Call for Applications: The @Start Up Energy Transition Award 2022

Apply for the 6th round of the SET Award and become one of the top 15 energy start-ups of 2022! #SET22 Apply by 31.01.22 👉

The @Start Up Energy Transition Award is an international competition for start-ups and young companies worldwide who are working on ideas affecting global energy transition and climate change. 🍃

What’s in it for you?

⚡ 10,000€ Cash prize

⚡ Booth at the World Energy Congress in Saint Petersburg

⚡ Free promotional video

⚡ Access to exclusive events

⚡ Access to a global energy network

& much more!

More information:

@Deutsche Energie Agentur @World Energy Council @Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie

SET Tech Festival is back… 20 October, 2021

The SET Tech Festival brings together a global network of innovators shaping the future of energy. The one-day event allows participants to access the best start-ups and outstanding entrepreneurs in the field of energy solutions, in addition to innovation-driven corporates, investors, and public organizations leading the energy transition.

The SET Tech Festival 2021 will take place on 20 October, 2021.

-900+ participants

-200+ energy start-ups

-30+ energy accelerators

-Top keynotes and panels

-Networking sessions

-Start-up pitch stage

-Corporate workshops

-Award ceremony

More details are to be announced at the event’s website:

Looking forward hearing from you!The SET Tech Festival brings together a global network of innovators shaping the future of energy. The one-day event allows participants to access the best start-ups and outstanding entrepreneurs in the field of energy solutions, in addition to innovation-driven corporates, investors, and public organizations leading the energy transition.

The SET Tech Festival 2021 will take place on 20 October, 2021.

-900+ participants

-200+ energy start-ups

-30+ energy accelerators

-Top keynotes and panels

-Networking sessions

-Start-up pitch stage

-Corporate workshops

-Award ceremony

More details are to be announced at the event’s website:

Looking forward hearing from you!

Top 100 Energy & Mobility Start-ups of 2021 pitch at the Berlin Energy Week! (15-18 March)

The list of the Top 100 Energy & Mobility Start-ups of 2021 selected by the Start Up Energy Transition is now out! Get to know them in three minute pitch rounds at the Berlin Energy Week! #SET100 #BETD2021

Tune in on 15 & 18, March to hear the SET100 pitches & register here:

Check out the full list here: here:

Wondering which 15 start-ups made it to the SET Award finale? Make sure to join the Evening Reception on 16 March at 7:30PM CET and watch the Live Announcement:


Davos Energy Week: Startup Pitches and Online Expo – application and recruitment period till 12 January, 2021

Pleased to be a partner of Davos Energy Week and the DEW Startup Pitch Competition.

Davos Energy Week Startup Pitch Competition is a worldwide online startup event aiming to create a platform for startups from the energy sector to pitch their ideas to the global audience. Startups will have a chance to present their ideas to the representatives of specialized VCs and energy professionals from around the world.

The participants of the Startup Program will become part of the Online Startup Expo to show their product to the DEW’s attendees. Startup teams will also have a great networking opportunity to connect with top industry representatives.

The Prize Fund will include a direct donation from contest’s sponsors. The winning package will also include additional prizes from the partners and organizers.

Applications will be collected till 12 January 2021 from energy startups having their products ready to market.

Learn more about the requirements and APPLY NOW:


Davos Energy Week

Davos Energy Week is a three-day event (19-21 January 2021), the main goal of which is to draw the attention of the world’s business leaders to the key issues of the energy industry It includes a series of online panels, keynotes, presentations, startup pitches and other activities enhanced by offline engagements for the participants – top managers of the energy companies, sustainability officers and activists, consultants, and international experts.

It was initially planned as a physical space on the sidelines of the world’s biggest political and economic gathering in Davos. Inasmuch as coronavirus continues to spread globally, the majority of the events that had been planned to take place in Davos have been cancelled. Regardless of what happened with those events, the need in global discussion remained. That is why bringing Davos Energy Week to a new level.

The main goals of the event are to bring together key energy players with all other businesses, to discuss key touch points between energy sector and all other businesses globally, to draw more attention of the global business community to the issues of global energy industry.

Speakers and partners

Among the confirmed speakers are representatives from the largest global companies (Intel, Microsoft, Nestle) energy companies (ReNew Power, Shell); leadership of the world’s biggest banks (Commerzbank) as well as the major consultancies (Deloitte, KPMG) Get to know the speakers here!

Among the organizational partners are representatives from the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), CERES, Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes (EEIP), Renewable UK, Wind Europe.

Among the startup partner network are representatives from Combinado Consult, edp, EnergySpin, f6s, Found 8, HexGN, Indico Capital Partners, Microsoft for Startups, Renewables in Africa, Startupbootcamp.

About the organizer

CFC Big Ideas is an international communications consultancy headquartered in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and Kyiv, Ukraine. Established in 2002 as CFC Consulting, the company has made its name by implementing BIG IDEA international projects: international conferences, country presentations, special events, and advocacy campaigns in more than 40 countries across the globe. Some of the most successful projects, carried out in collaboration with the Ukraine Crisis Media Center, were recognized by Bronze Cannes Lion in 2017 and Gold SABRE Award in public affairs in 2015.

Energy Startups: Apply for the SET21 Award by 31.01.2021!

Are you pushing the energy transition further and faster? Apply for the 5th round of the SET Award and become one of the top 15 energy start-ups of 2021. Cash prize, access to exclusive events & more. Apply by 31.01.2021!

The Start Up Energy Transition Award is an international competition for start-ups and young companies worldwide who are working on ideas affecting global energy transition and climate change.

Organic olive oil from Olea tree is produced according to ecological criteria and fairly traded

Combinado Consult supports the business development of Olea tree in Germany. In the B2B sector, with a focus on solidarity farming (SoLaWiS) and the fair fine food trade; B2C with a focus on all those who value high socio-ecological food quality, prefer organic products, want to guarantee fair prices to producers and support educational projects in Greece.

The award-winning olive oils with EU organic certification are available throughout Germany:

-Olea Tree Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Mild (Aigio, Peloponnese)

-Olea Tree Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil – classic (Kalamata, Peloponnese)

-Olea Tree Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Vigorous (Chalkidiki)

Organic inspection body: GR-BIO-003. Support with your purchase organic agriculture and “TRIANEMI”, the first Waldorf school in Athens!

More information about these and other products – including the wonderful Greek Mountain Tea from Mount Olympus – can be found here in the product catalogue.

We are happy to receive your enquiries and orders at any time. Just write to us or give us a call!

clim@ competition 2020: promoting innovative solutions to protect the climate

Combinado Consult has supported the clim@ competition 2020 as climate action ambassador.

The competition was open globally to businesses and start-ups working to scale-up market-ready concepts in the fields of sustainable energy and resource efficiency including

Key issues:

-energy efficiency

-CO2 emissions reductions and

-improved water, waste and material management

The clim@ was initiated by the Green for Growth Fund (GGF), advised by Finance in Motion, and is supported by European Union and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Applicants were competing to receive professional mentoring to develop their entry, a chance to pitch their idea to potential sponsors and investors, and a share of EUR 30,000 in prizes.

The application deadline for the startups was 16 February 2020. The selection of 5 grand finalists took place online on 2 June 2020, the day before the GGF Sustainable Future Forum in Frankfurt.

Winners of the clim@ competition 2020

Beyond Leather (Denmark)

Coldhubs (Nigeria)

Wholesurplus (Turkey)

Manyfolds (Germany)

Biodiesel Misr (Egypt)

about the ggf

The GGF helps reduce the use of energy and resources and prevent CO2 emissions. It pursues this goal by providing dedicated financing to businesses and households across 19 markets in the Southeast Europe Region including Turkey, the European Neighborhood Region-East, and the Middle East and North Africa. By using a blended finance structure and working through local partner institutions, the GGF is able to raise awareness and implement green finance activities. The fund combines its financial offering with tailored technical assistance that helps build capacity and which brings energy efficiency measures, renewable energy, and improved resource management toward the mainstream. In addition, by managing the environmental and social (E&S) risks associated with its investments, the fund sets standards for its partners and supports them to enhance their own E&S management systems, as required. The GGF was initiated as a public-private partnership in December 2009 by Germany’s KfW Development Bank and the European Investment Bank, with financial support from the European Com-mission, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Austrian development bank OeEB. The fund’s growing investor base comprises donor agencies, international financial institutions and institutional private investors, including the International Finance Corporation, the Dutch development bank FMO, the German ethical bank GLS, and Church of Sweden. The GGF is advised by Finance in Motion GmbH. MACS Management & Consulting Services GmbH, Frankfurt am Main acts as the technical advisor. For more information see

Let’s come together! We continue to source the world!

In times like these, let’s come together!

Costa Rica Film Commission @ Berlinale

Between February 24-26, 2020, we will organize and accompany the talks of the Costa Rica Film Commission within the framework of the 70th Berlinale. International filmmakers – including TV stations, producers, funding agencies, location & talent scouts – are particularly welcome to attend.

We are always happy to receive inquiries about film projects in Costa Rica!


Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin – Germany

Visit Essential Costa Rica / PROCOMER and the Costa Rican expositors at Fruit Logistica – Germany from 5-7 february 2020.

Where? Hall 25 / C-14

Please let us know at what day and about what time you would like to visit us. You might register via mail to /

The stars that will be presented at the Fruit Logistica 2020 edition by the member companies are:

Fresh products:

Tropical fruits



-Coconut (green)




-Chayote (white, green)

Sweet potato

Roots and Tubers
-Malanga (white, purple)
-Sugar cane

Further products of the exhibitors:
-Pineapple (dehydrated)
-Yuca (waxed)
-Yuca (frozen)
-Sancocho – vegetable mix (frozen)

The following producers are represented as exhibitors at the joint booth Hall 25 / C-14 :

-Barvatex de Heredia S.A
-ByC Exportadores del Valle S.A
-Chestnut Hill Farms
-Comercializadora Fertinyc
-Exportaciones Michelle SM
-Exportagri Natural S.A.
-Jalaram Fruit S.A.
-Piña Hills
-Productos Agricolas del Campo
-Productos Agropecuarios Visa
-Total Fruit
-Tropifoods EIAE S.A.
-Verita Tropicals Costa Rica S.A.

–Milestone Fresh Costa Rica S.A. has its booth in Hall 3.2 – B-04.

Please let us know briefly about your product interests and we will efficiently organize the respective meetings at our booth for you.

Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us!

IPM Essen 2020: Green Plants Costa Rica Consortium

Visit Essential Costa Rica / PROCOMER and the Green Plants Consortium CR at IPM Essen – Germany from 28-31 January 2020.

Where? Hall 1 – Booth B17

Please let us know at what day and about what time you would like to visit us. You might register via mail to /

The offer includes green plants, nursery plants, perennials, palms and cut flowers. The stars from A-Z that will be presented in the 2020 IPM edition by the member companies of the Green Plants Costa Rica Consortium are:



-Begonia Tamaya




-Dracaena Fragans Massangeana





-Pleonelle sog


-Sasevieria Zeylanica



-Tissue Culture Labs

-Yucca Elephantipes

About Green Plants Costa Rica Consortium

The group consists of leading enterprises producing and exporting ornamental plants from Costa Rica to the European market. Guided by CBI (Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries) from Holland lots of activities have been undertaken such as work sessions on quality improvement, human resource management and cost control amongst others. The participating companies from Costa Rica constitute a group of pioneers in the areas of production and sales of ornamental plants. The guiding principles are quality control, protection of the environment and socially responsible conduct. That’s how Green Plants Cluster of Costa Rica was constituted since 2003 and had been working with PROCOMER to ensure top-quality goods. The mission is to achieve success and customer satisfaction by means of producing ornamental plants with a constant quality and a high added value.

Green Plants Costa Rica Consortium members present at IPM Essen 2020:

-Micro Plantas





-Ornamentales Rio Molino


IPM Essen – Germany

The world’s leading horticultural trade fair revolves around solutions and innovations in the green sector. The International Plant Fair has been held annually at Messe Essen since 1983. Here exhibitors increasingly present products that are sustainable and suitable for climate change. These include heat- and cold-tolerant plant and shrub varieties, environmentally friendly and resource-saving packaging solutions, organic fertilisers and substrates, air-cleaning, easy-to-care for indoor plants and pots made of sustainable and biodegradable

Costa Rica Services Summit (CRSS) 2020

Come with us from 17-20th of February to the Costa Rica Services Summit 2020 in San José!

Join one of the best matchmaking events in Latin America!

Costa Rican Service Providers will expose their talents in


-Digital animation, audiovisual and filming

-Design and green technology


-Biotechnology and


Venue: Costa Rica Convention Center, February 18th- 20th

CRSS Trailer

The event is organized by Procomer („Promotora de Comercio Exterior de Costa Rica”), the world’s best trade promotion agency. The non-governmental, public institution promotes Costa Rican exports aiming at a sustainable economic development.

Event partner is Singularity University (SU), a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future. They bring 16 Top level international speakers. Among them: Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation and SU Executive Founder and Director, recently named in the Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.

Besides personalized one-on-one business meetings with service providers in sectors of your interest you might also gain new insights and perspectives about the power of exponential technologies by the lectures at „Singularity University Costa Rica Summit“



17 Feb.:

Shuttle to your hotel waiting for you at your arrival at the airport in San José, Costa Rica // Hotel check-in

18 and 19 Feb.:

Business rounds, matchmaking (personalized one-on-one business meetings) with Costa Rican Service Providers from the above-mentioned sectors

19 Feb.:

SU CR Summit – open sessions

20 Feb.:

SU CR Summit – closed sessions (no participation guarantee; only possible for early birds and specific confirmation)

Optional for German participants: Visits at local companies accompanied by Procomer Germany / Combinado Consult.

Hotel Check out – private return or onward journey in the country or the region.


Venue: Costa Rica Convention Center, February 18th- 20th

Use the change for new inspirations and meet up with a bunch of bright people to create new alliances for international and innovative businesses!

In order to make it even a little easier for you to join the event, Procomer will cover the hotel, catering and local transport costs for your international company representative interested in discovering the local services by participating in personalized one-on-one business meetings during the event from 17 to 20 February.

Registrations and questions by German companies

we are receiving at our Berlin office via mail at: and/or

and or via the following phone number:

+49- (0)30- 30 36 90 33

Event website for more information:


Visit us at Anuga Fine Food – Hall 3.1 booth A020g and have BUSINESS MEETINGS with our exhibiting companies while having the best coffee in the world and taste new craft mead and craft beer from Cost Rica!

Product offers at our booths

-Cacao powder

-Cereal bar sweetened and unsweetened (strawberry, blueberry, raisin, almond, nuts)

-Cereals (multi-cereals with cranberries + superfoods – quinoa, chia, blueberries)


-Corn Flakes

-Dehydrated fruits (pineapple, papaya, rambutan, banana)

-Freeze-dried fruits with or without chocolate (mango, banana, pineapple, strawberry)

-Fresh fruits – processed (pineapple, rambutan, eddoes, papaya, ginger, sweet potato)

-Frozen and canned fruits and vegetables (banana leaves, cassava, malanga lile, malanga coco, hearts of palm glass and tin can, organic pineapple, cassava, mango, papaya, pineapple, rambutan, sancocho/ vianda, malanga/yautia, pumpkin)

-Handcrafted mead and beer (Ale, Weizen, Stout, Porter, Fruit and Spiced Beer)

-Snacks (corn and potato snacks, snacks with tea and muesli)

-Salsa and dressings (Hot sauces, BBQ sauces, e.g. with Jalapeño, Tabasco, Ghost, Scotch Bonnet, Scorpion, Habanero, Carolina reaper, Chipotle Cayenne)

Please let us know the products of your interest and we will hook up with our producers.

We look forward to your message, your call and your visit!

Best regards / Saludos cordiales,

Tobias Gierling


Looking forward seeing you @


05/09 October 2019

Messegelände| Köln, Germany

Anuga Fine Food – Hall 3.1 booth A020g

Anuga Frozen Food – Hall 4.1 booth C041g


Foto: Maria Keeler / Alimentos Cook

BTM 2019 // Buyer Trade Mission Costa Rica

Come to one of the best events and business matchmaking forums in Latin America (17-19.09.2019 in San José – Costa Rica), where you can have one-on-one meetings with Costa Rican Business Owners, who will present their innovative offer of products that range from exquisite culinary specialties from the food industry, to products from the fresh and agricultural sector, and a wide variety of goods for the medical, aerospace, construction, pharmaceutical, personal care, chemical and electronic industries, among others.

Key Sectors:


-Food Industry

-Specialized industries

-Advanced Manufacturing

Here you can find an overview of the agricultural and food industry products presented at BTM.


-1 on 1 meetings with Costa Rican companies from the sector of interest

-Participation in welcome cocktail and closing ceremony

-Networking Areas

-Lodging for one company representative

-Networking lunches

-Advice to cover your business needs

-Participation in Opening Activities


Costa Rica Convention Center

Deadline for registration:

August 9, 2019

More information:

Registrations for German company representatives:

Please send your contact information, questions and registration to Mr. Tobias Gierling (Business Executive – Trade Promotion Office of Costa Rica in Germany):

Trade Promotion Office of Costa Rica in Germany 2019-2020

Combinado Consult has represented in 2019-2020 the Trade Promotion Agency of Costa Rica (PROCOMER) in Germany.

We are happy about the continuation and expansion of sustainable, trustful and fair business partnerships!

Mobilizing Climate Finance

In May 2019 Combinado Consult supported, on behalf of the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), the development of the program, concept and narrative of a GIZ study tour to Germany on “Mobilizing Climate Finance”.

At Renac’s introductory workshop for the study tour Tobias Gierling did the presentation on the topic of “Climate Investments in Germany” and accompanied the delegation to several meetings with German institutions and companies.

RENAC AG is one of the leading international providers for training and capacity building on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Capacity Building on Green Energy and Climate Finance is a central part of the program.

Video interviews at dena’s SET Award 2019

As networking partner of dena’s Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award, we have participated once again to meet start-ups and young companies from all over the world, who are working on ideas affecting global energy transition and climate change.

This time we also did some video interviews with some of the excellent start ups that have been present at this year’s edition.





Future videos we are doing might appear soon as well in our new video section:

Thanks to the all the interview partners and dena for organizing once again this amazing event in cooperation with the World Energy Council.

Looking forward already to the next SET edition!

E-world energy & water 2019

Combinado Consult took part in E-world energy & water 2019 for customer talks, B2B marketing and startup scouting. The Startup and Science Speeddating powered by Energieloft provided the decisive platform, which was well placed alongside the joint Berlin Partner booth.

@Energieloft: Many thanks to you. As I said, we are already looking forward to seeing you at the start in Berlin soon!

All in all, Europe’s leading trade fair for the energy industry offered an impressive insight into the future of energy supply. With 780 exhibitors from 26 nations, they presented their innovative products and services to over 25,000 trade visitors. At Messe Essen, it became clear that digitisation opens up completely new development potential for the sector. Intelligent solutions energy supply networks for entire neighbourhoods,  controlling electricity consumption  in a resource-saving manner and strengthening the electromobility infrastructure. Numerous decision-makers from politics, business and associations used the three days of E-world to exchange views on the industry’s key topics, make new contacts and gain valuable information.

Green Ventures Trade Mission Spain 2018

Combinado Consult participated in the business trip to Spain on the topic of energy, environment and innovation to initiate new business. The company and the products and services of its clients were presented to the Spanish professional public. Among the visited events and fairs during the trip were the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona and the ePower & Building in Madrid. Meetings were also held in Zaragoza, the capital of the autonomous community of Aragon.

Funding analysis

Combinado Consult undertakes national and international funding research and analyses for SMEs and start-ups with presentation of concrete funding opportunities. Funding conditions, scope and deadlines for the purchase/sale of innovative environmental technologies.

With regard to the planned international market entry in Spain, we have comprehensively analysed the local funding opportunities for the German start-up EcoSyst.

Delegations from Dominican Republic and Cuba at Intersolar 2018

Combinado Consult has supported the GIZ and its delegations from the Dominican Republic and Cuba who visited Munich prior and during the Intersolar from 17th – 22nd June 2018.

Workshops, visits and talks with leading renewable energy companies and institutions have been organized looking for new information and a common starting point for new business cooperations! Some details on both markets you will find in the following presentations:

Presentation Cuba – Intersolar 2018
Presentation Dominican Republic – Intersolar 2018


Startup Call Berlin – Buenos Aires 2019

In May 2019, Berlin and Buenos Aires are celebrating its 25th anniversary of city twinning. From our point of view, this is a good time to take a closer look at both cities and check out the potential for international cooperation and starting up together.

Thus we are calling start-ups from Berlin and Buenos Aires that are interested in cooperation and business partners and/or investors in the other country. At best, send us your pitch deck first by mail while speaking then about the possibilities of cooperation.

Start Up Energy Transition Tech Festivals 2017-today

Combinado Consult is happy to be a partner of the Start Up Energy Transition Tech Festival since its first edition in 2017. We have been engaged in this annual event as reading jury member, outreach and networking partner.

Thanks to this great initiative – by the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council – the world’s best energy startups got the chance accessing to a global audience and investors to get on track their innovative and sustainable solutions.

We are proud to have supported the internationalization of this unique event and and the startups in fostering its international business development activities.

About 600 applications from energy startups have been submitted each year so far from all over the world, mainly from industrialized countries, but also from several emerging economies and developing countries.

At this competition, several startups from Latin America made it to the Top 100 lists. In the following we highlight all the startups from the region that made it in the years from 2017-2020.


SolarLatam | Argentina (SET 100 list 2020)

SolarLatam is an innovative platform that enables electricity users, on-grid and off-grid, to design, quote, finance and operate their solar systems 100% online. They launched the first platform that enables commercial, industrial, and residential users of Latin America to access their solar system in and easy way.

Nydro Energy, Argentina (SET100 list 2019)

NYDROENERGY provides a set of tools that enable almost any power grid to turn into a smart grid by using sensors and an interactive platform. By using our platform, users, prosumers, DSOs and TSOs can buy and sell electricity, add new power sources and automate transactions.


Sunew Filmes Fotovoltaicos | Brazil (SET 100 list 2020 and SET100 list 2018)

SUNEW built an innovative and highly scalable production process and has now become a leader in Organic Photovoltaics (OPV) technology. Their OPV enables energy generation on any surface, from smart buildings glass facades to vehicles and more.

Prosumir | Brazil (SET 100 list 2020)

Prosumir operates in the energy recovery market, developing innovative solutions to turn energy waste into opportunities for energy efficiency, cogeneration, and renewables. The core solution developed is the Pressure Reducing Turbine, a steam turbine that lowers and controls the steam pressure.

Ecosolar Energia, Brazil (SET100 list 2019)

Ecosolar works as a photovoltaic system integrator as well as parttime supplier. They go through all the steps to ensure that clients can get the solution which will bring economic gains and other benefits. Their mission consists of bringing clean, renewable and self-sufficient energy into people’s lives and daily routines.

Newatt, Brazil (SET100 list 2017)

Newatt offers an energy management system that helps their clients to monitor and optimize their energy usage, offered as a Software as a Service solution. They provide means to uncover the real energy cost of each sector or equipment in a site, a powerful tool to prioritize improvement efforts and to identify energy waste.


Inti Tech, Chile (SET100 list 2019)

Inti-Tech offers an automatic, high frequency and water free cleaning service based on the use of a robotic device which was designed by their R&D team. Their robot is capable of cleaning the surface of solar panels in a fast and simple way.

Solartracker Spa, Chile (SET100 list 2019)

Solar Tracker is dedicated to democratizing solar operation Intelligence. They provide key information about the operation and maintenance of distributed solar plant, so operators and owners can make decisions to improve the production and there turn of investment


Uptime Analytics | Colombia (SET 100 list 2020)

Uptime´s AI applications offer the tools necessary to implement different strategies to optimize energy consumption and operational costs for their customers. Their applications are based on analytical twins to capture, process, model, simulate and predict operational behaviour and energy consumption for machines.

Green Yellow Energiade Colombia S.A.S | Colombia (SET 100 list 2020)

Green Yellow’s Solutions aim to reduce the Energy costs and carbon footprint for different industry sectors and services companies by installing in the lighting, refrigeration and air conditioning system the most efficient products of the market with their associated line light electric control.

Vertebra Soluciones S.A.S | Colombia (SET 100 list 2020)

Vertebra Soluciones has a state-of-the-art control centre, meters, sensors and their own easy and intuitive software based on homogenized data, advanced statistical analysis, and a powerful visualization layer for real-time consumption monitoring, to find and verify savings strategies in consumption and rates.


Kradac Cia. Ltda. | Ecuador (SET 100 list 2020)

KRADAC CIA Ltda. offers a multimodal and integrated system that allows people to move anywhere with any of the available options in the city, pay for selected transportation option through e-tickets and acquire an adaptable and customizable daily/ weekly/ monthly mobility plan.


Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Tech Festival

Powered by the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council, Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is a leading international platform supporting innovation in energy transition.

The SET platform is comprised of the annual SET Award, SET Tech Festival and a global network of innovators. The SET Award is an international competition for start-ups and young companies worldwide who are working on ideas affecting global energy transition and climate change. Start-ups, business leaders, policymakers and investors met in Berlin to debate about the most innovative solutions to energy transition. The exhibition space hosts several accelerators who present its most promising start-ups, and the finalists of the SET award who showcase their brilliant ideas.

Combinado Consult enjoys being part of the reading jury and the SET network.

Matchmaking with IT and Greentech companies from Central America

In March 2018, Combinado Consult provided technical support for the organisation of the B2B matchmaking of the GIZ business delegation at the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart.

Each of the six Central American entrepreneurs from the IT and environmental technology sectors were given the opportunity to consolidate existing business contacts or establish new ones.

The entrepreneurs from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras were in Germany from 12 to 16 March 2018 and completed a comprehensive programme. Including talks with associations, technology companies, venture capital funds and start-ups in both sectors. The delegation spent the first two days in Berlin and then traveled on to Stuttgart.

Information about the event can also be found on the following partner and supporter websites: Umwelttechnik BW and IT-Region Stuttgart.

Energy efficiency and renewable energies: Government delegation from Argentina visits German capital region

In February 2018 Combinado Consult supported and accompanied the agenda for the visit to Germany of the Federal Investments Councils’ (CFI) governmental delegation from the argentine province Entre Rios. Part of the agenda was the matchmaking with German companies specialized in energy efficiency and renewable energies. In addition to bilateral talks at the Argentine Embassy and the Potsdam Chamber of Industry and Commerce, we organized and accompanied  the government delegation visiting the energy self-sufficient community in Feldheim, Brandenburg.

Fruit Logistica 2018 with »Fruits from Argentine provinces«

Combinado Consult organized and conducted the business rounds with import companies and wholesalers for 10 selected fruit trading companies from Argentina at the booth of the Federal Investment Council (CFI). Around 90 business meetings were held during the three days of Fruit Logistica 2018.

Expositor-and Product Catalogue
Registration form for business meetings

Business trip to Argentina and Uruguay on energy efficiency in buildings

Combinado Consult participated in November 2017 in the business trip about energy efficiency in buildings in Argentina and Uruguay organized by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Buenos Aires. The company was presented to the argentine and uruguayan trade public as well as the services of the company Etanomics and the Berlin start-up Metabuild (Ecoglobe).

Business trip to Chile on the subject of automation technology and CHP in industry

Combinado Consult particpated at the business trip to Chile in November 2017 on the topic of automation technology and CHP in industry, organized by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce. The company was presented to the Chilean trade public and the services of the client company Etanomics and the Berlin start-up Metabuild (Ecoglobe).

Anuga 2017 with »More Than Meat« from Argentina

Combinado Consult organized and conducted the business rounds with import companies and wholesalers for 12 selected vegetarian and vegan food companies from Argentina at the booth of the Federal Council for Investments (CFI). Thanks to the activities about 100 individual business talks took place during the five days of the Anuga fair.

Expositor-and Product Catalogue
Registration form for business meetings

Study about spatial planning systems for renewable energies

What are the principles in Europe with regard to spatial planning and land use planning for renewable energies, solar energy and, above all, the installation of wind power plants? Which political structures and processes, legal rules, instruments, principles, criteria dominate the planning of renewable energy plants in different European countries – Germany, France and Denmark? Which aspects of the models could be considered by countries in Latin America?

These are key questions that we have analyzed in the framework of the comparative study on spatial planning for renewable energies in the different legal-political models also concentrating on different models of economic participation.

This study has been carried out in cooperation with Büro F, specialized in market studies on renewable energies, and FA Reitzig, lawyer specialized in administrative law.

Market entry consultancy for Vitamina Vida OHG

What are the market structures? Who dominates the market? How can I get access to the German market? What are the approval regulations? How do I establish a company in Germany? Which administrative and legal questions concerning foreigners have to be clarified? Which locations and marketplaces are the best? Who are potential buyers of my products? How do I market the product?

Combinado Consult advised and accompanied Vitamina Vida OHG, the new Berlin import and wholesale company of South American fruits, on these and other questions during market entry and the process of setting up the company. Starting with market research on potentials and business opportunities in the German fruit trade market, through advice on EU import regulations, certification and customs matters, phytosanitary regulations, port and warehouse logistics, administration, market price analyses, to the acquisition of first customers and subsequent personnel recruitment for the company.

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