Innovation Episodes

June 23, 2021

Ep47: Gina Domanig 'Open to Innovation'

Gina Domanig is the Managing Partner and founder of Emerald Technology Ventures, the first independent cleantech venture capital fund in Europe. Gina currently serves on the boards of the following portfolio companies: GeoDigital International Inc, a geo-spatial intelligence provider for …

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May 26, 2021

Ep43: Nigel Topping 'Racing to Zero'

Nigel Topping was appointed UK High Level Champion for Climate Action in January 2020. His role involves bringing together different stakeholders in the #racetozero. His vision is to create a bigger role for non-state actors within the climate conversation, which …

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May 19, 2021

Ep42: Thomas Nowak 'Pumping Heat'

Thomas Nowak is the Secretary General of the European Heat Pump Association - he’s an expert on heating and electricity. Thomas is a man who walks the talk – he’s a proud owner of a heat pump and a solar …

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Dec. 9, 2020

Ep22: Robin Chase ‘Mobility, Cities and Social Entrepreneurship’

What is the future of urban transportation in the world’s cities? Will autonomous cars revolutionize our lives? Meet the woman behind the world’s largest car sharing company, Robin Chase, the transport entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of Zipcar, Veniam and …

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Nov. 11, 2020

Ep18: Nancy Pfund 'Women backing Winners'

How can venture capital be used to promote social change and environmental improvement? As a leading venture capitalist of her time and one of the early investors in Tesla, find out the drive behind Nancy Pfund’s incredible career, this week, …

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Sept. 2, 2020

Ep7: Bertrand Piccard 'A Good and Exciting Life'

According to Wikipedia, Bertrand Piccard is a Swiss psychiatrist and balloonist. This is something of an understatement. Bertrand did indeed qualify as a psychiatrist from the University of Lausanne. But he is best-known as an explorer, aviator and communicator. Bertrand …

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