Innovate 4 Water - Arles 2022
A marketplace for sustainable development
17 May, 08:30 - 19:00 CEST
Luma Arles - Parc des Ateliers, 33 av. Victor Hugo, 13200 Arles, France
18 May, field visit - Domaine du Petit Saint Jean - Tour du Valat
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Selected delegates will pitch opportunities and operational solutions around the following topics
WETLANDS AND BIODIVERSITY - FRESH & SALT WATER INTERFACE - RENATURING THE RHONE RIVER
WHAT TO EXPECT
"Innovate 4 Water" Arles is free of charge for curated participants
“Innovate 4 Water” is a day 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:
has 100% active participation
is highly curated
has a business-networking focus
“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 nature-based solutions. The marketplace accelerates commercially sustainable change.
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
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Access to 1 day of interactive activities
Access to dedicated networking sessions
Opportunity to pitch (5 min) during the event
Opportunity to have a "table" at the event
Participation in a coaching session prior the event
PRE & POST EVENT
Special pre event lead up & post event scale up activities
Potential exposure to international investors and market networks
EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS LABEL
Option to apply for the Solar Impulse Foundation - Efficient Solutions Label
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