Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities

Sponsorships for Cleantech Forum Munich 2012 are Available Now

 

The Cleantech Forums are where clean technology stakeholders and dealmakers gather to network, make deals and see the latest in cleantech innovation. Sponsor or exhibit at Cleantech Group events and receive brand exposure and VIP access to the most influential, connected industry players.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Cleantech Forums event sponsorships provide:

  • Enhanced visibility to an exclusive audience of cleantech industry entrepreneurs, influencers, investors, venture capitalists and global enterprises
  • Solid investment leads, whether you are looking for financing or investment opportunities
  • Unparalleled networking with the world's leading corporations, investors, growth companies, policy makers and enterprises
  • Global positioning for your organization as an influential market leader in the cleantech sector
  • Exposure to international press and media

 

Sample sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Strolling dinner or reception sponsorship
  • Innovation Showcase sponsorship
  • Lunch sponsorship
  • Panel sponsorship


Contact us today for more information on available sponsorships and exhibiting opportunities. 

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Exhibiting Opportunities in the Innovation Pavilion

The latest companies and entrepreneurs in clean technology, sustainability and efficiency solutions, including energy, water, waste, transportation, recycling and more, will be exhibiting at the Cleantech Innovation Pavilion throughout Cleantech Forum Munich. 

With 500+ industry heavy-weights and many other high level decision makers in the cleantech community in attendance, exhibiting provides an unparalleled time efficient marketing and networking opportunity.

Contact us now to reserve your space.

Supported By

Deloitte
The member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu are leaders in serving clean tech companies. Our extensive experience working with clients in a broad range of industries - energy, utilities, technology, manufacturing, and biotechnology - arms our practitioners with the insight to provide solutions to complex issues that clean tech companies face. We advise clients on a broad range of audit and enterprise risk, tax, consulting, enterprise sustainability, and financial advisory issues to support the growth of clean tech companies worldwide.
Global Corporate Partner
Veolia Environnement
Veolia Environnement is the world leader in environmental services. With operations on every continent and more than 300,000 employees, we provide customized solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in four complementary segments: water, environmental services, energy services and passenger transportation. Veolia Environnement recorded revenue of 34.8 billion euros in 2008.
Global Premier
Consensus Business Group
Experts at Finance. Imaginative in Business. Consensus is a multi-faceted principal advisor to the trustees of the Family Trust, its ultimate beneficial owner. The core business includes structured finance; acquisition, management and development of commercial and residential real estate; and a substantial portfolio focused on the environment, new technologies and technology start-ups.
Credit Suisse
Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse can call upon a long tradition and many years of experience in the banking business. It provides companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland, with advisory services, comprehensive solutions, and innovative products. Credit Suisse is active in over 50 countries and employs more than 48,500 people from approximately 100 different nations.
Sail Venture Partners
SAIL Venture Partners is a national venture capital firm with offices in Southern California and Washington, D.C. We invest primarily in early-stage companies in the Energy/Cleantech sector. SAIL’s five partners are experienced, successful investors with a history of adding value to companies and delivering superior returns to investors.
Europe Lead
Aloe Private Equity
Aloe Private Equity manages a number of Environment Funds which invest in companies that can make a positive contribution to society, both socially and environmentally whilst simultaneously providing high financial returns to our investors. It has a particular interest in companies who have proven products or solutions who wish to leverage our expertise in growing businesses in Greater China and India. It has proven its ability to make venture capital returns by investing in existing and new technologies which enhance the ability of future generations to meet their own economic, environmental and social requirements. The Aloe management team are experienced serial-entrepreneurs who have founded companies in different industry sectors including the environment, energy, software, information technology, retail and media. It has a strong network in Europe, Greater China and India and a track record of successfully delivering again and again. Its portfolio companies benefit from experience, networks and passion for forming partnership and growing their companies in these fast growth countries. It knows when to interfere and when not to. With focus, ambition, experience, trust in one another and integrity the risks of success for its companies (and hence Aloe) can be greatly enhanced.
Aster Capital
Our first fund, raised in 2003, has successfully invested in 20 companies in both Europe and North America and has generated substantial returns for both our portfolio companies and our shareholders. Our latest fund, Aster II, consists of over $120M of committed capital from three cornerstone investors: Schneider Electric, Alstom and SolvayRhodia and have already made three investments. Our combined expertise and resources make Aster Capital an attractive partner with global reach and provides the fund and its investments with significant advantages. We focus on early to later stage minority investments where we can leverage the skills, assets and experience of our partners to create significant value in promising technologies. Generally acting as a lead or co- lead investor, Aster Capital is highly involved in its investments to enhance their successful growth. Aster Capital is focused on innovative technologies and business models within the fields of Energy and the Environment. Within those fields, topics of interest include clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainable management of resources, human comfort & security, ecological mobility and smarter infrastructures. Aster Capital is managed by 11 seasoned and dedicated multi national professionals and has offices in France, China, Japan, Israel and the United States.
Capricorn Venture Partners
Capricorn Venture Partners NV is an independent pan-European manager of venture capital funds that invest in innovative European companies with technology as competitive advantage. Capricorn has longstanding industrial and venture capital experience in backing entrepreneurs with breakthrough technologies in the cleantech, life sciences, biotechnology, IT and material sciences sectors. Capricorn’s third consecutive venture capital fund, the Capricorn Cleantech Fund, focuses on pan European start up, early and development stage investments in clean technology based growth companies. For us, cleantech embraces a diverse of range of products, services and processes that harness renewable materials and energy sources, dramatically reduce and optimize the use of natural resources, cut or eliminate polution and toxic waste and add economic value by significantly lowering cost and improving profitability. Capricorn currently has over €120 million under management and counts among its investors the European Investment Fund (through the EU’s Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme), Electrabel/Suez, ParticipatieMaatschappij Vlaanderen, MRBB, Limburgse Reconversie Maatschappij (LRM), Dexia Bank, a number of pension funds and private investors. Successful exits of the past Capricorn venture funds include Omrix BioPharmaceuticals and FillFactory.
Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust help develop and deploy low carbon technologies and solutions, from energy efficiency to renewable power, as well as providing specialist support to help business and the public sector boost business returns by cutting carbon emissions and saving energy. We work with a wide range of corporate and government customers internationally on their cleantech innovation activities. We have catalysed over £100m of private sector co-investment into pre-commercial technologies through focused programmes that de-risk their commercialization. We have assessed over 3,500 start-ups, supporting 300 of them, two thirds of whom went on to achieve commercial success. We support our clients throughout the process of bringing their clean technologies to market. We invest in ground breaking businesses. We have directly invested in a portfolio of new businesses, JVs and Partnerships that we have created as well as invested in our venture capital portfolio managed by CT Investment Partners.
Clariant
Clariant is an internationally active specialty chemical company based in Muttenz near Basel. The group owns over 100 companies worldwide and employed approximately 22.100 workers at the end of February 2012. In the financial year 2011, Clariant produced a turnover in excess of 7.4 billion CHF. Clariant is divided into eleven business units: Additives; Catalysis & Energy; Emulsions, Detergents & Intermediates; Functional Materials; Industrial & Consumer Specialties; Leather Services; Masterbatches; Oil & Mining Services; Paper Specialties; Pigments; Textile Chemicals.
Demeter Partners
Demeter Partners is an independent French P.E. Management Company specialized in the management of private equity funds exclusively investing in unlisted SMEs within the eco-industries (water, air and waste treatment, site remediation...) and eco-energies (renewable energies, energy efficiency, green transportation...) sectors. Demeter Partners currently manages € 310 million through two investment funds sponsored by the CDC and the IFP Energies Nouvelles, and subscribed by around twenty French and foreign institutional investors. Demeter Partners has offices in Paris, Madrid and Berlin.
Emerald Technology Ventures
Emerald Technology Ventures is a global leader in cleantech venture capital and operates from offices in Zurich, Switzerland and Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2000, Emerald is a pioneer in this rapidly emerging sector and is focused on innovative technologies in energy, advanced materials and water. Since inception Emerald has managed three venture capital funds and two venture capital portfolio mandates totaling over €300 million (USD 440 million). Emerald is currently investing out of its latest fund and is looking for energetic and passionate entrepreneurs with the vision to build world-class clean technology companies.
ETF (Environmental Technologies Fund)
Environmental Technologies Fund provides entrepreneurs and investors with access to one of the most experienced European venture and growth capital investment teams in Cleantech. Our business is dedicated to investing in great growth companies with global aspirations that are making a big environmental impact. We are backed by some of the world's leading institutional investors and aim to provide them with outstanding returns.
Frog Capital
Frog Capital is a London-based investment investment partner to some of Europe’s most ambitious growth-stage companies. With €100m under management, Frog’s experienced team invests across the European cleantech and IT & digital media sectors, leading or partnering in fundings of €2 million to €20 million. We consider a wide range of ownership structures and funding models, and show equal flexibility in our ongoing support, working with advisors and management teams to help make the leap from an exciting young company to a successful, grown-up business. Frog’s cleantech investments include SiC Processing (exited), a global recycler of key fluids that are used in the production of semiconductor and solar wafers; agri.capital (exited), Europe’s largest biogas company; Ostara, a wastewater treatment company that recovers polluting nutrients from sludge and recycles them into an ecologically-friendly fertilizer; Hydrodec, a recycler of valuable industrial oils such as the transformer oils that keep electricity grids running; and Solar Century, the UK’s best-known solar energy company.
Georgieff Capital
Georgieff Capital provides high end financial advisory services to corporate and investor clients from offices in Frankfurt and London. Founded in 2005, the firm provides discreet, independent and objective strategic and financial advice on capital structure, capital markets perception, funding alternatives and individual financial transactions. We advise our clients on M&A related transactions (including the planning, evaluation, structuring and negotiation of investments, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and mergers) and also on delicate ownership issues and defense situations. Our equity capital markets experts advise our clients on the preparation and execution of initial and secondary public offerings, capital increases, including rights issues, and the issuance of equity-linked securities such as convertible bonds. We provide fund raising advisory services to select private companies, mainly in the clean technology sector, looking to raise capital to grow their businesses. We manage and tailor the fund raising process to ensure our clients successfully raise the capital they need. Georgieff Capital is also a limited partner in a number of venture capital funds around the world (with a clean technology focus), and selectively makes direct co-investments.
IDInvest Partners
Idinvest Partners is a leading pan-European mid-market private equity firm. With €3Bn under management, Idinvest Partners is active across different segments, including direct investments (growth equity, venture capital, and LBO), mezzanine, secondary transactions, and primary commitments to funds. Founded in 1997, Idinvest Partners was a subsidiary of Allianz until May 2010, when it became independent. Thanks to the support of Idinvest Partners, many companies have been able to grow and succeed globally. Recent success stories include Converteam (sold to General Electric), Zealand Pharmaceuticals (IPO on NASDAQ OMX), Dailymotion (sold to Orange), or Kwik Fit (sold to Itochu Corporation).
Taylor Wessing
Taylor Wessing is a full service law firm with a widely acknowledged strength in industries rich in intellectual property, based primarily in the three largest economies in Europe but also in emerging markets in Asia and the Middle East. Taylor Wessing act for private and public companies, financial institutions, public sector bodies and wealthy individuals. Clients around the world trust us to deliver success. They turn to Taylor Wessing for constructive and commercial advice, partner-driven service, integrated, tailored solutions and strength in depth. Taylor Wessing core services underpin the main areas of business activity including: corporate transactions and restructuring, finance, tax, property and construction, intellectual property, commercial contracts, employment and employee benefits as well as dispute resolution. Taylor Wessing have extensive experience of a number of industries including technology, media, life sciences, climate change, real estate and financial services.
Zouk Ventures
Zouk is at the forefront of investment in clean technology. As clean technology transforms global industries, Zouk leverages its European leadership and its in-depth experience in technology, operations and finance to support visionary entrepreneurs driving this change.
Israel Lead
Israel Cleantech Partners
Established in 2006, Israel Cleantech Ventures (ICV) is the leading venture capital fund dedicated to providing value added growth capital to exceptional entrepreneurs building Israel's energy, water and environmental technology leaders. The firm has over $130M currently under management in two funds and has completed 14 investments across diverse cleantech sectors, including waste water treatment, alternative energy generation, energy storage & efficiency, green building, smart grid and in technologies that enable existing industries to work in a more efficient and environmentally friendly manner. ICV is managed by a team of eight dedicated investment professionals combining significant experience in building technology companies with deep industry understanding gained through decades in senior management positions at Israel's most prominent cleantech companies. This is coupled with considerable venture capital, IPO and M&A experience. With an extensive network in Israeli and global cleantech and VC communities, ICV provides superior access to the flow of emerging companies as well as the critical tools to help those companies flourish in the global marketplace. ICV funds are backed by leading institutional investors, multinational corporations and family offices in Europe, the US and Israel.
Terra Venture Partners
Terra Venture Partners is a venture capital fund formed to take advantage of significant investment opportunities created by the urgent global need for clean technologies. Terra has assembled an experienced and entrepreneurial team to identify, nurture and grow Israel’s best seed and early-stage companies in several key environmental sectors. Terra invests in companies that combine high-level entrepreneurs with truly innovative technology and a focused operational plan to build solid, scalable businesses in markets of significant size. Terra usually leads the investments and takes a very active role in supporting the entrepreneurs through all the phases of the growth of the company, bringing much more than capital to the table.
Platinum Sponsors
Autodesk
Autodesk, Inc. is a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Fortune 100 companies use Autodesk software tools to design, visualize and simulate their ideas to save time and money, enhance quality, and foster innovation for competitive advantage. As part of their commitment to innovation, Autodesk is offering to select cleantech entrepreneurs fully licensed software that enables Digital Prototyping to help you visualize, design, and simulate your solution and speed your ideas to market. To learn more about the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program and apply for software licenses, valued* at up to $150,000, for only $50, please visit www.autodesk.com/cleantech.
Taylor Wessing
Taylor Wessing is a full service law firm with a widely acknowledged strength in industries rich in intellectual property, based primarily in the three largest economies in Europe but also in emerging markets in Asia and the Middle East. Taylor Wessing act for private and public companies, financial institutions, public sector bodies and wealthy individuals. Clients around the world trust us to deliver success. They turn to Taylor Wessing for constructive and commercial advice, partner-driven service, integrated, tailored solutions and strength in depth. Taylor Wessing core services underpin the main areas of business activity including: corporate transactions and restructuring, finance, tax, property and construction, intellectual property, commercial contracts, employment and employee benefits as well as dispute resolution. Taylor Wessing have extensive experience of a number of industries including technology, media, life sciences, climate change, real estate and financial services.
Veolia Environnement
Veolia Environnement is the world leader in environmental services. With operations on every continent and more than 300,000 employees, we provide customized solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in four complementary segments: water, environmental services, energy services and passenger transportation. Veolia Environnement recorded revenue of 34.8 billion euros in 2008.
Gold Sponsors
Capricorn Venture Partners
Capricorn Venture Partners NV is an independent pan-European manager of venture capital funds that invest in innovative European companies with technology as competitive advantage. Capricorn has longstanding industrial and venture capital experience in backing entrepreneurs with breakthrough technologies in the cleantech, life sciences, biotechnology, IT and material sciences sectors. Capricorn’s third consecutive venture capital fund, the Capricorn Cleantech Fund, focuses on pan European start up, early and development stage investments in clean technology based growth companies. For us, cleantech embraces a diverse of range of products, services and processes that harness renewable materials and energy sources, dramatically reduce and optimize the use of natural resources, cut or eliminate polution and toxic waste and add economic value by significantly lowering cost and improving profitability. Capricorn currently has over €120 million under management and counts among its investors the European Investment Fund (through the EU’s Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme), Electrabel/Suez, ParticipatieMaatschappij Vlaanderen, MRBB, Limburgse Reconversie Maatschappij (LRM), Dexia Bank, a number of pension funds and private investors. Successful exits of the past Capricorn venture funds include Omrix BioPharmaceuticals and FillFactory.
Cleantech Finland
CLEANTECH FINLAND® is a network of top cleantech experts. Cleantech Finland connects clients, partners, investors and other stakeholders with the best cleantech expertise. In Finland the cleantech sector includes more than 2,000 enterprises and it is highly diversified. The national objective is to develop the sector into a new cornerstone industry. For decades Finnish cleantech companies have solved environmental challenges making the country a global leader in energy efficiency, clean industrial processes and bioenergy. Other areas of expertise are measuring, analysis and automation, renewable energy, waste management as well as water and waste water treatment and air protection. Cleantech means all those products, services, processes and technologies that prevent or reduce the impacts of harmful actions on environment. Investments in cleaner technologies pay for themselves through efficiency and a better standard of living. This is the expertise Cleantech Finland offers you. Cleantech Finland can be reached all around the world through the Finpro network. Wherever you are, Cleantech Finland can successfully connect you with the best cleantech expertise. The environmental problems we are facing globally are not going to disappear but they can be lessened. Problem solving is in our nature.
Innobasque
Innobasque, the Basque Agency for Innovation, is a private, not-for-profit organisation made up of the agents in the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network, private companies, Basque public institutions, institutional representatives of Basque employers and workers, and a whole range of organisations linked to innovation, that number over 1000. Innobasque offers all these agents a powerful platform and a network for collaboration. Through them it sets out to promote and deploy innovation in Basque society, with initiatives that contribute towards generating the dynamics for transformation in Basque companies and organisations and in society as a whole, and spreading an image of the Basque Country as an innovative society and an advanced centre of R+D+i. Innobasque sits on the boards of directors and executive bodies of the Basque Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CVTCI); The Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL), The Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), Orkestra (The Basque Institute for Competitiveness), the Advisory Board of the President of the Basque Autonomous Community, and i20 (ILSI, Institute for Large Scale Innovation, San Francisco).
Novusmodus
Novusmodus is a Capital Development / VC firm in the cleantech and renewable sector. Based in London, Dublin, and Munich, Novusmodus has a global mandate with a European focus. They are the investment adviser to ESB's €200m cleantech fund, ESB Novusmodus LP.
Siemens AG
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare as well as providing infrastructure solutions, primarily for cities and metropolitan areas. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company is the world's largest provider of environmental technologies. Around 40 percent of its total revenue stems from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2011, which ended on September 30, 2011, revenue from continuing operations totaled €73.5 billion and income from continuing operations €7.0 billion. At the end of September 2011, Siemens had around 360,000 employees worldwide on the basis of continuing operations. Further information is available on the Internet at: http://www.siemens.com.
Session Hosts
Climate Change Capital
Climate Change Capital is an environmental investment manager and advisory group specialising in the opportunities generated by the global transition to a low carbon economy. It advises and invests in companies that recognise combating global warming is both a necessity and an economic opportunity. CCC manages funds with c. US$1.5 billion of commitments* and aims to provide attractive returns to investors, demonstrating the financial opportunity associated with a low carbon economy.
Linde
The Linde Group is a world leading supplier of industrial, process and speciality gases and is one of the most profitable engineering companies. Linde products and services can be found in nearly every industry, in more than 100 countries. A success story that began with the separation of air.
Noerr
Noerr is a first class European law firm. The core business is excellent legal and tax advice. Together with cooperation partners, Noerr Consulting AG and NOERR Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaften, we develop comprehensive legal, tax, finance and management solutions. Networked thinking and innovation for the benefit of our clients.
Wermuth Asset Management
Wermuth Asset Management (WAM) is a German family investment firm that acts as an adviser on alternative investments in Eastern Europe and Russia. The firm has overseen over $1 billion of investments in Russian listed debt and equity, private equity and real estate. Wermuth’ s headquarters are located in Germany with a branch in Moscow, Russia, where most of the principals are based. Recently, WAM launched a cleantech fund with €100 million from its anchor investor (The Republic of Tatarstan) and €10m from the General Partner (WAM) and is now raising for a final target fund size of €200 million. The Tatarstan Cleantech Fund will provide growth finance to cleantech companies best matched for the Russian market.
White & Case
White & Case was founded in New York in 1901 and has grown into one of the world's leading global law firms. Among the Firm's core values are its commitment to excellence, teamwork, innovation and diversity, all in the service of and dedication to our clients around the world. Firm clients include many of the world’s most respected and well-established companies, visionary start-ups, governmental organizations and state-owned entities.
Event Partners
Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology
Bavaria leads in Cleantech. It remains our aim to reduce energy-related CO2 emissions per capita in Bavaria to clearly less than six tons per year. In no other region in Germany hydropower, solar, biomass and geothermal energy are already being used as intensively as in Bavaria. This is not enough. Further development in clean technologies is necessary, without compromising a safe, affordable and environmentally friendly energy supply. With the help of renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean technology, environmental technology, mobility and energy research we want to achieve our goal. As part of Bavaria’s innovation strategy, the state’s Cleantech Cluster was set up with the support of Bavaria’s Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology. The cluster’s brief is to link up the initiatives existing in Bavaria and in worldwide cleantech industries; to assist companies in their development, production and marketing of cleantech products and services; and to be a nodal point of its integration and cross-industry development.
CleanEnergy Project
The Clean Energy Project is an international initiative for renewable energy, cleantech and sustainability. The Clean Energy Project consists of an online magazine, a fast growing social community and is supported by the GlobalCom PR Network, an international agency network for public relations and communications, events, collaborations and partnership programs initiated and supported ecologically meaningful concepts. For more information, see: www.cleanenergy-project.de | www.gcpr.net
Guernsey
Guernsey should spring to mind whether you are an entrepreneur setting up a project, an investor looking for opportunities, or a fund manager looking for the right expertise and location to set up a fund. This is because Guernsey has all of the ingredients needed to capitalise on cleantech innovation wherever they exist, be it through leveraging the Island’s expertise and reputation in financial services, or through harnessing the exceptional natural assets within the Bailiwick of Guernsey. This broad appeal to agents across the renewable energy value chain positions the Island to see significant growth as a cleantech hub.
Munich Network
Munich Network is an association of technology companies as well as an ecosystem of scientific research institutions, equity investors, financial service providers, consultancies and entrepreneurial personalities. Members benefit from the highly valuable resources Munich Network offers. In our networks we link technology entrepreneurs with each other as well as with industry leaders, users, research and development organizations, investors exceeding regional and national borders and provide them platforms equipped with the best resources of experience, knowledge, ideas, talents and capital.
VentureCapital Magazin
Since May 2000, VentureCapital Magazin has been delivering high-quality corporate finance information to investors and entrepreneurs on a monthly basis. Editorial focus is placed on private equity, venture capital and buy-out transactions as well as mergers and acquisitions. The monthly column “Deal Monitor“ reports on financing rounds and investment exits among German private equity companies and/or investee companies. The most recent figures, reports, and statistics appear on a regular basis, and the topics always change to examine regions, target groups and sectors of particular interest. VentureCapital Magazin is committed to nurturing the development of the equity and entrepreneur scene. The editorial goal is to provide investors with the best available coverage of market news, competitive environments and industry trends as well as to acquaint managers and entrepreneurs with the many apects of equity financing through expert articles, case studies and success stories. VentureCapital Magazin and its creaters – committed entrepreneurs themselves – are dedicated to a free market philosophy and to creating informational “value added” for investors and entrepreneurs alike.
Zerista
Zerista connects buyers and sellers at the most important events across every industry . Zerista helps attendees net- work, plan and personalize their events so they meet the right people, see the right sessions and talk to the right exhibitors . Zerista, makes your event the must attend, must exhibit, must sponsor event in the industry.