Global mining company seeks solutions for robotic tank cleaning.
Global energy company seeking computer vision startups, focusing in particular on industrial assets (upstream, refineries, chemical).
Johnson Matthey (JM) is looking for clean air solutions applicable to Oil & Gas wells, agriculture, biomass/waste gasification.
Procter & Gamble is looking for new approaches and technologies that can help them to address key business challenges/opportunities. The following innovation brief(s) will provide a high-level overview of specific business goals and needs, as well as a high-level overview of what they are looking for in a solution.
What are the latest advances in energy innovation?
· The here and now: Where are we today? What new tech tools and approaches are available? What are the most successful energy startups from MIT doing at the moment and why?
· What’s on the near horizon? What new applications are opening up? What are the investment opportunities? What is the smart money focused on? What are corporate priorities in seeking novel energy tech? What does the new energy innovation ecosystem look like (infrastructure, interoperability, technology, use cases, stakeholders, success stories)?
· The future: What advances will we see over the next few years? What's in it for consumers? What are you personally the most excited about?
· Kalyan Veeramachaneni, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems
· Dave Truch, Technology Director, Digital Innovation Organization, BP
· Ben Sampson, Director, Energy, GE Ventures
· Tor Jakob Ramsoy, CEO & Founder, Arundo
Panel moderator: Marcus Dahllof, Program Director, MIT Startup Exchange
Caleb Harper, Director, OpenAg, MIT Media Lab
Dilip Sundaram, President, Corporate, Mahindra Group - Americas
Jan Schnorr, CEO, C2Sense
Alan Kriz, Strategic Alliance Manager, Crop Science, Bayer
Tejal Mody, Managing Director, Rabobank