Filling the Innovation Gap

KIC InnoEnergy helps innovators take their inventions from patent stage to market stage.
Published: Thu 18 Dec 2014

In this live studio interview at European Utility Week, Frank Steggink, Senior Business Development Manager, KIC InnoEnergy, discusses how KIC InnoEnergy is helping to bridge the innovation gap.

KIC InnoEnergy offers a complete package for entrepreneurs which includes an education programme, market entry assistance and funding. “Through our package, we can bring innovations to the market which is the ultimate goal, thereby benefitting society as a whole,” says Steggink.

He says that entrepreneurs often face a wall when it comes to bringing their inventions to market and this is where KIC InnovEnergy can help bridge the innovation gap.

The company encourages innovation entries that involve smart buildings, renewables, chemical fuels, clean coal, smart grid, and energy storage.