CO-ORGANISING PARTNERS

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INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS

CO-DESIGNER PARTNERS

NETWORK PARTNERS

GENEVA
2022

2 - 3 March 2022

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DETAILED PROGRAMME

Find out more about the full program, themes and speakers.

SOLUTIONS PRESENTED

This e-book contains information about the challenges,
needs and solutions presented by all participants.

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KICK-OFF DAY 1 - FROM SOLUTION SCOUTING AND ACCELERATION TO MARKET DISRUPTION

SESSION 1 - EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS WITH THE SOLAR IMPULSE LABEL

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HIGHLIGHT

SESSION 2 -  BLENDED FINANCE FOR INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

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HIGHLIGHT - WATER AND IMPACT FUND

HIGHLIGHT - WATER CLUSTERS

LUNCH - MEET AND EXCHANGE

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SESSION 3 REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE AND WATER EFFICIENCY

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SESSION 4 - DRIVING AN AQUAPRENEUR REVOLUTION

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PANEL DISCUSSION

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KEYNOTE

SESSION 5 - REGENERATIVE OCEANS

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KICK-OFF DAY 2 - FROM SYSTEMIC ECOSYSTEM ACTIVATION TO SHAPING MARKETFORCES FOR GOOD

HIGHLIGHT - A VIEW ON THE GENEVA ECOSYSTEM CATALYZING SOLUTIONS FOR THE SDG 

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SESSION 6 - GENEVA ECOSYSTEM CATALYZING SOLUTIONS FOR THE SDGs IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH

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PANEL DISCUSSION

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SESSION 7 - THE SANITATION ECONOMY

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SESSION 8 - SWISS CROSS-SECTORAL COLLABORATION AS KEY FOR DEVELOPMENT

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KEYNOTE - FINANCE FOR BIODIVERSITY INITIATIVE

SESSION 9 - FINANCE FOR BIODIVERSITY (PART I)

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SESSION 10 - FINANCE FOR BIODIVERSITY (PART II)

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ROADMAP - CATALYZING MARKETFORCES FOR GOOD

MARKETPLACE THEMES

Selected delegates will pitch opportunities and operational solutions around the following topics

WHAT TO EXPECT

"Innovate 4 Water" Geneva is free of charge for curated participants

WHAT

“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:

  • 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 nature-based solutions. 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 DAY

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

Innovate 4 Water - Geneva 2022
When
02 Mar, 08:00 – 03 Mar, 15:30
Where
FER - Geneva,
Rue de Saint-Jean 98, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

CO-ORGANISING PARTNERS

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Created in 2019, InTent is a platform that can quickly mobilize an influential and diverse group of decision-makers for change. We aim to educate, connect and accompany them and their networks in adopting and promoting sustainable practices.

 

InTent works with and seeks to inspire, businesses, civil society, academia, and policymakers to adopt and scale sustainable actions. We engage these stakeholders through stimulating discussions and agenda-setting debates for sustainable change. We create the conditions for new ideas to emerge and to explore concrete solutions.

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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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JEAN HAUSS

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CHRISTOPHER COUPLAND

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ALEXANDRE MICHELOUD

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NICOLAS LORNE

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FRANCK BARROSO

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BRIEUX MICHOUD

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