With Venturefest North East taking place next month, BQ caught up with some of the finalists in the Innovation Showcase. Johnson Fernandes from Equiwatt told us about his business, its innovation and why he will be at Venturefest.
Equiwatt Ltd is a cleantech startup company that aims to reduce energy demand at peak times, thus reducing stress on the grid and blackouts. Equiwatt has developed an innovative digital platform that pays households for saving energy at peak times.
VentureFest North East 2018 is all about bringing together people from different business sectors to learn from each other and use innovation to improve their competitiveness and profitability.
The event takes place on Wednesday 14 November 2018 at St James’ Park, Newcastle. Registrations are now open here.
VentureFest North East is part of the wider Innovation SuperNetwork programme, developed with around 60 partner organisations to support innovation in the North East. Led by the VentureFest North East team, the SuperNetwork is supported by the North East LEP, Northumbrian Water Group, Engie, Reece Innovation, North East BIC and Innovate UK, with part-funding from the European Regional Development Fund.
Our BQ Bulletin emails will land in your inbox at 7.30am, Monday to Friday, with a mix of the latest local business news, national news, and features to inspire you. Sign up here!
Click here to read our privacy statement