HOW DO WE MANAGE THE GREEN TRANSFORMATION?

BE THE PART OF THE SOLUTION

LET'S ACCELERATE GREEN TRANSFORMATION!

16 - 17 SEPT 2021 FREDENHAGEN, OFFENBACH

LEADING CHANGEMAKERS ON STAGE

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HEBA AGUIB
Chief Executive RESPOND
BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
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TAREK AL-WAZIR
Minister of Economics Hesse
Roberta Boscolo (1)
ROBERTA BOSCOLO
Climate & Energy Scientific Officer
World Meteorological Organization
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MARCO TE BRÖMMELSTROET
Academic Director
Urban Mobility Futures
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JACOB BUSSMANN
Managing Director
SeedForward
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ANDREAS DOMBRET
Former Board Member
Deutsche Bundesbank
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ECKART DIEPENHORST
Chief People & Comm. Officer
FreeNow
Lars Engelhard
LARS HOLGER ENGELHARD
CEO
Unleash Future Boats GmbH
Nicole Formica-Schiller (1)
NICOLE FORMICA-SCHILLER
CEO & Founder
Pamanicor Health
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HARALD FRIEDL
Advisor & Circular Economy Expert
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CARSTEN GERHARDT
Partner
Kearney
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MAJA GÖPEL
Political Economist & Transformation Researcher
Hannah Helmke (1)
HANNAH HELMKE
Founder & CEO
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Renat-Heuberger (1)
RENAT HEUBERGER
CEO & Co-Founder
South Pole
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CHRISTIAN KROLL
Founder & CEO
Ecosia
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LISA LIU
Investor
UVC Partners
Bettina Orlopp (1)
BETTINA ORLOPP
Chief Financial Officer
Commerzbank AG
Sandra-Phillips (1)
SANDRA PHILLIPS
Founder & CEO
movmi
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ANDREAS M. RICKERT
Founder & CEO + Co-CEO
PHINEO + Nixdorf Kapital
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MARTIN RODECK
Managing Director
EDGE
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HANS J. SCHELLNHUBER
Director Emeritus
PIK
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GEORG SCHÜRMANN
Managing Director
Triodos Bank Germany
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TORSTEN SCHREIBER
Founder & CEO
Africa GreenTec
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LENA THIEDE
Co-Founder & Partner
Planet A Ventures
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CONSTANZE TRAUTWEIN
Co-Founder
ImpactNexus
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GUNDULA ULLAH
Chairwoman
BME e. V.
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SINA WANS
Co-Founder
Sustainable Thinking
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YVONNE ZWICK
Chairwoman
B.A.U.M. e. V.
Laura L. (1)
LAURA LEWANDOWSKI
Moderator
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LEONHARD NIMA
Moderator
Studio Nima

5.000+

SQM EXHIBITION

60+

SPEAKERS ON STAGE

HYBRID

+DIGITAL PLATFORM

3

STAGES

120+

B2B START-UPS

550+

CORPORATES

100+

INVESTORS

8

AREAS

MAIN STAGE - KEYNOTES & PANELS

On the Main Stage well-know politicians, researchers, innovators, investors and many more will share their thoughts about relevant topics in keynotes or panel discussions - All seasons will also be livestreamed on our digital plattform Talque. To watch the entire main stage program, click on the button below.
ALL KEYNOTES & PANELS

INNOVATION STAGE - PITCHES

On the innovation stage 100+ start-ups from eight different innovation areas will present themselves to the audience. Each pitch will be five minutes, so you will be able to see the most interesting ideas of tomorrow's innovators in short time! Each pitch will also be streamed live on our digital platform Talque.

MASTERCLASSES

In this on-site only event a limited group of people will have the opportunity to listen to and discuss with leading expert in 45 minute seasons. There will always be two parallel sessions in two dedicated rooms at the location. Each session will be limited to 10 people, registration will be possible via our digital platform Talque! To see all masterclasses, click on the button below.
ALL MASTERCLASSES

VIRTUAL PROGRAM

IMPACT FESTIVAL 2021 will not only offer the best experience on-site but also virtual with a dedicated online program. On the one hand you can look forward to online lectures in which hosts will not only share their thoughts but also discuss with all participants. On the other hand there will also be Online Pitches from 30+ start-ups that will present themselves to the virtual audience.
ALL ONLINE LECTURES

IMPACT AWARD CEREMONY

The Impact Award hosted by UNO INO eG honors European startups that pursue a sustainable business model and have a positive sociatal impact. Prizes will be awarded in four categories (platform solutions, service solutions, hardware solutions and social innovation). All startups that are part of IMPACT FESTIVAL 2021 have the opportunity to participate. A jury of experts will evaluate each start-up and decide upon the winners. The awards will be presented at a festive ceremony on the evening of 16 September 2021 (Location: Main Stage).
FURTHER INFORMATION

EIT MATCHMAKING

The EIT MATCHMAKING EVENT will take place on the Innovation stage in the evening of the event's first day (Sept. 16) at 17.00 on INNOVATION STAGE. The event will be composed of two parts: First, there will be a panel discussion hosted by EIT. Afterwards eight selected start-ups will pitch (5 minutes each) live on stage & have the opportunity to connect with interested investors or corporate representatives in the audience.

GET-TOGETHER & LIVE MUSIC

Let's end the first day of the Impact Festival with live music in the outdoor lounge (starting at 8.00 p.m.). Get to know other impact innovatores in this chill chill atmosphere as the perfect preparation for Day 2 of Impact Festival 2021.

Join the first in-person event of sustainability frontrunners in 2021

and become part of the largest B2B gathering for green solutions!

Be part. Save your ticket now.

Join the first in-person event of sustainability frontrunners in 2021

and become part of the largest B2B gathering for green solutions!

Be part. Save your ticket now.

DISCOVER EXCEPTIONAL TECH SOLUTIONS

In addition to a wide range of B2B SaaS, Hardware, Platform and Material Solutions – you will also find special exhibits such as Africa GreenTec's Solartainer – the first time ever that this has been exhibited and is open to visitors.

In addition, there will be premieres of new vehicle concepts and farming robots, as well as plastic-eating worms. Let yourself be surprised by further innovations!

ALL EXHIBITORS

ZERO WASTE & ZERO CARBON

An innovative zero waste food concept will feed you with vegan specialties on site - let yourself be surprised!

The entire event is carbon neutral compensated in cooperation with South Pole - this also includes the travel of all participants via different ways.

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS WITH PURPOSE

From 1 March 2021 to 22 April 2021, more than 65 talented students from around the world teamed up to create a winning sustainable business model and a prototype during the IMPACT CHALLENGE hosted by TechQuartier.

The top teams will pitch their ideas during IMPACT FESTIVAL 2021 on stage – be part and discover brillant concepts of the next generation entrepreneurs!

COVID-19 INFORMATION

The safety of our guests, exhibitors, crew and all involved parties is our top priority.

Therefore we will only allow access to the festival in case you are:
a) fully vaccinated
b) recovered from Covid-19 (within the last 6 month) or
c) tested (official test result not older than 24 hours)

Stay safe & see you on 16/17 September!

CURRENT UPDATES

LOCATION: FREDENHAGEN

FREDENHAGEN,
Sprendlinger Landstraße 193-195,
63069 Offenbach am Main

Parking will be possible near the event location (public) or external (Autokino Gravenbruch – 5 min. with car) with shuttle connection . In addition we will also offer a shuttle service from S-Bahn station Offenbach Kaiserlei that will take you to the event.

GOOGLE MAPSARRIVAL & SHUTTLE INFO