Dryad provides ultra-early detection of wildfires as well as health & growth-monitoring of forests using solar-powered gas sensors in a large-scale IoT sensor network in combination with its own artificial intelligence. The early detection gives fire fighters the time they need to prevent the fire from spreading. Dryad aims to… Read More


The cleantech startup Numbat combines three worlds with its patented technology: A High-Power Charger (HPC) for the trendy topic of e-mobility, an integrated battery storage for energy management solutions, and all this with an environmentally friendly approach to contribute to climate change, especially with the patented multi-lifecycle concept. The founders… Read More


1KOMMA5° enables people to live a decarbonized life. This is operationalized by providing technology for decentralized, clean energy supply, as well as mobility and heat plus services that go beyond this. By strengthening regional craftmanship and standardizing a premium customer journey, all installed solutions are part of the central IOT… Read More


saperatec is the technology leader in the field of separating bonded and coated structures and the resulting recovery of valuable resources. Physical and chemical principles are intelligently used to innovatively produce secondary raw materials. By means of this technology, the raw materials cycle is closed and, at the same time,… Read More


THEVA is the worldwide leading provider of 2nd generation high-temperature superconducting (“HTS”) wire for a variety of applications in energy generation, energy distribution and energy consumptions such as fusion, cables, coils and electric drives. THEVA is in a unique position by combining outstanding technology protected by 13 patent families with… Read More


With grassfibre, creapaper is producing an innovative raw material partially replacing virgin or recycled tree-based fibres. The processing of grassfibre requires significantly less energy and water compared to virgin or recycled pulp. Jointly with the industry, creapaper is developing grasspaper applications with up to 50 % grassfibre content, ranging from… Read More


The sonnen Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of smart energy storage systems and a pioneer of clean, decentralized and networked energy system technologies.  As one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe, sonnen has received numerous internationally recognized awards. Since March 2019, sonnen is a wholly… Read More


Sale of Geo-En Energy Technologies GmbH to GASAG AG in 2017. Read More


Heliatek is the pioneer in Organic Photovoltaics (OPV) with industrial-scale production under construction to produce flexible, robust, affordable and ultra-light solar cells. The company holds the efficiency record for organic PV cells at 13.2%. It utilizes a patented tandem cell technology and a thin-film roll-to-roll in-vacuum process for a highly… Read More

Smart Hydro Power

Smart Hydro Power GmbH develops and sells kinetic micro-hydro power plants. These micro-hydro plants require no further infrastructure, are eco-friendly and fish-friendly and offer an alternative for the electrification of rural areas – in particular – for fast-growing countries in Asia and Latin America. This is an easily implementable alternative… Read More