Come and show-off your novel talent at GPD!

Step Change is an event dedicated to showcasing new ventures in the glass industry, within the larger forum that is GPD.

The event has now been held two-times (in 2017 and 2019) and will return again in 2021.


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Step Change Participants 2019
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Step change was great way of presenting the Brite  technologies to the attendees of the 2017 GPD.  It allowed me to get in front of companies that would be difficult or impossible to approach in a more traditional manner. The Step Change participation has led to many active relationships which will certainly speed up the market acceptance of the Brite glass products. If you are entering the glass business, you have to attend GPD, and if you are bringing a new glass product or application into the glass market, you need to participate in the next Step Change program. – Rick Orlando, Brite Solar Inc. Winner of the Step Change Pitching competition


Step Change was a unique chance to present our patented technologies to the leading players in the glass industry. The event was so promising that after the first day our CEO Paul Brettschuh decided to join the event as well. Winning the 3rd place in the GPD Step Change pitching contest in Tampere, which created lots of positive attention for our technology within the glass-industry and its surrounding companies and manufacturers is a confirmation for us that we are moving in the right direction. – Claus Steinau, LightGlass Technology GmbH 3rd place in the Step Change Pitching competition


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