TDK Ventures and Climate Investment set to co-host
Energy Week 2023: shaping the future of sustainable energy
- The 3rd annual Energy Week is a hybrid gathering of prominent industry leaders, experts, and visionaries who are shaping the future of the energy landscape
- The event takes place Wednesday, November 8 through Thursday, November 9, 2023 – London
- Day 1 sessions are dedicated to the European energy market trends; Day 2 sessions focus on the environment and climate change
October 24, 2023
TDK Corporation (TSE:6762) announces that subsidiary TDK Ventures Inc. will co-host Energy Week 2023 with Climate Investment, a specialist decarbonization investor with greater than $1B AUM, investing globally in early and growth-stage startup companies making a significant reduction in GHG emissions. This premier virtual event, now in its 3rd year, highlights the industry leaders, experts, and visionaries who are leading the way to global-energy transformation. The event will be held Wednesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 9, 2023. To register to ‘attend’, go to: Energy Week 2023.
“TDK Ventures’ Energy Week is an annual thought leadership event, upon which Energy Week 2023 will build,” said Nicolas Sauvage, TDK Ventures President. “We are pleased to have Climate Investment join us as a co-host this year. Combined, our teams bring together expertise from different facets of the energy industry in addressing the pressing challenges and opportunities in sustainable energy solutions. We look forward to having anyone interested in this important topic attend Energy Week 2023, where we will come together to shape a sustainable energy future.”
Energy Week 2023 offers attendees a unique opportunity to:
- Gain valuable insights: access insights from prominent figures in the energy sector, providing a comprehensive view of the latest developments and trends
- Explore cutting-edge technologies: learn about cutting-edge technologies and innovative approaches driving sustainability in the energy industry
- Discover opportunities: identify opportunities to make a positive impact in the rapidly evolving energy landscape
Among the many speakers who will share their insights and expertise are:
- Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor of London for business
- Deeana Ahmed, Chief Strategy Officer at Our Next Energy (ONE)
- Kelly Chen, Investor & Board Member of NIF
- Claire Curry, Head of Technology, Industry & Innovation for BloombergNEF
- Michael Liebreich, Chairman & CEO of Liebreich Associates and Co-Managing partner of EcoPragma Capital
- Nilay Shah, Professor of Process Systems Engineering at Imperial College and Director of Zero Petroleum Ltd.
Energy Week 2023 will offer a platform for exploring the latest advancements, addressing pressing challenges, and discovering opportunities in sustainable energy solutions. To allow attendees from different continents to join, sessions are scheduled for different time periods each day. The schedule follows below; all times are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM GMT – Opening
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM GMT – Michael Liebreich Keynote talk
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM GMT – Future of European Energy Mix in 2030
4:05 PM – 4:50 PM GMT – European Energy Storage Technology Value-Chain
4:50 PM – 5:00 PM GMT – Rajesh Agrawal, London’s Deputy Mayor
5:00 PM – 5:40 PM GMT – Start-up Presentations
Thursday, November 9, 2023
9:30 AM – 9:40 AM GMT – Opening
9:40 AM – 10:10 AM GMT – Claire Curry Keynote Talk
10:10 AM – 10:55 AM GMT – Future of Buildings and Impact on Climate Change
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM GMT – Climate Impact of Generative AI
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM GMT – Start-up Presentations
“We are honored to be a part of these two days of engaging discussions featuring prominent figures in the energy sector,” remarked Alain Harrus, Climate Investment Operating Partner. “Whether we want it or not, and whether we are ready or not, the world is changing. From our viewpoint, we will all be better off if we are prepared and strategically ready for what lies ahead. Energy Week 2023 helps put us on the right track in achieving that.”
To gain access to this free, dynamic event and watch the live stream, visit: https://events.tdk-ventures.com/2023-events/energy-week 2023
To learn more about TDK Ventures, interested startups or investment partners should visit www.tdk-ventures.com or reach out at .
About TDK Corporation
TDK Corporation is a world leader in electronic solutions for the smart society based in Tokyo, Japan. Built on a foundation of material sciences mastery, TDK welcomes societal transformation by resolutely remaining at the forefront of technological evolution and deliberately “Attracting Tomorrow.” It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronic and magnetic products. TDK‘s comprehensive, innovation-driven portfolio features passive components such as ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and film capacitors, as well as magnetics, high-frequency, and piezo and protection devices. The product spectrum also includes sensors and sensor systems such as temperature and pressure, magnetic, and MEMS sensors. In addition, TDK provides power supplies and energy devices, magnetic heads and more. These products are marketed under the product brands TDK, EPCOS, InvenSense, Micronas, Tronics and TDK-Lambda. TDK focuses on demanding markets in automotive, industrial and consumer electronics, and information and communication technology. The company has a network of design and manufacturing locations and sales offices in Asia, Europe, and in North and South America. In fiscal 2023, TDK posted total sales of USD 16.1 billion and employed about 103,000 people worldwide.
About TDK Ventures
TDK Ventures Inc. invests in startups to bolster innovation in materials science, energy/power and related areas typically underrepresented in venture capital portfolios. Established in 2019 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of TDK Corporation, the corporate venture company’s vision is to propel the digital and energy transformations of segments such as health and wellness, next-generation transportation, robotics and industrial, mixed reality and the wider IoT/IIoT markets. TDK Ventures will co-invest and support promising portfolio companies by providing technical expertise and access to global markets where TDK operates. Interested startups or investment partners may contact TDK Ventures: www.tdk-ventures.com or .
About Climate Investment
Climate Investment is an independently managed specialist investor focused on accelerating capital-efficient decarbonization of heavy emitting sectors. Operational since 2017, its team of investment and technical experts has built a portfolio of over 30 outstanding technology and business model innovations. Collectively, its portfolio delivered 57 MT CO2e of greenhouse gas reduction in the period 2019-2022. Climate Investment was founded by member companies of the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (“OGCI”). It has invested in Climate Investment funds and deployed many of its portfolio innovations, supporting their early commercial development.