Estonia makes the top five in Europe

Friday, 22 October 2021

Did you know that Estonia is the first country in Europe that has raised the most venture capital investments per person? Now, you can see for yourself whether the area of greentech has the same potential. Come and take a look at the investments and money moving in the green sector! One of the region’s biggest greentech events, GreenEST Summit 2021, will be held in the Tallinn Creative Hub on 27 & 28 October.

“I expect us to realise the same potential in the area of greentech and bioeconomy in the Northern Baltic region. The bioeconomy is like an innovation in life itself, because we have so much to learn from how nature works. If we manage to adapt this knowledge to our needs, and do so smartly and sensitively, it will help us build a sustainable economy,” says Madis Tilga, Adviser on Bioeconomy and Sustainable Transition at the Nordic Council of Ministers, who will oversee the discussion BIOECONOMY – The Innovation for Life at the GreenEST Summit.

Founder of the Iceland Ocean Cluster Thor Sigfusson, Co-Director of the Circular Bioeconomy Research Group at Munster Technological University James Gaffey, founder and CEO of ProProtein Kaisa Orgusaar and CEO of OÜ Vetik Tanel Ilmjärv. The success stories of the cluster, mobile biorefineries and the innovative components of a sustainable food system and the cosmetics industry will be shown and discussed.

The two days of the GreenEST Summit will be filled with presentations and chats that offer interesting and fresh approaches. The spotlight will be on bioeconomy, raw materials, smart cities, fair transition, green investments and energy. The conference will also have an EXPO zone of companies, an investor lounge and numerous opportunities for new business contacts. The Estonian Office of the Nordic Council of Ministers joined forces with the local greentech community to inspire new ideas, encourage cooperation and bring ideas and money together.

The organisers of the event are the Tallinn University of Technology, Tehnopol Science and Business Park, the City of Tallinn, Pakri Science and Industry Park, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Cleantech ForEst, Sunly and the Environmental Investment Centre.

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Kertu Kärk

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