ClimateLaunchpad: The Green Business Ideas Competition has been launched to unlock the world’s cleantech potential, they support start-ups that address climate change and shape the world’s next economy.
It is the world’s largest green business ideas competition. Innovation and invention can lead the way to a clean future. That’s why they create a stage for the people who have great cleantech ideas and help them develop those ideas into startups making global impact. ClimateLaunchpad is part of the Entrepreneurship offerings of Climate-KIC.
The ClimateLaunchpad programme gets you all the knowledge and skills to build a successful start-up. The competition consists of four stages:
Step 1 - Boot Camp;
Step 2 - Intensive coaching and National Finals;
Step 3 - Regional Finals;
Step 4 - Global Grand Final.
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Enter ClimateLaunchpad if you want to know how to navigate the cleantech field, want hands-on business advice while developing your business plan and become a pro in presenting your proposition to investors and prospective customers. This and more you will learn during the ClimateLaunchpad trajectory.
1. Anyone with a promising cleantech idea, being a start-up, SME, researcher, student, public organisation, consultant, engineering company, a combination of these or anyone else.
2. You can only enter if:
a) you have not yet started a business or your company has been incorporated for less than a year (definition: your legal entity does not exist for more than 1 year);
b) you have attracted less than € 200.000 in investment (definition: no funding as a venture. Funding as a student is not counted);
c) you have not yet sold products, solutions or prototypes on commercial terms.
3. You can only enter in your own (eligible) country.
National Finalists are awarded prizes in-kind to be determined and organized by the National Partner Organisation.
The overall winners of the Global Grand Final are awarded prizes to be determined by the Central ClimateLaunchpad team.
The prizes are personal to the winners and not transferable.
The winners are responsible for the payment of any taxes and charges on any prizes.
Eligible countries / respective deadlines (from April-June 2021): check the Competition Calendar at https://climatelaunchpad.org/competition-calendar/
For more information, please visit https://climatelaunchpad.org/competition/