Summit 2021

Energizing program at Summit 2021

The plenary opening of the European Industry & Energy Summit promises fireworks once again. Keynote speeches by Melanie Maas-Brunner, CTO of BASF, Holger Kreetz, COO of Uniper, Hans van den Berg, CEO Tata Steel Netherlands and Professor Bert Weckhuysen of Utrecht University set the tone for the central theme: the role of industry in the energy transition.

The two days of the Summit are getting increasingly full. With contributions from TNO, which supports the industry in its transformation to carbon-free production. CroonWolter&dros is demonstrating that it is using its knowledge to support the energy transition at TenneT and Vattenfall. The TKI Energy and Industry will also provide an interesting programme on innovation in industrial energy transition.

Day two will start with a programme by FME, which will show that a lot of CO2 emissions can already be avoided with existing innovative products. And, last but not least, we will end this day with the Dragons’ Den of Transition. Here, a number of innovators will announce their need for money or other support to the dragons. It will be exciting to see which dragon can help the innovators to accelerate the energy transition.

There will also be contributions from ABB Benelux, ARV CBBC and Uniper (programme to follow). And also follow the integral lines on hydrogen and CCUS.

Can’t wait to see you next December.


Day one, Tuesday December 7th


9.00 - 11.00 h

Plenairy openingtalkshow with key talks from Melanie Maas-Brunner, CTO BASF Holger Kreetz COO Uniper, Hans van den Berg CEO Tata Steel Netherlands, Prof. Bert Weckhhuysen University of Utrecht

11.00 - 11.15 h


11.15 - 12.45 h

Industrial Transformation, TNO

CO2 capture with SEWGS, TNO

Debottlenecking TenneT, Croonwolter&dros

Program to be followed, Uniper

12.45 - 13.30 h

Lunch Break

13.30 - 15.00 h

Program to be followed, Stork

Hydrogen in Europe

Program to be followed, ABB Benelux 

15.00 - 15.30 h

15.30 - 17.00 h

Energy innovation, TKI Energie & Industrie

Hydrogen in Europe

Day two, Wednesday December 8th


9.00 - 10.30 h

Project 6-25, FME


Supporting Vattenfall, Croonwolter&dros

10.30 - 11.00 h


11.00 - 12.30 h

Programme to be followed, Chemelot

12.30 - 13.30 h

Lunch Break

13.30 - 15.00 h

Programme to be followed, Tebodin

Programme to be followed, ARC CBBC

15.00 - 15.15 h


15.15 - 17.15

Dragons' Den of Transition

What is it about?

The European process industry and energy sector are partly responsible for causing climate change. But, at the other hand, they can also make a major contribution to providing solutions. The European Industry and Energy summit strives to foster ideas, technology, plans & projects to address this challenge by bringing together all relevant parties and expertise from around Europe.

The summit focuses on a variety of subjects such as emission-free hydrogen, chemcycling, energy efficiency, electrification, carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS), biobased chains and more. All these technologies can energize a sustainable future.

Last year 1200 people watched the European Industry & Energy Summit live broadcast from four locations

Who will attend?

The European Industry & Energy Summit focuses on management of utilities, process industry, petrochemicals, grid operators, food & beverage, heavy industry, pharmaceutical industry, energy research and science, engineering and NGOs. As well as on suppliers of the process industry, secondment, consultancy, contractors and OEMs.

What: European Industry & Energy Summit

When: December 7th and 8th

Where: Rotterdam Ahoy

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