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01 July 2020

VIDEO & SLIDES available: Ready, set, market - How to make Smart City Projects bankable in times of COVID-19

As part of the EUSEW’s extended programme the EIP team organised a panel discussion with leading investors. The focus of the session was to provide insights in replication and upscaling of Smart City solutions through external investment having the Covid-19 pandemic.

The panel discussion aimed achieve three goals: firstly, to clarify financing & business models, secondly, to collect critical feedback from participants on the feasibility and replicability of these models and thirdly, to discuss how investors are addressing the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in the current pipeline of projects.

Please watch the full webinar here.

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Welcome & Introduction

  • Georg Houben, Policy Officer, DG Energy - European Commission

Presentation from leading investors

  • Jorge Rodrigues de Almeida (Moderator), EIP-SCC Marketplace
  • Juan Alario Gasulla, Financial Advisor, Former EIB
  • Carlos Sanchez, Senior Associate, Whitehelm Capital
  • Fernando de Roda, Managing Partner, Greenward Partners

You can find the slides of all the presentations here