Year of European Green Capital to bring greentech EXPO to Tallinn

  • 2022-11-11
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Tallinn, in its capacity as the European Green Capital 2023, is about to host the Cleantech Forum Europe green innovation conference and an EXPO of green technologies next autumn.

Cleantech Forum Europe, a conference aimed at sustainability and green technology, will take place in Tallinn on Nov. 14 to 16 next year, bringing together key opinion leaders from around the world. About 500 people from 25-30 countries -- leaders of innovative startups, top investors and large global companies looking for new partners -- are about to take part in it.

In addition, an international EXPO on green innovation and technology, featuring startups, research institutions and municipalities, will take place in Tallinn at the same time, showcasing the most innovative ideas in the field.

"Tallinn is honored to be the host city of the next Cleantech Forum Europe conference. Everyone is also welcome to the Green Innovation EXPO taking place at the same time. As the European Green Capital 2023, Tallinn encourages the testing of sustainable and smart solutions and wants to share its experience with other cities around the world. In the autumn of next year, the world's green-innovative ideas will meet in Tallinn," Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kolvart said.

Opinion leaders will convene at Cleantech Forum Europe to discuss the biggest opportunities and challenges currently facing the field of sustainable and green technology. The organizers are delighted to bring together the most innovative entrepreneurs, investors and multinationals from around the world who promote sustainable solutions for our future, said Richard Youngman, CEO of Cleantech Group.

Erki Ani, CEO of Cleantech Estonia, said Cleantech Estonia and Cleantech for Baltics are sponsors of next year's big event in order to support the visibility of our region's innovative technologies and thereby contribute to climate goals.

Cleantech Group organizes research, consultations and events to give momentum to development based on sustainable innovation around the world. From the development of the initial strategy to the final transactions, Cleantech Group provides companies, investors, governments and other stakeholders with the full support they need to develop a more sustainable, climate-neutral and resource-efficient environment.

Of Estonian startups, Single.Earth, Woola, Roofit Solar, UP Catalyst, Power Up Energy Technologies, Gelatex Technologies and many others are alumni of Cleantech Estonia.