That’s a wrap up ! After 14 weeks of InnoSuisse Business concept training, we won a price from LaForge Incubator.

After 14 weeks of inspiring and friendly collaboration with the team, inspiring lectures and precious coaching, it is finally a wrap-up ! Thank you La Forge Incubator for the price and the acknowledgement. What a better way to end this intensive training !

A couple of months ago Margaux, our co-founder was selected as one of the participants of the InnoSuisse Business Concept Training hosted in the EPFL Innovation Park.

Enerdrape was selected as one of startup of the program, Margaux took on board three other participants Fanny, Victoria and Vijeta and built a multidisciplinary team to develop and work on our green start-up. As the result of their work and efforts, we are thrilled to announce that the Enerdrape team won the La Forge Incubator Award ! This is another acknowledgment for our start-up Enerdrape.

Thanks to La Forge for the award and acknowledgment, the organizers of the training, the InnoSuisse Innovation Agency for giving us the opportunity and access to a precious mentoring.

And finally a warm thank you to Fanny Guilhem , Victoria Wosika and Vijets Sandhu for their work, support and contribution to our startup Enerdrape !

From left to right: PhD. Victoria Wosika, Margaux Peltier, Fanny Guilhem, Vijeta Sandhu

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We have been selected as one of Hello Tomorrow Deep Tech Pioneers

We have been named as one of the Hello Tomorrow Challenge Deep tech pioneers !

Selected among 5000 startups from 128 different countries that applied to the Global Challenge. As Deep Tech Pioneers, we have been invited to attend the Global Summit and exclusive Business and Investor days on March 10-13th in Paris.

This world-renowned deep tech start-up competition gathers annually the deep tech ecosystem. The Global summit will welcome over 3000 deep tech enablers including entrepreneurs, academics, investors and corporate executives. This is a unique opportunity for us to meet future deep tech founders and connect during the Business and Investor days !

In January, 75 finalists will be announced.

More information on Hello Tomorrow can be found here.

ClimateLaunchpad 3rd place at the Global Grand Final

Out of 2600 applications from all over the world, 130 startups who pitched at the Global Grand Final in Amsterdam, Enerdrape won the 3rd place !

After pitching at the semi-final on November 14th, Enerdrape made it to the TOP 16 finalists who pitched in front of the Grand Jury on November 15th. Margaux Peltier, our co-founder had 5 minutes to pitch our green business idea and 3 minutes of Q&A to convince jury and audience.

What an achievement to come third at the world biggest green business idea competition. As part of the TOP 16 finalists, Enerdrape also won a ticket for the EIT-Climate Kick Accelerator programme.

Thank you ClimateLaunchpad for this opportunity and two inspiring days in Amsterdam !

Two swiss teams made it to the Global Grand final in Amsterdam. Our co-founder Margaux Peltier was accompanied and supported by a wonderdul Swiss delegation, composed of former CLP Swiss alumni, the National Leaders and members of the CLP Swiss organisation.

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Enerdrape wins 1st prize at the Swiss final of ClimateLaunchpad 2019

The Swiss final of ClimateLaunchpad 2019, a competition organized by Climate KIC, took place on Friday September 6th 2019 in Basel. The Enerdrape took first place in the competition with the modular geo-thermal panel solution. Margaux Peltier was able to convince the Swiss jury of the innovation and impact of Enerdrape, and it is in the same format that she will have to convince the jury in the international competition, which will be held in Amsterdam on the 14th and 15th of November.

This year, 8 teams were competing at the Swiss National Final. Each team had 5 minutes to pitch their green business idea with precisely nine slides to the national jury.

ClimateLaunchpad is the largest international competition for sustainable start-ups. The competition assists in boosting innovative ideas that have a positive impact on the environment and also accompanies them in their entrepreneurial development. This year the competition beat its records with 2500 projects having been submitted from over 50 countries!

Public award at Pitch Your Impact 2019

At this year’s Pitch Your Impact held by ENAC, Enerdrape project won the Public Award. In front of a nearly full room, the seven participants were each given 120 seconds to explain the benefits that their research could bring to society. The audience award went to Margaux Peltier for her Enerdrape project. She piqued the audience’s curiosity with her energy panels that can harvest heat from untapped environments.

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