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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 […]

The European Green Deal Industrial Strategy – The Role of Start-ups

How the European Union wants to enable start-ups to protect the climate and create a thriving economy – What start-ups need to know The European Commission, headed by Ursula von […]

SET’s Energy Book Recommendations for Quarantine Times

With the corona lockdown in full swing and the spring and summer sun upon us you’ll surely be keen for an escape through literature! Here is a selection of recent […]

Implications of COVID-19 On Energy Start-Ups

Amid the developments of the outbreak of COVID-19, businesses and start-ups around the globe are bracing themselves for times of uncertainty, but also exploring opportunities that these times may hold […]

SET Partner Spotlight: A talk with Germany Trade and Invest

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad, and its network of partners […]