A marketplace forum for sustainable development
18 Jun, 08:00 – 18:00 CEST
EPFL Lausanne + Online,
EPFL, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
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DETAILED PROGRAMME

Coming Soon

WHAT TO EXPECT

WHAT

“Innovate 4 Water” is two days of matchmaking, bringing together solutions and needs, curated into investment focussed themes.

The design and delivery of “Innovate 4 Water” is unique and effective because the marketplace:

  • is outcome oriented 

  • has 100% active participation 

  • is highly curated 

  • has a business-networking focus

WHY

“Innovate 4 Water" marketplace  fosters interactions between global and local players from the private sector, the public sector and the civil society to shift financing towards innovative impactful local solutions.


Expected outcomes are strong reinforcements of the local ecosystems around water resource management, WASH and the water nexus. The marketplace accelerates commercially sustainable change.

WHO

  • SMEs and multinational companies with interest in the water nexus sector

  • utilities and civil engineering

  • primary and manufacturing industries

  • investors (banking, asset management, private banking, corporates, venture capital, private equity)

  • water nexus institutions (foundations, coalitions, associations)

  • non-government and governmental organisations, national and local

  • universities / incubators / research institutions

A PROVEN RECIPE

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WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

2 DAYS

Access to 2 days of interactive activities

NETWORKING

Access to dedicated networking sessions

PITCH

Opportunity to pitch (5 min) during the event

TABLE

Opportunity to have a "table" at the event

COACHING

Participation in a coaching session prior the event

PRE & POST EVENT

Special pre event lead up & post event scale up activities

INVESTORS

Potential exposure to international investors and market networks

EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS LABEL

Option to apply for the Solar Impulse Foundation - Efficient Solutions Label

CO-ORGANISING PARTNERS

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Created in 2019, InTent is an umbrella organisation, coordinating and connecting projects in which Mr André Hoffmann is involved, specifically at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos each year.

The projects focus on contributing to several Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs), and are managed by InTent’s various partners, such as the Luc Hoffmann Institute, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Ustinov Hoffmann Construction System (UHCS), and INSEAD’s Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society.

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Based in Switzerland, Waterpreneurs is a global for-impact organisation  supporting the scaling-up of impact investments financing the growth of “water nexus” businesses.


Waterpreneurs mobilises versatile expertise and a global network of key stakeholders, locally, around the 5 continents.

CO-ORGANISING TEAM

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CHRISTOPHER COUPLAND

InTent

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JEAN HAUSS

InTent

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ALEXANDRE MICHELOUD

InTent

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NICOLAS LORNE

Waterpreneurs

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FRANCK BARROSO

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BRIEUX MICHOUD

Waterpreneurs