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 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 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!

We are happy to announce our latest investment in CeLLife Technologies Oy, a Finnish deep-tech startup focusing on battery testing, analytics and recycling. CeLLife's innovative technology allows faster and more accurate testing of individual battery cells, thus enabling use of second-life batteries with greater confidence and cost-effectiveness.
28.02.2023 has made its first ever investment in an Estonian start-up, Bioreactor Oü. Bioreactor develops cloud-controlled micro bioreactors for decentralized heat and power generation. The innovative biomass gasification combined with deep learning and digital twin technology enables cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions for households while deriving extra revenues from the increasingly volatile wholesale power markets.
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