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    SIT alumni ArboreaBreeze TechnologiesCM FluidsHeliozMIWASoilSteam InternationalSponsh and Usitoo were showcased at the ChangeNOW Summit 2021, the largest positive impact gathering in the world, which took place online on 27-29 May with the support of the EIB Group (EIB, EIF and EIB Institute).

    The SIT alumni pitched their innovative ventures at a session organised by the EIB Institute on Friday 28 May.

    Held for the fourth year, this international summit is calling all change-makers to gather and act “NOW” by presenting concrete actions and innovations to tackle climate change-related issues over three days of collaborative action for the planet.

    EU Commission Vice President in charge of the EU Green Deal, Frans Timmermans, Solar Impulse Foundation founder and chairman Bertrand Piccard, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Oceans 2050 founder Alexandra Cousteau were among the keynote speakers of the event. They joined EIB Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle, in charge of climate and the environment, who spoke at the “Climate Budget” session on Thursday 27 May and EIF Chief Executive Alain Godard, who spoke at the session “Impact trends to invest in” on Friday 28 May. The EIB also organised a one-hour side event on “Innovation to support energy transition”.