Program Energy Systems & Sustainable Building Mission

17 - 20 September, Boston


The below is a draft program for the Energy Systems & Sustainable Building Mission to Boston, which is scheduled for 17 – 20 September 2019. The program will be further elaborated and adjusted over the coming months. In doing so the organizers will try to take into account he wishes of the specific wishes of participants.

Please note: InnovationQuarter and FME organise this mission in collaboration with Cleantech Scandinavia. This means that (for the most part) Dutch and Scandinavian companies will jointly go through the program below. Goal of this collaboration is to boost visibility on the American side, and promote potential collaboration between Dutch and Scandinavian companies.

Tuesday 17 – Site Visits & Individual meetings


Start program at 15.30

Site visits to various project developers, property owners and development sites. One can think of for example

- Landlease – Clippership Wharf Project

- HYM – Suffolk Downs project

- Boston Properties - MIT Kendall Square project

- Massport

- MIT Senseable City Lab

- MIT Materials Research Lab


Networking event
With relevant stakeholders in the region

Wednesday 18 – Greentown Labs


Meet-the-buyer event & tour of Greentown Labs *
The event will give you the chance to have targeted individual one-on-one meetings with key decision makers of globally leading companies in the field of Energy Systems & Sustainable Building. By establishing valuable collaborations and discussing business partnerships, this event can boost your company’s growth in the US. Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech incubator in the US and partner to Cleantech Scandinavia will host this session.


Smart City Workshop (parallel with meet-the-buyer event, optional for those companies interested)
Discussion between cities, city-related organizations, universities and companies about the application of smart and sustainable solutions in the Boston Area


Showcase event

The goal of the showcase event is to introduce our delegation to the Boston Ecosystem at large.

  • Keynotes on the Boston Ecosystem by Organisations like Massachusetts Clean Energy Centre, A Better City, ACTION Innovation Network.
  • Dutch and Scandinavian companies present themselves before an audience of investors and corporates. Companies pitch and panel of investors/corporates asks questions.


 Networking event in partnership with Horizon 19

Thursday 19 – Horizon 19

Morning Site visits tbd


Visit to Horizon 19
“Where Climate Goals Translate Into Solutions, Innovations, Investments, and Partnerships” About 1500 investors, customers, innovators and industry experts working towards a more climate-friendly future gather at Horizon 19. Companies can participate in B2B matchmaking and the pitch arena.

Evening  Networking 

Friday 20 – Site visits & Individual meetings

Morning / early afternoon

Site visits tbd

End of the program around 14:30



*Each Buyer participating in the event will provide a buyer-profile in which they describe what technologies they are looking for. In the coming weeks we'll upload all profiles of the buyers as they come in. Below you find the ones that have already been confirmed:


1. St. Gobain: Buyer_Profile_StGobain.pdf