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PowerUp! Competition Grand Final

Venue: Zofin Palace, Prague, Czech Republic

Date: 19th  June 2018

Info: powerup.innoenergy.com


PowerGold Partners

PowerUp! 2018 is the fourth edition of the competition for start-ups in 24 Central European countries. Areas where solutions are particularly important and sought after: energy, mobility, cleantech & cybersecurity.

The Grand Final of PowerUp! Competition 2018 that is going to be held in Prague, Czech Republic at Žofín Palace on 19th June 2018.

The best cleantech start-ups from Central and Eastern Europe will present their innovative ideas in front of the Jury, investors and industry delegates. The best entrepreneurs will be awarded with money prizes and will get a chance to be invited to InnoEnergy Highway accelerator with investment up to 150.000 €.

The event will also showcase breakthrough products and services supported by InnoEnergy. It will give you a chance to meet leading European start-ups and innovators from energy sector. Join us in Prague for your unique opportunity to participate in the pitching sessions, business networking, discuss with industry experts and hear from inspiring speakers.

We are excited to announce that Alex Hunter will be a keynote speaker this year. Alex is a digital brand and customer loyalty expert who worked as Head of Digital for the Virgin Group, and one of the founding members of the Virgin America airline team.

The event will be hosted by Georgie Barrat, a British tech journalist and television presenter, best known as a presenter on The Gadget Show.


  • 16:00: Innovation EXPO
  • 18:00: Opening
  • 18:05: Keynote speakers
  • 18:30: Finalists’ pitches
  • 20.30: Keynote speaker Alex Hunter
  • 21:00: Award ceremony
  • 21:15: Networking & Cocktail Party
  • 22:30: VIP Event


  • Georgie Barrat
    Technology Journalist and Presenter

Keynote speaker:

  • Alex Hunter
    Digital brand and customer loyalty expert who worked as Head of Digital for the Virgin Group.