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EBAN Impact Summit and Galactica Final Event | 16-17 February

Participate in this gathering of Europe’s most active impact investors and stakeholders in the DeepTech sector. This two-in-one event will emphasize networking and best practice sharing about impact investing across industries like textile, aerospace technologies, and advanced manufacturing. Additionally, 10 innovative projects with the potential of shaping the future will be presented during a pitching competition. The event will take place at the impressive World Trade Center in Barcelona, Spain.

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Many programs have been implemented in recent years to help businesses positively impact the environment and society.

What are the new technologies and trends supporting them?

How are investors, corporates, and institutions working together to foster this change?

Come learn the answers to these questions with us at our two-in-one insightful free event, where you can also meet some of Europe’s top impact investors and DeepTech industry stakeholders.

Confirmed Speakers

Annukka Mickelsson
President at FiBAN and EBAN Impact Committee Member
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Audra Shallal
Corenvest Vice President Relations Management, Coaching (EBAN Board Member)
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Chiara Solimini
Space Downstream Market Officer at EUSPA
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Clara Navarro Colomer
Co-founder & CEO at Fundación Ship2B
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Elena Rico
Managing Partner at IMPACT Partners Iberica S.L.
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Enrico Venturini
Tuscany Fashion Cluster Manager
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Eva Hernandez Castells
Head of Sustainable Finance at IEF – Institut d’Estudis Financers
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Fabrice Testa
Visionary Entrepreneur and Super Coach
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Fernando Sandoval
Manager Innovation Hub Europe at Enel
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Jacopo Losso
EBAN Director General
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Jaume Collboni Cuadrado
Deputy Mayor of Barcelona
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Jaume Iglesies
Expert in impact investing
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Juan Alvarez de Lara
EBAN Impact Committee Chairman
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Lisa Hehenberger
Director Esade Center for Social Impact
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Lluís Juncà
Director General of Innovation, Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship at Generalitat de Catalunya
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Lutz Walter
Secretary General at The European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing
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Marco Nannini
Impact Hub Milano CEO & Angels4Impact Founder
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Monica Ardanuy Raso
Head of the Textile Engineering Section of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
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Sir Ronald Cohen
Chair at The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG)
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Sergi Artigas
Innovation Board Strategic Manager at Leitat
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Sirpa Pietikainen
Finnish Member of the European Parliament
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Vera Elizabeth Baker
Venture Partner at Unconventional Ventures
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Recommended Hotels

Andante Hotel (3 stars), special code: ANDANTETG   **



Apolo Hotel (4 stars), special link:   **



Grums Hotel (4 stars), special code: EBAN5   **


** Please note that this discount codes or rates are blocked until 1st February and are subject to availability



GALACTICA stimulates the creation of new industrial value chains across the advanced manufacturing, textile and aerospace industries. Entrepreneurs will learn about the opportunities and innovation potential of cross-fertilization and win a total of €4 000 000 in grant capital. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 872336. The sole responsibility for the content of this publication lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union. Neither the EISMEA nor the European Commission are responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.




Feb 16 2023


9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Feb 16 2023
  • Time: 4:00 am - 9:00 am


Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain

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