Intesa Sanpaolo Start-up Initiative - Frankfurt Cleantech Roadshow

Frankfurt, DE - March 23, 2011


Frankfurt PlanetContinuing its string of international road-show events, Intesa Sanpaolo announces the first Frankfurt edition of its Start-Up Initiative, specializing on the Cleantech industry.

A selection of start-ups from previous national editions had a chance to pitch their projects to a panel of over 75 international investors and corporations.

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Selected Start-Ups
  • Technology to convert altitude wind energy into electricity exploiting the flight of airfoils which operate at 500-1000 m above the ground
  • Cleantech company that developed the killer application in micro wind turbine industry
  • Advanced design wind turbine for water pumping
  • Concentrated Photovoltaic R&D in order to replace Germanium wafers with virtual Silicon-Germanium wafers, suitable for advanced III-V solar
  • New thin film deposition technique to make solar photovoltaics a competitive energy source
  • Web start-up that leverages the internet to help Cleantech organisations globally find resources at lower costs and go to market faster