WHAT IS THE SPECIFIC PROBLEM YOU ARE ADDRESSING?
Pavegen is the global leader in harvesting energy and data from footfall. Our mission is to make our technology available to all communities, empowering people for a better world. Our patented technology connects people to sustainability and smart cities, creating powerful experiences which convert footsteps into off-grid energy, rich data, and rewards. We call this the internet of beings, making cities smarter with every step.
WHAT IS YOUR OFFERING AND HOW DOES IT TRANSFORM/DISRUPT THE ENERGY SECTOR?
Pavegen is shifting to become a permanent and commercial smart-flooring solution. The technology has evolved from a singular tile, which generates electricity from footsteps to an entire array with three multi-functional component parts. These functionalities are called: data, floor, and energy. The new Pavegen System is poised to power the data-driven smart cities of tomorrow.
WHAT IS THE UNDERLYING TECHNOLOGY THAT YOU ARE USING?
Digital currency, footfall tracking, heat mapping, and smart lighting. Pavegen is a smart on-demand lighting solution that illuminates your path whilst you walk. This can help to improve safety and power off-grid wayfinding signage in public spaces.
WHAT ARE THE PARTNERSHIPS THAT YOU ARE SEEKING?
We aim for Pavegen to be the Intel inside all smart cities of the future with an intelligent energy and data offering, made possible by reaching economies of scale in the near future. We are planning to strengthen our leadership team and invest in new tooling to meet the demands of our customers, scale the business and continue to innovate. We are aiming to enter four main sectors: education, brand marketing, brand retail, and smart destinations. - So anywhere there is high football! We are always welcoming investment, 2018 will be a big year as we extend our presence in all of those areas.