Greencity Investment Forum - October 18, 2013 - Marne-la-Vallée, Paris

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Europe Unlimited and Incubateur Descartes are proud to announce the award winners of the Greencity Investment Forum 2013 – revolutionary technologies that will build the cities of tomorrow.

The Greencity Investment Forum (GIF) took place last Friday, October 18, 2013 at Cité Descartes in Paris-Marne-la-Vallée. The event convened 100 around top entrepreneurs, investors, corporate representatives and other key players operating in the green & smart city sector.

Over 30 jury members, consisting of both investors and industry experts, have reviewed the 25 presentations of emerging entrepreneurs coming from France and overall Europe.

The award winners qualified to continue along the European Venture contest; a pan-European contest of venture events that gathers the best of each edition to join the European Venture Summit, Europe’s largest venture capital match-making event, taking place on 9 and 10 December 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Below are the names of the award winners of Greencity Investment Forum 2013:

  •     AIRINOV - Paris [FR]

AIRINOV helps farmers to optimize their input management using drones and remote sensing

  •     Anaximen - Champs sur Marne [FR]

airboxlab, quantifying homes and guiding you to healthier living spaces



  •     DeVeTec GmbH - Saarbrücken [DE]

Development and marketing of an ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) steam expansion engine for the production of electricity from waste heat for mobile and stationary applications

  •     Encapsulix - Simiane [FR]

Encapsulix is a provider of manufacturing equipment and associated process enabling significant lifetime enhancement of large area electronic devices (e.g. thin film PV, thin film battery, OLED lighting, ..etc)

  •     GreenPocket GmbH - Cologne [DE]

GreenPocket is a specialist for smart meter and smart home software that empowers people to use energy in the most comfortable and responsible way.

  •     Sefaira - London [GB]

Sefaira is the leading provider of cloud software for energy efficient building design and retrofit

  •     VARIAPOWER S.A.S. [FR]

VARIAPOWER : high performance transmissions for bicycling, transport and wind-energy

You can view the list of presenting companies and their profile at the link:

You can view the full list of Jury Members and their biographies at the link:

Event Website:

For information please contact Annalisa Gardella at: annalisa(at)e-unlimited(dot)com or call at: +32 2 643.36.91.

This action is co-financed by the Val Maubuée County, Ile-de-France the Region, Seine-et-Marne economic development agency, the European Union and CitéDescartes economic development agency.

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About Europe Unlimited
Founded in Brussels in 1998, privately-owned Europe Unlimited S.A. provides event and online matching platforms between emerging innovative companies and investors across Europe and its regions, sectors and stages. Its clients are governments, public-private clusters, corporate and financial investors as well as advisory firms.

About Greencity Convention
The Greencity Investment Forum took place during the Greencity event, on 17 and 18 October at the Cité Descartes in Paris-Marne-la-Vallée. The GreenCity event programme included conferences, an investment forum, a sustainable village and the presentation of innovative research programs. Participants had the opportunity to meet French and International professionals (public and private clients, large companies, SMEs) working on the topics of energy efficiency in the Sustainable City. The sectors concerned were multiple, such as urbanism and architecture, water treatment and public lighting, digital planning, energy management, energy efficiency, the upgrading of buildings, air handling, transportation, green building.

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