Shape the future with us

VERBUND X believes in the power of collaborating with innovative startups to enable the energy transition. We accelerate new solutions and invest in promising ideas to tackle some of the biggest challenges of our time.

VERBUND X Ventures

We are the Corporate Venture Unit of VERBUND AG. Together with our portfolio companies we build a more sustainable future to accelerate the energy transition.

VERBUND X Accelerator

We are the leading European co-creation platform that connects the world’s best start-ups and tech champions with industry leaders. Together we accelerate new solutions and make smart, fast decisions for a better world.

Michael Strugl

We solve the urgent challenges of today and tomorrow

"Without innovation, the green energy transformation will not be possible. To tackle some of the most critical challenges of our time and build solutions for a better future we collaborate closely with innovative startups. One of our initiatives in this field is the VERBUND X Accelerator. With this program we scout promising startups and connect them with leading corporations to work together on concrete pilot projects. To further increase the impact of VERBUND's activities in the startup scene we founded VERBUND X Ventures in 2022. VERBUND X Ventures is the Corporate Venture Unit of VERBUND which invests in innovative climate tech startups." 

- Michael Strugl, VERBUND CEO 

Innovation at VERBUND

VERBUND is Austria's leading electricity company and one of the largest producers of hydroelectric power in Europe.

As a leading domestic energy transition company, VERBUND is driving forward pioneering technologies and investing in innovation and cooperation
Renewable energies are the key to a secure supply and to achieving climate targets. Whether electromobility, green hydrogen or innovative energy storage systems: VERBUND is focussing on innovation. As a pace-setter in the industry, we are breaking new ground and actively shaping the future of energy. We seize market opportunities and develop innovative business models, services and products together with partners and customers. For more information on innovation at VERBUND, click the button below.