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Past Event – Launch Event Net Zero Vertical 01.09.23

Location: Bluelion Hub; Josefstrasse 219; 8005 Zürich

Time: Fri, 1 Sept 2023; 16:00 – 20:00 CEST

Launch Event Net Zero Vertical

About this Event

Join us for the official launch of the Bluelion Net Zero Vertical. With the vertical, Bluelion and its partners are aiming to contribute to the global endeavor to achieve the Paris Agreement by fostering innovative climate tech solutions.

During the launch event, businesses, startups, policymakers and scientists will come together to discuss practical solutions for achieving the global net zero goal. We’ll explore how innovation and sustainability intersect, uncover the potential of technology in creating a greener future, and discuss ways to support climate innovation.

Panel Discussion: “Startup Solutions for a Net Zero Future” with Judith Bellaiche, Member of the Swiss National Council for the Green Liberal Party (GLP), Dr. Christoph Grobbel, Co-Founder and Chairman of South Pole and Dr. Christof Knoeri from the Chair of Sustainability and Technology at ETH Zurich.

Open Innovation Best Practice: AXA Schweiz shares insights and learning about their open innovation campaign to identify climate-tech startups that will help SME customers achieve their Net Zero goals.

Startup Pitches: The emerging climate-tech startups from the Bluelion Community present their solutions.

Climate-Tech Program Announcement: Announcement by Rene Estermann, Director of the Environment & Health Department of the City of Zurich, of the brand-new climate-tech acceleration program “KlimUp” designed to support and fund sustainability entrepreneurs.


16.15-16.25: Welcome

16.25-17.10: Panel

17.10-17.25: Open Innovation Insights AXA

17:25-17:45: Startup Pitches

17.45-18.00: Program Announcement and Closing

18.00-Open end: Apéro Riche & Networking

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