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Green Innovation and Investment Forum

Stuttgart, Germany
February 20, 2018


Apply with innovative business ideas and technologies, learn about Start-up Financing, Technology Licensing, R&D Co-operation and receive personal feedback on your business ideas by international experts.

The 4th Green Innovation and Investment Forum will take place on 20th and 21st February 2018 in Stuttgart.

At GIIF, innovative green technology and business ideas from all over Europe can compete for awards and investments. In the last three editions, the organizers hosted about 60 Start-ups from more than 12 different countries. For most of them GIIF was the starting point for further business cooperation or intensive support from Investors, Business Angels or industry partners.


Are you a founder or a start-up, currently looking for financing and support? Apply until November 13th, 2017 and find your partners for (start-up) financing, development or licensing of your technologies or business ideas in Stuttgart!

The shortlisted teams will be entitled to attend the exclusive and personalized Green Training Day (on 20th February 2018). Investors, VCs, and SMEs will be invited to the Pitching Day on 21st February 2018 to give the awards to the winners of GIIF 2018.

The application form can be found here.

You can also check out the video about GIIF!

Ideas meet Capital

The Green Innovation and Investment Forum is an industry-oriented event, looking for smart business ideas and innovative concepts from the Green Technology sector. Trendsetting solutions from areas such as Environmental Engineering, Green IT, Resource and Energy Efficiency, Smart Grids, Material Efficiency or Smart Production are eligible for submission.

If your solution is convincing, you will get an opportunity to present your business idea to investors and market actors in a six-minute pitch. In the matching breaks, there will be time for talks with decision makers, experts and investors.

This event is free of charge for start-ups, researchers and founders.

Training and Coaching

Benefit from the Green Training Day at the Green Innovation and Investment Forum: Pitching companies receive individual trainings and coaching from international experts the day before the forum to improve their business models, the green value of their ideas as well as their presentation skills.

And if you are not short-listed for GIIF 2018, you will get a personalized, free-of-charge feedback from bwcon experts on your business idea.
Organisers of the event are bwcon GmbH and Umwelttechnik BW in cooperation with InnoEnergy and Stiftung Energie & Klimaschutz Baden-Württemberg.

To check the previous editions, press coverage and other details, visit www.green-inno-forum.eu.


Please contact Valentina Grillea (+49-711-18421-642, grillea@bwcon.de) for all questions related to the event or the call for proposals.


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bwcon GmbH
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Stuttgart, Germany
+49 (0)711/18421-641