The largest greentech conference in the region, GreenEST Summit, took place for the fourth time last week at Kultuurikatel (the Creative Hub) in Tallinn. The main topics this year were the raw materials’ crisis, green business models and investors, bioeconomy, smart city solutions, energetics and just transition. The hybrid event brought together local and international public and private sector experts, greentech start-ups and large corporations, and investors.
In addition to presentations and panels, there was a pitching competition where greentech start-ups presented their innovative solutions. Participants were Bisly, Põhuplaat, Hauseco, BugBox, Solaride, Fusebox, UP Catalyst, E-pavement, ACDC, Humico, Muon Solutions, ELMO Rent, Ubik Solutions and EyeVi. Technologies. ELMO Rent has won the conference main award of three tailormade international investor meetings as the most ambitious and state-of-the-art team, the award was given by the Business Angels Network EstBAN and the law firm Triniti.
“EstBAN’s prize came as a positive surprise and at the right time, since we are currently preparing for the next round of entering Nasdaq and the experience of EstBAN and their network helps us surely make better decisions when it comes to financing,” said the founder and chairman of the board of ELMO Rent, Enn Laansoo jr.
GreenEST Summit 2021 was organised by EIT RawMaterials, TalTech, Tehnopol Business and Science Park, Center for Environmental Investments, Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia, Cleantech Estonia, PAKRI Science and Industrial Park.