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2020 Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award - Call for applications for top innovators in the energy transition

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 10, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 14, 2020
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International ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ (SET) image

The award is an initiative of the German Energy Agency (dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council. The event in Stockholm was organised in cooperation with the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the Swedish Energy Agency (Energimyndigheten). In the current round, the award is supported by the partner country Sweden and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

a) National and international companies that contribute to the success of the energy transition with their products can apply;
b) The start-up´s date of foundation cannot exceed 2009;
c) The application, including any attached documents, must be in English;
d) The start-up must be able to present a functioning prototype.

Applications can be submitted in five different categories:
1) Renewable Energies & Materials;
2) Digital Energy Systems;
3) Energy Efficiency Solutions;
4) Smart Mobility;
5) Special Prize: Quality Access & SDG-7.

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The applicant organization must be able to present a legal framework, proof of concept or a client, and/or an industrial/corporate/institutional partner.

Applications are welcome until to 15 January 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 10
Jan 10

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Jan 11
Jan 11

Thanks, Ana.