Meet the sponsors

  • Diamond Sponsor

    • The Siemens Energy Management Division, Erlangen, Germany, is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. As the trusted partner for the development and extension of an efficient and reliable power infrastructure, Energy Management offers utilities and the industry the portfolio they need. This includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid and energy automation solutions, power supply for industrial plants, and high-voltage transmission systems. Represented in more than 90 countries, this Siemens Division has nearly 53,000 employees and more than 100 production sites worldwide.

      For more information please visit: http://www.siemens.com/EUW

  • Platinum Sponsor

    • Accenture is a global management

      consulting, technology services and

      outsourcing company, with more than 323,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s

      most successful companies,  Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

      For more information please visit: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/utilities-index

  • Gold Sponsors

    • Bit Stew Systems is the creator of the market leading platform for Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet. 

      Through data-driven automation, Bit Stew Systems removes the complexity of industrial operations and connected machines to give clarity and control back to the operator. Purpose-built for the Industrial Internet of Things, Bit Stew’s Mix Core™ platform automates data ingestion, applies machine intelligence to learn patterns in the data, allowing industrial companies to discover actionable insights that optimize operational performance. 

      MIx Director™ (formerly Grid Director™) is powered by the MIx Core platform, and is the application that industrial enterprises rely on for a contextual and real-time view of their operations, assets and customers. 

      Incorporated in 2009, Bit Stew Systems is a venture-backed private company that is headquartered in Canada with offices in the USA, Australia and Europe. Bit Stew was named on the Gartner Cool Vendors in Energy & Utilities list for 2014 and the Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year – North American Service Solutions for Utilities. "

      For more information please visit: http://www.bitstew.com/

    • Now with 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.573 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

      Capgemini’s Global Utilities Sector serves the top Utilities worldwide and draws on a network of more than 12,000 dedicated sector consultants. More on industry specific solutions is available at www.capgemini.com/utilities.

      Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini

      For more information please visit: http://www.capgemini.com/utilities

    • About EY - EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

      For more information please visit: http://www.ey.com/powerandutilities

    • Huawei is one of the world’s leading suppliers of information technology and telecommunication solutions.  By continuous engagement for customer oriented solutions and with strong partnerships HUAWEI’s propositions in the areas of carrier networks, communication devices and cloud computing  generate advantages across the entire value chain. Our Mission: to offer competitive solutions and services that deliver high benefits to network operators, enterprises and consumers. Thus HUAWEI’s products and solutions are being used in over 140 countries around the Globe.

      For more information please visit: http://consumer.huawei.com/en/solutions/m2m-solutions/overview/index.htm

    • IBM works with energy and utility companies around the globe to help them transform energy and sustainability challenges into opportunities. Discover new ways IBM can help you innovate, predict, engage and transform by assuming the role of the energy integrator, delivering a 360-degree customer-of-one experience and disruptively innovating business processes.  From asset and workforce management to smart metering, grid operations, distributed energy solutions, customer experience, IoT, cognitive computing and beyond, IBM can help you leverage the power of analytics, cloud, mobile, social and security to improve operational efficiency and reliability, increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs.

      For more information please visit: http://www.ibm.com/energy

    • Itron is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. Our broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; and services. With thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries, Itron applies knowledge and technology to better manage energy and water resources. Join us in creating a more resourceful world; start here: www.itron.com

      For more information please visit: http://www.itron.com

    • Oracle Utilities is the global business unit within Oracle dedicated to deliver flexible, innovative software applications helping Utilities achieve efficiency, competitive advantage, business performance excellence, lower cost to serve and total cost of ownership. 

      To learn more, visit oracle.com/industries/utilities.

      For more information please visit: http://www.oracle.com/us/industries/index.html

    • SAP: HELPING THE WORLD RUN BETTER. As the market leader in enterprise application software, we help companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 238,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. As the market leader in enterprise application software, we help companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 238,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably

      For more information please visit: http://go.sap.com/solution/industry/utilities.html

    • Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS,infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 324,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $15.5 billion for year ended March 31, 2015 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India.

      With over two decades of experience in the Utilities industry, TCS partners with more than 90 energy and utility organizations across the globe, supporting more than 100 million consumers. With more than 8000 associates dedicated to the Utilities industry ,we offer an integrated suite of services and domain-led solutions across the electricity, gas, and water utility value chain.The utilities industry value chain is changing:

      generation is becoming distributed, grids are becoming bi-directional, and energy retail is becoming more focused on customer experience and new services. We partner with utilities to help them reimagine their businesses for the new paradigm. In 2015, IDC MarketScape recognized TCS as a ‘Market Leader’ in its assessment of ‘Global Professional Services Firms for Utilities Customer Operations’.

       

      For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

      For more information please visit: http://www.tcs.com

  • Silver Sponsors

    • Aidon is a dynamic, recognised European provider of new generation’s smart energy metering solutions and smart grid applications. Beyond metering devices and systems, Aidon’s offering covers applications and services that utilise metering information to improve energy utilities’ efficiency in their daily operations and business processes. Our customers are energy utilities and service providers. The installed base of Aidon Energy Service Devices is more than 1 million units.

      For more information please visit: http://www.aidon.com

    • C3 Energy harnesses the power of big data, smart grid analytics, social networking, and cloud computing to improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of power delivery. C3 Energy’s family of utility-tested and proven smart grid analytics Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products and services deliver end-to-end solutions across the entire smart grid, from energy generation, transmission, distribution, and advanced metering, to the customer experience.

      For more information please visit: http://www.c3energy.com

    • Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscribers. We operate in 180 countries and employ more than 100,000 people. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011 the company's net sales were SEK 226.9 billion (USD 35.0 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.

      For more information please visit: http://www.ericsson.com

    • Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. We enable clients, in more than 50 countries, to stay a step ahead of emerging business trends and outperform the competition. We help them transform and thrive in a changing world by co-creating breakthrough solutions that combine strategic insights and execution excellence.

      Visit www.infosys.com to see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with US$8.7 billion in annual revenues and 176,000+ employees, is helping enterprises renew themselves while also creating new avenues to generate value.

      For more information please visit: http://www.infosys.com/

    • Intel designs and manufactures advanced integrated digital technology platforms. Intel also develops and sells software and services primarily focused on security and technology integration. Both McAfee and Wind River are wholly owned subsidiaries of Intel.  In the Utility Industry, Intel is helping lead the way by delivering the building blocks that bridge traditional IT and operations, transform data into knowledge, and enable utilities to advance the intelligence and security of their grid. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/energy/energy-overview.html

    • Meters and More is an International non-profit association with the purpose of maintaining and promoting the Meters and More communication protocol, that enables bidirectional data transfer in an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system. METERS AND MORE is a new generation protocol which leverages on the experience of Enel's Telegestore, the unique AMI solution in operation worldwide over 40 million customers. METERS AND MORE powers the 13 million smart meters being currently installed by Endesa in Spain.

      For more information please visit: http://www.metersandmore.eu

    • Oracle Java Embedded delivers Java-enabled intelligent systems for any device in any market, including a wide-range of solutions for resource-constrained devices to desktop-class systems. Java provides real-time, high-performance capabilities that can securely access resources while protecting your data. Java’s completeness and modularity mean that Java can support any device application requirement yet be sized optimally for that device’s unique characteristics. Supported by the world’s largest community of developers and deployed in over three billion devices.

    • REstore is a leading European demand response aggregator, specialized in automated DR. REstore offers substantial Demand Response payments to power consumers to briefly curtail their power demand at critical times. Without any negative impact on the industrial process or output, and without any upfront investment. REstore, as a Demand Response aggregator, is a selected partner of grid operators (National Grid) offering  Industrial Power Consumers extra Revenues in return for short flexible power reductions/enhancements in order to avoid blackouts / brownouts.

       

      For more information please visit: http://www.restore.eu

  • Strategic Sponsors

    • Alcatel-Lucent is the leading IP networking, ultra-broadband access and cloud technology specialist. We are dedicated to making global communications more innovative, sustainable and accessible for people, businesses and governments worldwide. Our mission is to invent and deliver trusted networks to help our customers unleash their value. Every success has its network.

      For more information please visit: https://www.alcatel-lucent.com/power-utilities

    • "Arkessa is a leading M2M managed services provider, delivering global connectivity services and solutions through unrivalled multi-network connectivity in all regions of the World and true pole-to-pole coverage.

      Arkessa enables organisations of all sizes to monitor, manage and control remote devices through M2M (Machine to Machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) technology to enable business to derive valuable information and intelligence from both new and existing IoT devices. "

      For more information please visit: http://www.arkessa.com

    • Futurice is a growing international company that designs and produces innovative digital services for companies in a wide variety of industries ranging from energy to media. Since 2000, we’ve completed more than 1000 projects for over 200 customers. The lessons learned allow us to help our clients develop their own business to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment. We have offices in Berlin, London, Stockholm, Tampere and Helsinki.

      For more information please visit: http://www.futurice.com

    • Gemserv provides data protection, information security and consultancy services to businesses, Government departments and regulators in energy, water, telecoms and environmental sectors.  We help organisations and national programmes operate efficiently, securely and with integrity.

      For more information please visit: http://www.gemserv.com

    • Intelen is a technology and engagement software provider focusing on the energy sector. Founded in 2011, Intelen is a rapidly growing company and an innovator in energy and behavioural analytics with a talented and resourceful team. Through powerful analytics, gamification techniques and data analysis we aim at furnishing high quality services both for end-users and utilities in areas of energy & cost monitoring, personalised advise, education in energy efficiency topics, customer loyalty, churn reduction and brand awareness. Our insights lead to cross-selling opportunities and targeted marketing campaigns, thus, maximizing your organisation's profit. With already three funding rounds and four international patents, Intelen continues to thrive with two award winning mobile apps and numerous innovation awards.

      For more information please visit: http://www.intelen.com

    • LogNet Billing and MaxBill turn billing, service delivery and customer experience management into competitive advantages for utilities service providers. Based on our Modern Billing strategy, we help utilities service providers achieve their strategic objectives and grow their businesses. The MaxBill solution enables utilities service providers to offer attractive packages with zero-touch, automated service delivery, simplified customer support and transparent billing. For more information, please visit www.maxbill.com.

      For more information please visit: www.maxbill.com

    • Mercatus is a Silicon Valley-based software firm that serves the unique needs of global power producers. Today, the Mercatus Energy Investment Management (EIM) solution is the energy industry’s only integrated software platform that systematizes the end-to-end process of investment into power producing assets, driving faster capital returns, lower costs, and portfolio optimization.  

      For more information please visit: http://www.gomercatus.com/

    • m2ocity, the French leading telecom operator for the Internet of Things, has been created by Veolia and Orange in 2011. 1.5 million objects are connected to the m2ocity telecom network in nearly 2 000 French cities, which accounts for a fourth of the French population. Meters, distribution networks, building and cities are now connected thanks to m2ocity solutions.

      For more information please visit: http://www.m2ocity.com

    • Hello, we’re Nest. We reinvent things. We take the unloved products in people's homes and make simple, beautiful, thoughtful things. We developed the Nest Learning Thermostat after we learnt that 60% of people’s energy bills go to heating their homes. The Nest Learning Thermostat gives people precise control of the temperature, creates a personalized schedule for the home and eliminates the need for a programmer. So saving energy is simple.

      For more information please visit: http://www.nest.com

    • Opower is an enterprise software company that is transforming the way utilities engage with their customers. Opower’s customer engagement platform enables utilities to reach their customers at moments that matter through proactive and digitized communications that drive energy savings, increase customer engagement and satisfaction, and lower customer operation costs. Opower’s software has been deployed to more than 95 utility partners around the world and reaches more than 50 million households and businesses. Follow us on Twitter at @Opower.

      For more information please visit: http://www.opower.com/

    • SIGFOX is the pioneer and leading provider of two-way, low-cost, energy-efficient connectivity, with scalable, subscription-based solutions designed to meet the specific needs of the Internet of Things.

      Our rapidly expanding global network is fueling growth in vertical markets and applications that are driving the IoT: smart homes and cities, transportation and tracking, wearables and industrials.

      Customers with SIGFOX ReadyTM solutions can offer their devices wherever our network is available, while device makers have a wide choice of SIGFOX ReadyTM communication modules, SoCs and transceivers to efficiently build their solution and easily deploy it on the SIGFOX network.

      For more information please visit: http://www.sigfox.com

    • Swisscom Energy Solutions AG is a daughter company of Swisscom AG and Repower AG based in Olten, Switzerland. Under the brand name of “tiko”, the company offers innovative and reliable solutions for demand response and load management, connecting small consumers e.g. electrical heating systems as well as large-scale commercial and industry consumers in a storage network

      For more information please visit: http://www.tiko.ch

    • Tendril delivers personalized energy experiences to consumers around the world. Pioneering energy providers that want to establish a competitive advantage rely on our energy intelligence software and solutions to better acquire, engage and activate their customers. To do this we employ the latest in science and data analytics to unveil a complete understanding of the individual consumer, including their unique needs and propensities to act. With this granular understanding we help our customers unlock the true value of energy interactions.

      For more information please visit: http://www.tendrilinc.com

    • WeDo Technologies is a worldwide leader in Enterprise Business Assurance, providing software and expert consultancy, to intelligently analyze large quantities of data from across an organization helping to negate or minimize operational or business inefficiencies and allowing businesses to achieve significant return on investment via revenue protection and cost savings.

      For more information please visit: http://www.wedotechnologies.com

    • ZTE Corporation is a globally-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. With operations in 160 countries, the company is a leader in technology innovation, delivering superior products and business solutions to clients all over the world. Founded in 1985, ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges and is China’s largest listed telecoms equipment company.

      For more information please visit: http://www.zte.com.cn

  • Energy Storage Lead Sponsor

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      AES is a leader in commercial energy storage partnerships, which enable utilities, power markets and renewable developers to manage projects from concept to operation. The company's energy storage solutions unlock value from existing power infrastructure, liberating reserve capacity, enabling renewable facilities to generate new revenue streams, improving flexibility and reliability of the power system, and meeting peak power demand.  With 200 MW of storage-based resources in operation and construction, AES has the largest fleet of battery-based storage assets in commercial operation today. The company has over 1,000 MW in development with prospects in the US and abroad. To learn more, please visit www.aesenergystorage.com or @aes_es on Twitter.

      Products & Services: Batteries, Distribution Automation, Energy Storage Solutions & UPS, EV Solutions (Charging stations / Infrastructure), Load Management, Micro-generation / Distributed Energy, Outage Management, Renewables Integration, Smart Grid Solutions, Substation Automation.

      For more information please visit: http://www.aesenergystorage.com/

  • Energy Storage Sponsors

    • Solving the world’s toughest energy challenges is one of the things GE does best.  Building on a strong power generation heritage spanning more than a century, GE Power & Water manufactures and supplies Durathon battery technology modules and energy storage solutions for the telecom, on-grid, off-grid, backup power and motive power industries, helping to enable safer, efficient and more cost-effective storage. Delivering value and ingenuity to the telecommunications, power generation, grid operation, energy management industries.

      For more information please visit: http://www.ge-energy.com/wind

    • GILDEMEISTER energy solutions offers all-in-one solutions for energy efficiency, solar, wind and storage of renewable energy. A milestone in energy management is the CellCube, which stores energy until it is needed. It delivers an uninterrupted power supply thanks to vanadium-redox-flow technology. What is more, it has a capacity of up to 6 MWh and 100% deep discharge. It can be used for industrial, e-mobility, off-grid, power and telecom applications.

      For more information please visit: http://www.energy.gildemeister.com

    • Hydrogenics is a leader designing, manufacturing, building and installing industrial and commercial Hydrogen Systems around the globe with over 60 years of experience. We offer world leading expertise for a range of applications, including (1) Hydrogen generators for industrial processes and fueling stations (2) Hydrogen fuel cells for electric vehicles (3) Fuel cell installations for back-up power systems (4) Hydrogen renewable energy storage and conversion systems.

      For more information please visit: http://www.hydrogenics.com

    • Maxwell is the market leader in Medium and High Voltage capacitor

      For more information please visit: http://www.maxwell.com/

    • Drawing on decades of experience in the renewable energy and construction industries, RES has the expertise to develop, construct and operate utility-scale energy projects around the world. RES are pioneers in the delivery of grid scale energy storage and energy management systems. Our understanding of network requirements enables us to provide the development, engineering, procurement, construction and operation of commercial scale, safe, reliable, economic, energy storage solutions.

      For more information please visit: www.res-group.com/storage

    • Win Inertia is a high-tech engineering company, focused on power electronics, energy storage solutions and energy management systems. According to the Navigant Research report "Energy Storage Enabling Technologies" Win Inertia is one of the key industrial players and a reference as an energy storage integrator in the electric market. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.wininertia.es

  • Utility Partners

    • ENGIE develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy’s transition to a low-carbon economy. ENGIE provides individuals, cities and businesses with highly efficient and innovative solutions largely based on its expertise in four key sectors: renewable energy, energy efficiency, liquefied natural gas and digital technology. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.engie.com

    • ERDF is the main french distribution system operator (DSO)

      For more information please visit: http://www.erdf.fr/

    • RWE Effizienz GmbH is a service provider for energy efficiency infrastructure. It supports customers in saving costs and conserving the environment. From e-mobility down to home automation with RWE Smart Home – RWE Effizienz takes an all-inclusive approach to energy efficiency, setting standards through innovative ideas and new products. The company enhances public awareness of energy efficiency by way of information and consultation. Essential facts can be found at www.rwe-effizienz.comwww.rwe-emobility.comwww.rwe.de/smarthome and www.rwe.de/energiewelt, the information and consulting portal for questions on energy efficiency.

      For more information please visit: http://www.rwe-effizienz.com

    • VERBUND is Austria’s leading utility and one of the largest producers of electricity from hydropower in Europe

      For more information please visit: https://www.verbund.com/at/de/

    • Wiener Netze are distribution system operator for electricity, gas and district heating in Vienna and parts of Lower Austria and Burgenland.

      For more information please visit: http://www.wienernetze.at

  • Young Talent Sponsors

    • OMNETRIC Group is dedicated to delivering integrated information and operational technology (IT/OT) solutions and services to help utility companies around the world achieve greater reliability and efficiency in the grid.

      For more information please visit: http://www.omnetricgroup.com/

    • TU Wien is the largest university of science and technology in Austria with 4,500 employees and 28,000 students. The volume of projects which are raised competitively from enterprises and research funds amount to close to 40% of the state's basic funding. For 200 years, TU Wien has been a place of research, teaching and learning. TU Wien is located in the heart of Europe, in Vienna, a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity. 

      TU Wien presents at EUW:

      -  LINK offers secure integration of large scale decentralised generation

      -  HiREPS offers high resolution simulation of yields in electricity and heat markets 

      -  Combination of power-to-gas with a biogas plant allows doubling of biogas production 

      -  SEMERGY.net – efficient web-based planning of construction and retrofit projects

      For more information please visit: http://www.tuwien.ac.at

  • Special Content Endorsers

    • Delta-ee is a research and consulting company that provides information, analysis, insight and advice in low carbon heat and distributed energy markets. We work globally with a strong client base and industry network across Europe, North America and Asia.

      For more information please visit: http://www.delta-ee.com

    • The ETP SmartGrids, also called European Technology Platform for Electricity Networks of the Future offers strategic guidance for its stakeholders on the development of technologies related to Smart Grids that will address the future needs of electricity networks in the European electricity supply system.  

      The ETP Smartgrids mission is to:

      • Mobilise the expertise resident in the stakeholders and exerts its influence through efficient dissemination of the strategic agendas developed. 
      • Contribute to realise the SET Plan Integrated Roadmap vision 

      The stakeholders active within the ETP Smartgrids include: European system operators at distribution and transmission level; manufacturers of power equipment, solutions and services providers; the relevant parts of the ICT industry; research organisations; regulators and academia, the European Commission and legislators.  

      For more information please visit: www.smartgrids.eu

    • i3 is the leading network to access proprietary intelligence on 24,000+ companies across all sectors in cleantech, sustainable innovation, and resource efficiency and directly connect with 60,000+ stakeholders. Corporates, investors, and service providers rely on i3 to find, vet, and message start-ups they're interested in and to gain deep insight into global industry trends. Visit the website to learn about this powerful network that connects you to innovation that drives sustainability.

      For more information please visit: i3connect.com

    • The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai and the Mobile 360 Series conferences. 

      The GSMA Connected Living programme is an initiative to help operators add value and accelerate the delivery of new connected devices and services in the Machine to Machine (M2M) market. This is to be achieved by industry collaboration, appropriate regulation, optimising networks as well as developing key enablers to support the growth of M2M in the immediate future and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the longer term. Our vision is to enable the IoT, a world in which consumers and businesses enjoy rich new services, connected by intelligent and secure mobile networks.

      For more information, please visit www.gsma.com/connectedliving, Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.gsma.com/connectedliving

    • KIC InnoEnergy is a European company that, in bringing together academics, businesses and research institutes, promotes innovation, entrepreneurship and education in the sustainable energy field. Our goal is to make a positive impact on sustainable energy in Europe. We do this by creating future game changers with a different mind-set, and bringing innovative products, services and successful companies to life.

      KIC InnoEnergy is one of the first Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) fostered by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). We are a commercial company with 27 shareholders that include top ranking industries, research centres and universities, all key players in the energy field.

      For more information please visit: http://www.kic-innoenergy.com

    • Amsterdam based Rockstart ‘'The Global Startup Machine', was founded in 2011 by Dutch serial entrepreneur Oscar Kneppers (earlier Emerce & Bright). The first Rockstart Accelerator program launched in 2012. To date, Rockstart has accelerated 58 startups in 6 programs: 4 in the web & mobile domain and 2 focused on the smart energy industry. This year Rockstart is expanding to Singapore as well as opening applications for its second vertical Accelerator, Digital Health in Nijmegen.

      For more information please visit: www.rockstart.com/rockstart/startups/

    • Support for the business location Vienna — for over 30 years

      The Vienna Business Agency is the first point of contact for national and international companies. It offers financial support, real estate and urban development incentives as well as free service and advice. The objective is to strengthen Viennese companies and their innovative force. As a result, developing and sustaining the business location and strengthening the position in international competition.

      The Vienna Business Agency prioritises and promotes the defined focal strengths of the city: life sciences, urban technologies, creative industries and ICT. Innovations are the key to commercial success and ensure the long-term development of the business location.

      For more information please visit: https://viennabusinessagency.at/

  • UK Country Partner

    • This year's UK Country Pavilion showcases the GB smart metering system and the integration of connected devices and controls for domestic services. Visitors will see how the visibility of data and home automation benefits the customer and how this may contribute to the development of a demand side market.

      The demonstration also identifies the relationship between low carbon renewable generation and its links to demand side management. 

      6 companies have collaborated to demonstrate the integration of devices and communication in the Home Area Network: Glen Dimplex, Vaillant, Green Energy Options, Itron, Legrand, Chameleon.