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GENERAL INFORMATION

 
Please indicate below the official name of your entity: *

(eg. Solar Impulse Foundation)
 
Who are you? *









 
Please indicate the name of the university you are affiliated to. *

 
What type of academic entity are you? *


 
Which part of the world are you the most active? *


 
For how long have you been operational?

*


 
How many people (approximately) are working in your structure? *

 
YOUR COMMITMENT TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY

 
Please select any field below that is related to your activity. *












 
Which of the following United Nation's sustainable development goal(s) is your activity aiming to contribute to? *

Read about UN SDGs here: http://bit.ly/sustainable_dev_goals









 
If you are a startup, a company or self-employed:
Which of your areas of activities related to sustainable solutions and/or clean technologies? *


 
If you are an investor or from the financial world:
Which of your areas of activities related to sustainable solutions and/or clean technologies? *


 
If you are a university association: 
Which of your areas of activities related to sustainable solutions and/or clean technologies? *


 
If you are a workplace:

 
What type(s) of entities(s) do you have on board?


 
What is your mission/goal?

 
What are the 3 most groundbreaking solutions you have seen within your members? *

 
If you are an academic research center:

 
How do you rate the interdisciplinarity of your approach? *

 
What subjects have you been working on? *

Please, choose from the non-exhaustive list below, and/or add "Other"

 
Please give 3 examples of your ongoing research projets. *

 
If you are a non-profit project:

 
Please describe the nature of your project and what you want to achieve: *

 
What is the message you want to spread with this endeavor? *

 
If relevant, what type of financial support do you benefit from?


 
How do you rate your financial state/fund availability?

 
Do you have any promotional and/or educational activities within the scope of your project? *

     
 
If you are an association, a governmental or intergovernmental institution:

 
What is the message you want to spread? *

 
What type of activities do you do related to clean energy? *


 
Promoting efficient solutions 

 
Who are your target groups? *


 
What are your communication means? *


 
Please indicate 3 examples of communication-related actions you have made.

 
Financing efficient solutions

 
What type of financing do you do? *


 
What type of entity do you invest in or finance? *


 
If you finance for profit,
please indicate 3 profitable investments (exits) you have made. *

 
Linking other actors from the sustainability and/or clean technologies sectors

 
What type of entity do you deal with? *


 
Please indicate 3 examples of entities you connect your members with

 
Please rank the following channels you use to get leads:

 
Personal recommendation *






 
LinkedIn *






 
Networking events *






 
Outreach *






 
Providing efficient solutions

 
How many solutions are you currently developing/producing/selling? *

Please, if you have many projects on board, indicate the ones (up to 5) you would wish to highlight/communicate about, and eventually engage into the 1000 Solutions listing of the Alliance.

The more solutions you have the more questions will be added to this survey and the percentage of completion will change in consequence.

The questions are the same for each solution.

 
What is driving your company to engage into the development of efficient sustainable solutions? *


 
How do you rate your ability to engage with external innovators ?

With this question, we wish to evaluate where you place yourself in terms of "open innovation".
 
Solution 1 /  {{answer_44114401}}

 
Name of the solution: *

 
Do you have a patent for this solution? *


 
Please, describe your solution below. *

 
Please, indicate the type of technology your solution relates to. *

By "Low tech" we mean: simple technology, often of a traditional or non-mechanical kind, such as crafts and tools - can typically be practiced or fabricated with a minimum of capital investment.

By "High tech" we mean a technology that is at the cutting edge: the most advanced technology available - often those that incorporate advanced computer electronics.

 
Is your solution inspired from nature/biological systems (biomimicry)? *

     
 
Please give more details on the concept(s) that was/were inspired by nature to develop your efficient solution.

 
Please, describe the challenges overcome or problems solved by your solution. *

 
How do you rate the uniqueness of your approach?

From low ... to very unique (groundbreaking project).




 
If relevant, what is the uniqueness of your solution and its advantage(s) over competition?

 
How many people are part of your activity - related to this solution?


 
What type of business are you? *


 
What is/are your target market(s)? *


 
Please, indicate your stage of development. *


 
How do you rate your financial state/Fund availability?

 
What type of funding do you receive? *


 
Solution 2 / {{answer_44114401}}

 
Name of the solution: *

 
Do you have a patent for this solution? *


 
Please, describe your solution below. *

 
Please, indicate the type of technology your solution relates to. *

By "Low tech" we mean: simple technology, often of a traditional or non-mechanical kind, such as crafts and tools - can typically be practiced or fabricated with a minimum of capital investment.

By "High tech" we mean a technology that is at the cutting edge: the most advanced technology available - often those that incorporate advanced computer electronics.

 
Is your solution inspired from nature/biological systems (biomimicry)? *

     
 
Please, give more details on the concept(s) that was/were inspired by nature to develop your efficient solution.

 
Please, describe the challenges overcome or problems solved by your solution. *

 
How do you rate the uniqueness of your approach?

From low ... to very unique (groundbreaking project).




 
If relevant, what is the uniqueness of your solution and its advantage(s) over competition?

 
How many people are part of your activity - related to this solution?


 
What type of commerce do you do? *


 
What is/are your target market(s)? *


 
Please, indicate your stage of development. *


 
How do you rate your financial state/Fund availability?

 
What type of funding do you receive? *


 
Solution 3 / {{answer_44114401}}

 
Name of the solution: *

 
Do you have a patent for this solution? *


 
Please, describe your solution below. *

 
Please, indicate the type of technology your solution relates to. *

By "Low tech" we mean: simple technology, often of a traditional or non-mechanical kind, such as crafts and tools - can typically be practiced or fabricated with a minimum of capital investment.

By "High tech" we mean a technology that is at the cutting edge: the most advanced technology available - often those that incorporate advanced computer electronics.

 
Is your solution inspired from nature/biological systems (biomimicry)? *

     
 
Please give more details on the concept(s) that was/were inspired by nature to develop your efficient solution.

 
Please, describe the challenges overcome or problems solved by your solution. *

 
How do you rate the uniqueness of your approach?

From low ... to very unique (groundbreaking project).




 
If relevant, what is the uniqueness of your solution and its advantage(s) over competition?

 
How many people are part of your activity - related to this solution?


 
What type of commerce do you do? *


 
What is/are your target market(s)? *


 
Please, indicate your stage of development. *


 
How do you rate your financial state/Fund availability?

 
What type of funding do you receive? *


 
Solution 4 / {{answer_44114401}}

 
Name of the solution: *

 
Do you have a patent for this solution? *


 
Please, describe your solution below. *

 
Please, indicate the type of technology your solution relates to. *

By "Low tech" we mean: simple technology, often of a traditional or non-mechanical kind, such as crafts and tools - can typically be practiced or fabricated with a minimum of capital investment.

By "High tech" we mean a technology that is at the cutting edge: the most advanced technology available - often those that incorporate advanced computer electronics.

 
Is your solution inspired from nature/biological systems (biomimicry)? *

     
 
Please, give more details on the concept(s) that was/were inspired by nature to develop your efficient solution.

 
Please, describe the challenges overcome or problems solved by your solution. *

 
How do you rate the uniqueness of your approach?

From low ... to very unique (groundbreaking project).




 
If relevant, what is the uniqueness of your solution and its advantage(s) over competition?

 
How many people are part of your activity - related to this solution?


 
What type of commerce do you do? *


 
What is/are your target market(s)? *


 
Please, indicate your stage of development. *


 
How do you rate your financial state/Fund availability?

 
What type of funding do you receive? *


 
Solution 5 / {{answer_44114401}}

 
Name of the solution: *

 
Do you have a patent for this solution? *


 
Please, describe your solution below. *

 
Please, indicate the type of technology your solution relates to. *

By "Low tech" we mean: simple technology, often of a traditional or non-mechanical kind, such as crafts and tools - can typically be practiced or fabricated with a minimum of capital investment.

By "High tech" we mean a technology that is at the cutting edge: the most advanced technology available - often those that incorporate advanced computer electronics.

 
Is your solution inspired from nature/biological systems (biomimicry)? *

     
 
Please, give more details on the concept(s) that was/were inspired by nature to develop your efficient solution.

 
Please, describe the challenges overcome or problems solved by your solution. *

 
How do you rate the uniqueness of your approach?

From low ... to very unique (groundbreaking project).




 
If relevant, what is the uniqueness of your solution and its advantage(s) over competition?

 
How many people are part of your activity - related to this solution?


 
What type of commerce do you do? *


 
What is/are your target market(s)? *


 
Please, indicate your stage of development. *


 
How do you rate your financial state/Fund availability?

 
What type of funding do you receive? *


 
PLEASE UPLOAD HERE ANY RELEVANT MATERIALS TO SUPPORT AND/OR ADD TO THE INFORMATION GIVEN ABOVE.

If you want to upload several documents, you will need to use a compressed file - lighter than 10 MB.
 
WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE ALLIANCE AS A SOLUTION PROVIDER?

 
Please, rate the following services you may be interested in benefiting from as a member of the Alliance.

 
Match-making *

Access an online internal communication platform to allow you to interact with other members - develop synergies and present your activities and/or solutions to potential investors and/or public authorities.





 
Technical expertise *

Collaborate with recognized political institutions, venture capital funds and technology experts that can endorse the credibility of your solutions/activities.





 
Global visibility *

Have your solutions actively promoted to the media as well as recommended for implementation at corporate and institutional level.





 
In terms of global visibility:
Please indicate which promotional measures would interest you, or suggest others. *


 
Please indicate which promotional support would interest you, or suggest others. *


 
WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE ALLIANCE AS A NON-PROFIT PROJECT?

 
Please indicate which of the following services you are most interested in benefiting from as a member of the Alliance.

 
Match-making *

Access an online internal communication platform to allow you to interact with other members - develop synergies and present your activities and/or solutions to potential investors.





 
Technical expertise *

Collaborate with recognized political institutions, venture capital funds and/or technology experts that can endorse the credibility of your project.





 
Global visibility *

Have your project actively promoted to the media as well as recommended at corporate and institutional level.





 
In terms of global visibility:
Please indicate which promotional measures would interest you, or suggest others. *


 
Please indicate which promotional support would interest you, or suggest others. *


 
WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE ALLIANCE AS AN ASSOCIATION OR INSTITUTION?

 
Please indicate which of the following services you are most interested in benefiting from as a member of the Alliance.

 
Match-making *

Access an online internal communication platform to allow you to interact with other members - develop synergies and learn about activities and/or solutions that could serve your projects.





 
Technical expertise *

Collaborate with innovative companies, and recognized political and technological institutions, accessing their knowledge and get advice on the best trends to follow, the most promising technologies and their applicability to serve the demand for efficient solutions.





 
Global visibility *

Have your activities and mindset actively promoted to the media and benefit from a positive image - linking you with other actors of sustainable development.





 
In terms of global visibility:
Please indicate which promotional measures would interest you, or suggest others. *


 
WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE ALLIANCE AS AN INVESTOR?

 
Please indicate which of the following services you are most interested in benefiting from as a member of the Alliance.

 
Match-making *

Access an online internal communication platform to allow you to interact with other members - develop synergies and learn about activities and/or solutions that could catch your interest.





 
Technical expertise *

Collaborate with recognized political and technological institutions, accessing their knowledge and get advices on the best trends to follow, the most promising technologies and their applicability to serve the demand for clean solution.





 
Global visibility *

Have your activities and mindset actively promoted to the media and benefit from a positive image - linking you with other actors of sustainable development.





 
In terms of global visibility:
Please indicate which promotional measures would interest you, or suggest others *


 
WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE ALLIANCE AS AN ACADEMIC?

 
Please indicate which of the following services you are most interested in benefiting from as a member of the Alliance.

 
Match-making *

Access an online internal communication platform to allow you to interact with other members - develop synergies and learn about activities and/or solutions and/or business opportunities on the demand side.





 
Global visibility *

Have your activities and mindset actively promoted to the media and benefit from a positive image - linking you with other actors of sustainable development.





 
In terms of global visibility:
Please indicate which promotional measures would interest you, or suggest others *


 
Do you certify that the above information given are true and correct as to the best of your knowledge? *

     
 
Would you like to tell us more about your project that was not covered in the previous questions?

 
CONTACT & SUBMISSION TERMS

 
Please indicate a contact person from your entity (name and position) *

If you join the Alliance, this contact would be our main interlocutor for any matter related to your membership.

(eg: Mark Bloom, Project manager)
 
Do you agree with our submission terms? *

Click here to display the Solar Impulse Foundation's Submission Terms for this survey:
http://bit.ly/Alliance_Submission_Terms
     
Thank you for taking time to fill in this survey. We will come back to you as soon as possible to inform you on the next steps of our collaboration.