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SET x BETD: Announcing the 7th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

We are excited to announce that SET will be hosting several sessions at the 7th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (March 16-17) and during the Berlin Energy Week (March 15-19). 7th […]

The importance of demand-side innovation for the energy transition

In the context of the SET Award category “Demand-side Innovation” we will highlight the work of 2020 SET100 start-ups Enerbrain, Enersion & Passive Logic. The importance of demand-side innovation for […]

Elia Group’s fifth Open Innovation Challenge focuses on innovative solutions for offshore wind applications

dena and the SET team are proud to serve as a supporting partner for the Elia Group Open Innovation Challenge 2021 Challenge open to startups from around the world Up […]

Satellite imagery to accelerate the energy transition

Scientific innovations have proven crucial to the global plight to reduce carbon emissions and accelerate the energy transition. Space technology innovation is becoming increasingly valuable in the fight against greenhouse […]

The French start-up ecosystem at a glance

Becoming a start-up hub In 2013, the French government launched “French Tech”, an initiative promoting the development of the French start-up ecosystem and aiming to contribute to the creation of […]

Clean cooking solutions – Why clean cooking matters and what start-ups can do about it

Today, around 3 billion people regularly cook using open fires or simple stoves, mostly in low-and middle-income countries. Unfortunately, these cooking method present numerous potential health risks. Each year 4 […]

Interview with SunCrafter, who are using innovation to fight the spread of COVID-19

SunCrafter, a SET100 Alumni, has recently won The Global Hack 2020, a hackathon backed by the European Space Agency, the UN and the EU Commission among others. More than 12,000 […]

The Swedish Start-Up Ecosystem: An interview with Markus Hökfelt

The Swedish start-up ecosystem: An interview with Markus Hökfelt Sweden has an exceptionally promising energy transition track record, driven by policies targeting energy efficiency. This includes giving preference to technology‑neutral […]

Start-ups that are changing the way we move

Smart Mobility – Start-ups changing the way we move While decarbonising the transport sector is no easy task, there is no shortage of real and effective solutions. More and more […]

Unlocking the potential of AI for decarbonisation

A recent study by Inderwildi et al. (2020), estimates that digitalisation has the potential to increase carbon abatement by 20%. Artificial intelligence technologies are likely even more effective and could […]