MaRS Global Leadership - Innovation Ecosystems and Cleantech in Europe
Monday, September 16, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
Interested in addressing climate change through innovation?
Come learn more about innovation ecosystems and building successful public-private partnerships. Frans Nauta is deputy director of Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership working on climate change. He will discuss the latest cleantech developments in Europe. We’ll look at the hotspots in Europe and which startups we should watch. We’ll also hear what those startups are doing to prepare for the global market.
Who should attend?
• Anyone in business, academia or government who is involved in creating public-private partnerships for innovation (or who wants to be)
• Cleantech startups, investors, researchers and advisors who want insights on the sector in Europe
• Those interested in entrepreneurship and how to support it
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Presented in partnership with
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.
Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.
Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.
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