Focus on Start-Ups, Graduates and Smart Solutions
The trade visitors to E-world energy & water 2018 from February 6 to 8 will experience what the future of the energy sector will look like. At Messe Essen, the leading energy trade fair in Europe will concentrate on new solutions for everything to do with the energy supply of tomorrow. Moreover, one of the future fields in the sector will be extended with the content-related focus on the “Smart City” for the first time. In the growing subject area of innovation, E-world will promote new ideas and companies in an absolutely targeted way. On the third day of the fair, the Career Forum will invite students and graduates to the fair free of charge with a top-class lecture programme and further career-promoting ranges on offer.
Innovative and digital solutions are altering the energy sector. This development will be taken into account by the Digital Energy Award which will distinguish new and customer-friendly digital solutions in three categories. On the second day of the E-world fair, it will be announced what companies have been able to convince the jury and will win as prizes an app promotion workshop by google, an innovation workshop staged by innogy, augmented reality glasses and, in each case, Euro 2,000 in prize money.
Exhibition Area and Platform for Young Entrepreneurs
With the theme world “Innovation” in Hall 7, E-world will promote young, innovative companies in a targeted way. The concept of the joint booth will offer start-ups and founders of firms the opportunity to establish important contacts to investors and industrial representatives. Pitches will extend the possibilities for young companies to present themselves, to get to know possible business partners and to exchange ideas with experts in the sector.
Together with the energieloft innovation network, E-world will offer a Business Speed Dating event to founders of firms in order to present their concepts in front of potential capital providers, investors or cooperation partners. From December 18, start-ups will be able to register for participation on February 6 or 7, 2018 at www.eworld.energieloft.de. For both these days, the young entrepreneurs will receive two tickets for the fair free of charge.
Knowledge Transfer and Exchange of Ideas for the Market Leaders of Tomorrow
The range on offer will be supplemented by podium discussions and workshops for young companies as well as by their own forum. With partners such as the Business Angels Network in Germany (BAND), the Bitkom digital association, the German Energy Agency, InnoEnergy and the German Startups Association, E-world will offer the Innovation Forum as an exchange platform for smart city projects, new business models and more on the first two days of the fair. Details at: www.e-world-essen.com/en/congress/program/innovation-forum
Matching for Graduates and Personnel Decision Takers
On the third day of the fair, there will be good signs for the career chances of students and graduates. With the Career Forum, graduates and young professionals will have the opportunities to encounter the personnel decision takers from the energy industry, to establish contacts, to extend networks and to make job applications. In the accompanying lecture programme, experts in the sector will give tips for making job applications, getting into occupations and planning careers and will introduce advanced courses of study. The programme will be rounded off by a podium discussion about personnel policies and entry paths at individual companies. E-world will offer the Career Forum free of charge with partners such as DB Energie, rku.it, RWE Supply & Trading, Soptim, Trianel and Consistency for students and graduates including the visits to the fair.