CLIMATE SOLVER+ : BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE FOREFRONT THROUGH REGIONAL WORKSHOPS
As part of the expanded Climate Solver + initiative this year, WWF-India reached out to a large pool of SMEs in the southern and western regions of the country. Two regional workshops were held in Pune and Chennai to enhance networking amongst SMEs and other stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem, as well as facilitate finance/business support opportunities for the SMEs.
WWF-India partnered with The Southern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE Chennai) for the Chennai workshop, and with Laghu Udyog Bharati for the Pune one.
The workshops witnessed participation of representatives from the SMEs, government, incubation centres, universities, foundations, venture capitalists, financial institutions, industry associations and other relevant stakeholders in the clean energy space.
Highlights of the workshops:
- Reached out to over 150 cleantech SMEs to showcase WWF’s climate innovation platform.
- Experience sharing from the past Climate Solver awardees.
- Insights from the experts on the latest happenings in the clean energy space.
- Networking amongst SMEs and other stakeholders in the cleantech ecosystem.