ÁKOS DERVALICS

Electrical engineer specialized in grids and holds an MBA in finance, CEO of SC Energy LLC, HUB manager of EIT InnoEnergy.
 He is a market value oriented, strategic minded, coach type business leader with a holistic approach and having experience in B2B sales of research, also in helping new businesses, and innovative SMEs in upscaling and expansion stage. He frequently provides expert services for the EIC Accelerator incl. having 20+ international coaching references. Focus area: renewables, energy storage, hydrogen, mobility, energy efficiency, circular economy, smart buildings and cities.
Ákos has 20+ years’ experience in business development, sales, management and technology transfer.
References:
Hungarian Battery Strategy: contribution to the work of the EIT InnoEnergy team as expert and local client relations (2020-2021)
Development of the energy innovation ecosystem in Hungary with a focus on strong corporate relations since 2017
Supporting research to deliver values to industry, and experience in building strategic partnerships with industry:
C-level leader previously at Bay Zoltán Research Institute, responsible for business development, corporate relations and innovation
Trainer of entrepreneurship development in various programmes like EIT Jumpstarter, Primer by EIT InnoEnergy, Health Venture Lab: specialization in value proposition and strategic partnerships to bring innovations to the market in a shorter time and with less investor risk (since 2015)
Project leader of curriculum development of EIT Jumpstarter (2019), topic owner of go-to-market, value proposition and B2B sales
EU Funding related experience
EIC Accelerator Business coach – working in international environment – 20+ projects in various countries (since 2014)