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ETP Energy Transition Innovation Showcase

ETP Energy Transition Innovation Showcase
ETP Energy Transition Innovation Showcase
  • Date:
  • Location: The ARC, University of Glasgow
  • Organiser: ETP

Overview:

FREE EVENT: Join us for a dynamic exploration of Scotland's ground-breaking innovations that are helping to accelerate the energy transition. This event brings together leaders and game-changers, developing innovative solutions and initiatives from private, public, and academic sectors. We will explore the continuing challenges at the forefront of decarbonisation, green hydrogen production, and renewable energy generation, and showcase the emerging solutions and enabling technologies which have risen to tackle some of these challenges.

The format of the day will include Keynote Speeches by Energy Transition Leaders, a Panel Session on steps to accelerate energy transition innovation in Scotland, Ask the Experts Clinics including funding and skills development, and concluding with a networking drinks reception.

Who Should Attend:

Professionals from the private, public, and academic research communities passionate about innovation and shaping the future of energy transition.

Cost:

Free to attend

Why Attend:

  •     Gain insights from industry leaders
  •     Engage in hands-on workshops with public sector and industry leaders
  •     Explore cutting-edge innovations
  •     Network with key decision makers and influencers in the energy transition field

Confirmed Speakers

  •     Ivan McKee MSP - Former Business Minister, Scottish Government
  •     David Farquar - Serial entrepreneur and CEO, including WorkPlace and Intelligent Growth Solutions
  •     Pas Pallawela, Founder & CTO, StorTera 
  •     Martin Tangney, Founder & President, Celtic Renewables Ltd

Confirmed Delegates

Scottish Power, Ricardo, Scottish National Investment Bank, Department for Transport, Logan Energy, Innovate UK, PNDC, Scottish Enterprise, Hydrasun, University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, University of Strathclyde, Edinburgh Napier University, Opportunity North East.

Programme (subject to change)

Programme - Friday 22nd March 2024
Time (GMT) Activity  
09:30 – 10:00 Registration  
10:00 – 10:30

Welcome & Governmental Address

Ivan Mckee, MSP for Glasgow Provan has held a number of Ministerial roles within the Scottish Government including Minister for Trade, Investment & Innovation between 2018 and 2020.  During his address, Ivan will provide an update on the energy transition policies that are most consequential in supporting entrepreneurs and innovators to scale their businesses.

  • Alex Reid - Business Development Manager, ETP
  • Ivan McKee, MSP 
10:30 – 11:15

Growing Upwards & Outwards Against the Odds - Insights from Scotland's Leading CleanTech Entrpreneurs

Successfully launching and scaling a "CleanTech" business based in Scotland is no small feat, more so since the great recession in 2008. In this session you'll hear from 3 leading entrepreneurs who have successfully founded and scaled CleanTech businesses in Scotland against a backdrop of economic contraction and deglobalisation.

  • David Farquhar, Serial entrepreneur and CEO, including WorkPlace and Intelligent Growth Solutions
  • Pas Pallawela, Founder & CTO, StorTera
  • Martin Tangney, Founder & President, Celtic Renewables Ltd
11:15 - 12:00

Making Tough Decisions - To accelerate the energy transition in Scotland 

In this panel session, you'll hear the thoughts of veterans of the energy transition on the tough decisions that Scotland's policy makers, business leaders and entrepreneurs need to make as we get even closer to key dates and targets related to net-zero.

Chair - Alex Reid

Panellists -

  • David Farquhar, Serial entrepreneur and CEO, including WorkPlace and Intelligent Growth Solutions
  • Pas Pallawela, Founder & CTO, StorTera
  • Martin Tangney, Founder & President, Celtic Renewables Ltd
  • Bill Ireland, CEO, Logan Energy Ltd
12:00 - 12:30

Providing a Helping Hand - Exhibitor Pitch Session

In this rapid fire session, each exhibitor has 2 minutes to introduce their business & outline the support they need to accelerate the development of their innovation and growth of their business.

Confirmed Exhibitors

  • Vahanomy
  • Evolve Metals
  • DTGen
  • Logan Energy
  • Solidsense
  • LIND Ltd
  • Windstorm Holdings Ltd
  • Autonomous IoT
  • Sunstore Technologies
  • Supply Design Ltd
  • Frisco e-Bikes
  • Energy Mutual
12:30 - 13:45

Networking Lunch & Exhibitor Innovation Showcase

Grab some lunch and meet with the exibitors who will be showcasing their products that are making a valuable contribution to the energy transition.

 
13:45 - 15:00

Securing  Resources - To Accelerate the Energy Transition

Finding and securing the funding/financing and talent needed to develop new products services that support the energy transition is a challenge for many start-up and scale-up businesses. In these clinic style session you'll have the opportunity to quiz experts from Scotland's funding and skills development agencies on the different type of support that's currently available.

  • Interface
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • ETP
15:00 - 15:15

Closing Remarks

  • Alex Reid - Business Development Manager, ETP
15:15 - 16:00

Drinks Reception 

With the formalities of the event now over, we'd be delighted if you could join us for a short drinks reception where we'll celebrate the contributions that Scotland's innovators are making to the transition to a more sustainable future.

 

Exhibitors:

Interested in exhibiting at this event? It’s free to exhibit so enquire now for more details.


Registration:

Secure your spot now to be part of Scotland's energy transformation! Join us for a day of inspiration, collaboration, and discovery.

 

Conference Information

Venue & Travel

The Conference will take place on the Main Campus of University of Glasgow at
The Mazumdar-Shaw Advanced Research Centre, 11 Chapel Lane, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G11 6EW

View Map

Travel information and directions to the University can be found linked here along with maps of the campus.

Parking

There is no parking at the venue. The closest public car park is Bunhouse Road next to Kelvin Hall, a five minute walk from the ARC. There are various pay & display parking spaces around the local Byres Road and Kelvin Way areas but spaces are limited.

Public Transport

  • The closest Subway stations are Kelvinhall (5min walk) and Hillhead (7min walk).
  • Partick Train station is a 13min walk
  • Bus routes 4, 4A and 15 run through the main campus from the city centre.