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november, 2020

03nov9:00 am5:00 pmSolution Workshop Day Program @DOLL Living LabNYC Smart Lighting Challenge: Solution Workshop Day

Event Details

The rapid development in NYC creates new market opportunities and the program is developed by Danish Cleantech Hub in New York and Gate 21, to give the Danish SMEs a flying start in accessing the US market. The program zooms in on a concrete local challenge and invites Danish SMEs to present innovative solutions, to how their products and/or services can solve the challenge and provides an opportunity to pitch their solution towards a panel of public and private purchasers.

About the Challenge

The objective is to create this pocket of the Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) into a viable and vibrant neighborhood hub for the LIC community. Using light as a means of connectivity, 12th Street will be an “always on” neighborhood oasis with safety, function and enjoyment at its foundation. With strategic implementation of smart lighting systems, that bring people together, the Campus at 12th Street is primed to be an iconic destination for LIC and across the five boroughs. The challenge has been submitted by Long Island City Partnerships, International Nighttime Design Initiative and VOREA.

We task the Challenge respondents to propose two Living Lab themes within their pitch: a showcase for best practice public lighting – beyond the street pole-luminaire typical and to facilitate community-based placemaking research (refer to last section: Research and Resources).

The Program

The event is divided into two parts:

November 3 2020: Solution Workshop Day Program @DOLL Living Lab
09.00 Breakfast
09.30 Welcome and A roadmap to NYC – understand your market + Q&A
10:30 Challenges as an accelerator for green export
11.00 The NYC challenge
11.30 Lunch
12.15 Solution hack workshop
15.00 Persuade the challenge owner – methods for preparing your solution, pitch and presentation
16.00 Q&A with US expert
17.00 Networking drinks

November 30 2020: PITCH EVENT @State of Green
14.30 Arrival at State of Green
15.00 Kick off – virtual pitch finale and introduction by Danish Cleantech Hub and Gate 21
15.10 Pitch rounds of 5-7 minutes per company including questions from the panel
16.10 Announcement of winner
16.15 Thank you by Danish Cleantech Hub and Gate 21

For more information, please click here.


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST


Virtually from State of Green studio

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