watch list (launching in October) of innovative companies with the dedication, technologies and business models that make it possible to fight the climate crisis. 
  • Learn from experts, Cleantech Group analysts, other innovators, as well as investors, as we look ahead and discuss trends shaping the future of sustainable innovation. 

Investors and Corporates

         

Why do investors and corporates participate?

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to:

  • Celebrate two decades of cleantech in Europe with receptions, a Forum awards dinner, and the many moments where we celebrate all of you who have supported the Forum and have been part of the collective mission throughout the years, as well as recognize a few standout contributions and achievements.
  • Meet rising star, early-stage companies (some of whom will be drawn from our annual Cleantech 50 to Watch list (the 2024 edition, to be released in October), alongside some of Europe’s leading scale-up champions.
  • Be part of this community conversation on how different people envisage the next 20 years, working backwards to what that means for both the rest of this decade and the 2030’s beyond.
  • Maximize your opportunities of finding future partnerswe even help you by making introductions.  

The speaker application is now open and we are looking for key leaders to facilitate discussions on forward-thinking topics, experts to add perspective to interactive briefings, and cleantech visionaries to add value to the program. Please apply before 2 September. We appreciate your interest in speaking at our event. We typically receive a fair amount of responses and will not be able to place all applicants on the agenda. We will only contact you if you have been chosen to speak at the event.

Apply Today!

Who Will I Meet?

Cleantech Forum Europe is the best event to meet innovative and exciting start-ups and scale-ups, and find future investments.

Start-ups and scale-ups of all sizes and in different phases of fundraising participate in the forum looking for partners who can take them to the next level.

 

 

Agenda

Our carefully curated agenda (coming soon) will get you up-to-date on investment trends and new innovators, and we leave plenty of time to ensure that networking becomes a natural byproduct of shared moments and shared goals.

We are building an exciting agenda, including:

  • Keynotes to inspire you.
  • Forward-thinking discussions that will highlight the different perspectives in the ecosystem on where cleantech is going in the next 20 years.
  • Opportunities to meet companies selected for 2024 Cleantech 50 to Watch, other rising stars and ones to watch.
  • Time dedicated to networking, meetings and some social time.

Venue

Forum Main Venue

The majority of forum events will be held at the Hôtel Mercure Chantilly, a Green Key certificate hotel located just north of Paris. Chantilly is easily accessible from Charles de Gaulle airport and the town is known for its restaurants, castles, forest, and racecourses.

We have secured a limited block of rooms at a special rate of 190++ Euro per night. This special rate will be available until Friday, 4 October or until the room block sells out. Hotel rooms canceled after 1 October will be charged for the full stay, please refer to the hotel booking site for the full cancelation policy.

Book Your Hotel Room!

Address: 4 Rue d’Apremont, 60500 Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, France

 

Cleantech Forum Europe Reception, Dinner & Awards

Dinner is planned for Wednesday, 6 November at 6:30 pm at the Royaumont Abbey, located at 3 Jard de l’abbaye de Royaumont, 95270 Asnières-sur-Oise, France. Participants are encouraged to pre-register for dinner when they register for the forum as space is limited.  A limited shuttle will be provided for participants from/to hotel. 

Sleeping Rooms

We have secured a small block of sleeping rooms at a special rate of €190++ a night for registered participants only.  This special rate will only be available until October 4 or until the room block sells out. Please review the cancelation and deposit info on the hotel website.

The hotel booking link will be added by end of April so you can secure your room early. 

      

How To Get There

Chantilly is 40 kilometers from Paris. Charles de Gaulle is the closest airport. The Mercure Chantilly hotel is located just five minutes from the town center and ten minutes from the main train station (Chantilly-Gouvieux).

By Car
It takes about an hour to drive from the capital, via the A1 and then the D924A. You can also take the A3 and/or A1 exit Chantilly or D316 and D317. The Mercure Chantilly hotel is located just five minutes from the town centre, on the other side of the Grand Canal du Château, in the neighbouring commune of Vineuil-Saint-Firmin.

From Lille and Brussels, take the A1 motorway and exit at Senlis.

By train
About thirty TER trains connect Paris (Gare du Nord SNCF Grandes Lignes) to Chantilly every day. The journey takes only 25 minutes. You can also take the RER line D (allow 45 minutes) and get off at the “Chantilly-Gouvieux” stop. Once at the “Chantilly-Gouvieux” station, the hotel is only a ten-minute taxi ride away.

By plane
Mercure Chantilly is 20 minutes from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport by train- SNCF- TGV & Thalys connections. Allow 40 minutes from Paris-Beauvais-Tillé-BVA.

Speakers

Interested in Speaking?

We are looking for leaders to facilitate discussions on forward-thinking topics, experts to add perspective to deep-dive briefings, and cleantech visionaries to add value to the program. Start-ups can also apply for a chance to present during an Innovation Showcase.

Feel free to submit a speaker application before 2 September to be considered.

Sponsors

Sponsorship Increases Your Visibility

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

Interested in sponsoring this event? Please contact us at forums@cleantech.com to discuss opportunities.

Early-Bird
April 8 - Sept 6
Standard
Sept 7 - Nov 4
Onsite
Nov 5 - 7
Investor / Corporate Ticket€2,200€2,600€2,800
Innovator Ticket€1,350€1,680€1,800
Regular Ticket€2,200€2,600€2,800

*Pricing above not inclusive of 20% VAT

Your Forum Registration Fee Includes:

  • Access to all keynotes, general sessions, (non-invite-only) breakout sessions and workshops.
  • Access to all (non-invite-only) breakfasts, lunches, Awards dinner, networking breaks, and receptions.
  • Access to the networking area.

Investor/Corporate Ticket

This ticket type is available to individuals who are part of an investment team (e.g. VC, PE, Family Office, etc.) or who work in large corporations (be that in the CVC function or elsewhere). Register for an Investor/Corporate Ticket to connect with all participants and benefit from opportunities to set up meetings that will take your plans forward.

You’ll enjoy access to all general sessions, various networking opportunities, as well as appointment-making opportunities on our mobile app, plus:

  • Facilitated introductions and meetings – to maximize your opportunities of finding future partners, you can ask us to make up to ten introductions.
  • Possible speaker or presentation opportunities – the earlier you register, the greater your chances of being included in the agenda.

Innovation Company ticket

This ticket type is available to all start-ups, scale-ups, and entrepreneurs. Register for an Innovator Ticket to connect with all participants, plus give your company profile a boost.

You’ll enjoy access to all general sessions, various networking opportunities, as well as appointment-making opportunities on our mobile app, plus:

  • An expanded profile for your company is available on the app for  investors/corporates to help them identify companies of interest and to make additional introductions.
  • Speaker or presentation opportunities– the earlier you register and apply, the greater your chances are of being featured in an Innovation Showcase.

Regular Ticket

This ticket type is available to all others who are not innovators, investors or at a large industrial corporation. You might be public sector or at a service firm including law firms, advisory firms, consulting firms, etc. Register for a Regular Ticket to connect with all participants and benefit from various networking and learning opportunities.

You’ll enjoy access to all general sessions, various networking opportunities, as well as appointment-making opportunities on our mobile app.

If you have any questions about what ticket type you qualify for, please contact us. Please note: we will contact you if you register under the incorrect ticket type and a price adjustment will be made.

Available Discounts

All discounts are offered via the online registration system unless otherwise agreed by Cleantech Group.

Discounts- please email us for the discount code to use during registration:

  • Cleantech Group subscribers: Our subscribers receive $300 off the registration fee.
    • For more information about our services and subscription offerings please see here.
  • Government/Non-Profit Representatives: We offer a discount rate for government employees and non-profit representatives. For more information about how to receive this special rate, email us with the name of your organization and verification of your government or non-profit status.
  • Group discount: If your organization or company brings three or more participants, we offer special group rates on the going rate ticket prices for Innovator, Investor/Corporate and Regular ticket types. For groups of three, we offer a 10% discount; for groups of 4, we offer a 15% discount; and for groups of 5+, we offer a 20% discount. Contact us for a discount code to use during registration.

Please note that only one discount type/code can be applied against the standard rates published above. Cleantech Group reserves the right to reject any registrations where a double discount has been applied or the individual was not entitled to use a discount code.

Volunteer

Are you in business school or a graduate program? Apply to volunteer at Cleantech Forum Europe, and get access to networking and learning opportunities.

Please note that this opportunity is open to those still in school, with occasional exceptions made for recent graduates.

Terms & Conditions

For the full list of terms and conditions, please click here. Here is a summary of the key provisions:

Substitutions:

  • A request to transfer a registration to a colleague should be made by giving written notice, anytime up to two working days before the event start date, via email to forums@cleantech.com.
  • Cleantech Group reserves the right to deny a request for such a substitution, but will not unreasonably do so.

Cancellation by You:

  • Participants wishing to cancel their registration must do so in writing via email to forums@cleantech.com; Applicable refunds (or future credits) for participant cancellations are outlined as follows:
    • Cancelations made by August 23 at 5:00 pm ET will receive a 100% refund.
    • Cancelations made between August 24 and September 27 at 5:00 pm ET will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee paid (or 75% can be applied as a credit to a future Cleantech Group event within 12 months of the cancellation date)
    • Cancelations made after September 27 at 5:00 pm ET (including No Show or No Notice), no refund of any sort will be applicable.
  • Changes or Delays to In Person Events:
    • All our events are built with the ability to deliver them, even if we have to convert in-person experiences to virtual ones.
    • If Cleantech Group changes or delays an event that is either wholly or partially in-person, be that due to Covid-19 or some other reason that renders this necessary to ensure the event’s viability and/or participants’ safety, our standard terms and conditions do not oblige Cleantech Group to refund, but to deliver equivalent value. That will be achieved either from a future credit for the full value of what was not delivered (usable within 12 months) or, in the case where an in-person event (be that the whole or part of the overall event) is converted to online, the ticket type will be converted, and the number of tickets will be increased to deliver equivalent value.

Cancellation by Cleantech Group

  • In the unlikely event where 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).
  • 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 organizer/host at which point all the time and costs for hosting the event have been expended).