Network trade fair postponed until January 2023

Networks trade fair is the largest industry fair for energy (electricity, district heating and gas), telecommunication and information networks in Finland. The fair is organized by Tampereen Messut, with whom Grid.vc has been responsible for the Smart Networks-area dedicated for innovative start-ups, and the innovation challenge.

The innovation challenge for Networks trade fair was launched by Grid.vc in June and many interesting entries were received by start-ups over the summer. Since the main focus of the challenge was to give the start-ups an opportunity to present their innovation to the large expert audience at the fair, it was decided that the challenge will also be postponed until the fair can be organized. All entered companies have been informed and their entry material including pitch decks have been forwarded to the vc investors in the jury.

Looking forward to meeting the industry experts, start-ups and investors again at Network fair in 2023!

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The Network trade fair, which was planned for 6-7th of October this year, has been postponed until January 2023. Therefore also the Smart Network - area for start-ups and the innovation challenge will be postponed.