May 2022 - Sustainable Energy Congress

Meet the partners of Energy Now

These are the companies and organisations that help make Energy Now 2019 a reality. We are very grateful for heir shown willingness to contribute to the energy transition and the unity of experts and students in this field! If you are interested in their core activities and opportunities you can click the logo to be redirected to their web-page.


EIT InnoEnergy SE

At InnoEnergy we support and invest in innovation at every stage of the journey – from classroom to end-customer. With our network of partners we build connections across Europe, bringing together inventors and industry, graduates and employers, researchers and entrepreneurs, businesses and markets.

We work in three essential areas of the innovation mix: education, innovation and business creation service. Bringing these disciplines together maximizes the impact of each, accelerates the development of market-ready solutions, and creates a fertile environment in which we can sell the innovative results of our work.

For students, InnoEnergy offers a unique selection of master programs, all in the energy technology field! Please follow this link.



TenneT is a leading European electricity transmission system operator (TSO) with its main activities in the Netherlands and Germany. With over 22,000 kilometres of high-voltage connections we ensure a secure supply of electricity to 41 million end-users.

We employ approximately 3,000 people, have a turnover of EUR 3.2 billion and an asset value totalling EUR 19 billion. TenneT is one of Europe’s major investors in national and cross-border grid connections on land and at sea, bringing together the Northwest European energy markets and enabling the energy transition.  We take every effort to meet the needs of society by being responsible, engaged and connected. Taking power further.



Stedin is the system operator for gas and electricity in the provinces of Zuid-Holland, Utrecht, and the regions of Amstelland, Kennemerland and Northeast Friesland. With over three thousand employees, we work on realising our ambition: sustainable energy for everyone. The Dutch energy grid is a crucial link in realising a new chapter in the future of the energy system, ensuring our customers have energy to work and live. Providing energy that is always available for our own, and future generations. Generations of entrepreneurs, innovators, and do-ers, who just like Stedin will face new forms of energy. Ensuring an energy system that is more sustainable and more local, using technologies yet to be invented. It is up to us to make this system even more sustainable and to keep it both reliable and affordable.



Witteveen+Bos offers its clients value-added consultancy and top-quality designs for water, infrastructure, environment and construction projects. We use our high-end expertise to resolve complex issues and are a committed partner for our clients. We attach great importance to our independence and to our corporate culture, which allows all of our employees to excel, utilise their talents to the full and maximise value for clients.


Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the indisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Power, and in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software. In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.



Under the umbrella organisation, ‘BAM Bouw en Techniek’ and ‘BAM Energy Systems’ are active in the sustainable energy transition of the built environment. Striving for their vision of achieving energy savings, creating a healthy work-and-living environment and contributing to the sustainable energy future.


Alliander & Kenter

Alliander is an energy network company. They are responsible for the distribution of energy in both electrical and (bio)gas state. Alliander strives to ensure a timely expansion and strengthening of the energy grid to supply the energy of the future. With over five million customers they are responsible for a large share in the supply of energy in the Netherlands. Alliander is formed by grid operator Liander, technical specialist Qirion, metering company Kenter and several start-ups. Together they stand for thorough knowledge of energy grids, energy technology and technical innovations.


Topsector Energie

Topsector Energie is the driving force behind innovations which are needed for the transition towards an affordable, reliable, safe and sustainable energy system. We help businesses, knowledge institutes, governments and social institutes to work together on the energy system of the future.
We stimulate new initiatives which accelerate the transition to sustainable energy. Through this we create new business opportunities and strengthen our international competitive advantages.

Topsector Energy builds upon the 2050 sustainability goals as stated in the Climate Agreement and Energy Agenda for European states. These goals aim to reach a completely sustainable energy supply and a 80 to 95 percent reduction in carbon emissions in contrast to those of 1990. These goals shape the direction of the necessary innovations Topsector Energy stimulates. The climate agenda presumes four energy-functions, in 2017, these were translated in five transition directions in which innovations are supported by TSE according to the following cohesion.


Talent voor Transitie

The energy transition is in full swing. We can and must accelerate it.

The next generation of young talent is skilled and motivated to contribute and positively impact the transition. Talent voor Transitie connects young talent and organisations in need of experimental power. We form a community where learning and developing are at the core of what we do, together.

For more info, please check out their website.



TNO is the research organization of applied sciences in the Netherlands, with the mission to connect people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the sustainable competitive strength of industry and well-being of society. Close to 3500 researchers and staff are daily involved in innovations in the areas of on Health, Defense, Industry, Energy, Logistics and Infrastructures. TNO works towards the achievement of reliable, efficient, and sustainable built environment with a leading role in the development and application of new technologies for and with industrial partners and the Dutch government.



Capturing and concentrate (ambient) CO2 at low prices for direct use and production of fuels and chemicals, using solar or wind energy.

With the help of an inorganic, non-amine sorbent, Antecy turns the negative of CO2 (greenhouse effects, environmental costs) into a positive, whereby CO2 becomes the ideal renewable resource for our Carbon Economy (fuels, chemicals and other materials).



The Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers (KIVI) was founded on 31 August 1847 by three engineers under protection of His Royal Highness Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk, Prince of Orange. Nowadays, with over 20,000 members, KIVI is the professional association of engineers in the Netherlands. KIVI offers its members communities for specific and multidisciplinary knowledge, a platform for addressing social challenges, the possibility of branding yourself and giving direction to your career and opportunities to take your career to the next level.


Overlegorgaan Fysieke Leefomgeving

The current society is dealing with complex issues, like the climate crisis, mobility problems and the energy transition. People, groups and organisations often have different views on these challenges. The different stakeholders might have various interests and other priorities.

Overlegorgaan Fysieke Leefomgeving aims to bring stakeholders and the government together in constructive dialogue in order to solve complex issues regarding the physical environment. OFL operates independent of the government and involvement of the OFL can be requested by both the government and society. For more information, please visit the website of Overlegorgaan Fysieke Leefomgeving.



Arcadis is a leading global design and consulting firm in the field of the natural and built environment. We deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy and engineering.

It is our passion to improve the quality of life. With our expertise, we create special and sustainable solutions for the natural and built environment. Our vision has quickly become our passion; to improve the quality of life. When combined with our goals and values these statements provide the framework for our decision making and the development of our business strategy. Our values are: People First, Integrity, Client Focus, Collaboration and Sustainability.

Within the different departments of Arcadis a whole range of interesting internships and graduation projects are offered to students to gain practical experience. Every year, over 170 students choose Arcadis as the organisation for their graduation project or internship. In most cases, our projects determine the content of the student’s activities with us; the actual internship or graduation project usually develops within the framework of a dialogue with the student. During these work internships and graduation projects, the student will get a supervisor who will also make sure that the student is well acquainted with the people, the culture and the opportunities available to them at Arcadis.

You can find more information on our career site!


Provincie Noord-Brabant

The Province of Noord-Brabant represents the administrative layer between the national government and the local municipalities. The provincial administration takes initiatives on an economic, social and cultural level and coordinates actions.

The provincial administration of Brabant is primarily concerned with:
– Spatial development
– Accessibility and mobility for the region
– Regional economic policy
– Culture and regional identity

For more information, visit our website!


Gemeente Eindhoven

The City of Eindhoven is one of the six largest cities in The Netherlands with 230,000 inhabitants, while the Eindhoven region has more than 750,000 inhabitants. The city is one of the three economic engines of The Netherlands, delivering 14% of the national GDP. With its Brainport 2020 Strategy, developed jointly by knowledge, business and regional public partners, Eindhoven has determined its strategic objectives for city and region for the coming decade. The development towards a smarter, more sustainable, city with an economy based on knowledge, stronger through a continued focus on innovation and creativity and inclusive, with a focus on groups in society that do not easily “jump on the running train towards a knowledge society”, is one of our key policy objectives. While the Brainport 2020 strategy sets out a smart sustainable future for our city and region, we also continue to put the continued engagement of all stakeholders in our policy and decision making at the centre of our policy processes.


Go Green Office TU/e

The GO Green Office TU/e makes the university’s sustainability vision tangible in the everyday reality of its students and staff members. The GO Green Office TU/e is the platform where students and employees with fresh minds shape innovative sustainable ideas and launch projects, all with the objective to stimulate TU/e’s sustainable development.


TU/e Strategic Area Energy

The Strategic Area Energy envisions a sustainable world that produces enough energy for its consumption, unimpeded by scarce resources and without any impact on the climate. Our research will help pave the way for this challenging transition.

TU/e contributes to the progress of technical sciences and the development of technological innovations. Its research plays a significant role in the international scientific community.

TU/e has defined strategic areas focusing on the societal challenges in Energy, Health and Smart Mobility.