General information


Wednesday, 12th September beginning at 10.00am and finishing after the Gala Dinner at 11:30pm & Thursday 13th September beginning at 9:00am and ending at 4.45pm.


The conference is a two day event and formally begins with registration at 9:00am on Wednesday  September 12th followed by keynote speeches, two plenary sessions and a roundtable discussion. In the evening a cocktail reception and dinner with investor introductions will take place. Thursday 13th of September begins with breakfast at 8.00am, followed by a final plenary session, entrepreneur presentations, and will finish at 4:45pm.


The conference is exclusively for fund and corporate venture investors in the broad investment theme of industrial innovation and attendance at the conference is by invitation only. Invitations will be sent by email and will contain a link to create a new password. Registrants will need their password to complete the registration process, to update their contact details and to access presentations and attendee lists. If you are either an independent fund, family office or corporate venture capital investor with an interest in industrial innovation and have not received an invitation from us, we would kindly ask you to send us an email with your full contact details, website and a description of your firm.

Registration Fees

Individual Attendees

Until May 23rd 2018: CHF 1'600
May 24th- August 11th 2018: CHF 1'800
As of August 12th 2018: CHF 2'200

Additional ticket for another person from within your company (not an affiliate or subsidiary):

Until May 23rd 2018: CHF 1'000
May 24th- August 11th 2018: CHF 1'100
As of August 12th 2018: CHF 1’200

Please send us an email if you are coming with a colleague from your company (not an affiliate or subsidiary) and we will send you a voucher code to receive this discount. 

Fees include: Participation in the conference, access to conference material, refreshments and the gala dinner. Please complete the online registration process. We only accept Credit Card payments and in case of cancellation or changes we reserve the right to charge serviced fees incurred by bank transactions. In rare specific cases we can arrange for invoice payments, but again we reserve the right to charge a handling fee. The fees do NOT include accommodation. Please see the section entitled 'Accommodation' for further details. The registration fee includes Swiss VAT @ 8% and it is not possible for the Energy Venture Forum to waive VAT.

Company Applications

A Screening Committee composed of some of the conference partners will select 20 exciting industrial innovation ventures across Europe and Overseas. 


The working language of the conference is English. Presentations, by both the speakers and presenting companies, as well as the conference literature will be in English only.


Rooms for conference attendees have been pre-reserved at local Hotel's. Additional information can be found under 'Accommodation'.

Conference Documentation

Attendees of the conference will have access to

  • A Who's Who list of the Conference Attendees
  • The list of Presenting Companies and their presentations
  • The Profile of speakers and partners
  • Access to Speaker Presentations (if speaker permission is granted)


Payment are to be made via our online ticketing system by credit card or by requesting payment by invoice. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a handling fee for invoice payments and payments must be received prior to the conference.

If you are a Partner or an Event Sponsor, we will provide you with a voucher code.

Similarly, if you are a second or more participant from a company, a speaker or a presenting company, we will provide you with the appropriate voucher code. 


Cancellations received prior to 48 hours to the event in writing will be refunded. We ask that you cancel your participation as soon as you know as there is normally a waiting list due to limited participant numbers at the Swiss Re Centre.