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Pavegen is an innovative clean-tech company whose technology instantly converts kinetic energy from footsteps into renewable off-grid electricity. Laurence founded Pavegen shortly after graduating in Industrial Design and Technology from Loughborough University in 2009 and the company has now installed over 100 projects in over 30 countries, including partnerships with serial solar entrepreneur Akon, football legend Pelé and global innovator Will.I.Am. Pavegen has also worked with some the world’s largest companies including Shell, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Samsung, Sunglass Hut, Lexus, Schneider Electric, KIA Motors, Formula E and Europe’s largest shopping centre Wes
Having completed 5 TED talks globally and attended trade missions in China and Italy with the British Prime Minister David Cameron, Laurence is well-renowned as a thought leader within technology and entrepreneurship. He was invited to talk at SXSW 2016 on behalf of British and the US governments and has also participated in UN’s +20 Climate Conference, Innovate UK, DMZ 2.0 with Steven Wozniak in South Korea and the All-Energy Australia Conference. Recent awards include: Top 50 Powerlist 2016 by Estates Gazette (#23); UK Bloomberg Business Innovator 2016; Eco Entrepreneur of the Year at the GB Entrepreneur Awards 2015; Best Clean Startup, The Europas Awards 2016.