Ukrainian startups which develop environmentally friendly projects can apply to the ClimateLaunchpad world’s largest “green” business ideas competition until June 20, 2022.
The ClimateLaunchpad in Ukraine has started for the seventh year in a row! Ukrainian teams will compete with startups from 53 countries in such areas as:
- Sustainable Mobility — business ideas that catalyse the shift toward clean-energy mobility models
- Circular Economies — projects that are regenerative by design and benefit businesses, society, and the environment.
- Urban Solutions that transform urban environments into decarbonised beacons.
- Clean Energy — ideas around storage, smart power grids, integrating energy sources, carbon capture, CO2 mitigation and efficient energy use.
- Food Systems — start-ups pioneering the global transition to climate-smart food production
- Adaptation & Resilience focuses on ideas that provide products or services that build agility, response readiness, and climate resilience.
- Blue Economy — ideas that benefit the economy and society without compromising the environmental sustainability of oceans and coastal areas (like tourism, shipping, energy and mineral production, fishing & aquaculture).
- The Next Big Thing is a game-changing technology, promising innovations with the potential to create a massive impact on a global scale.
The participants of the national selection will train in a multi-day intensive Boot Camp to prepare for the National Final. The winners of the Ukrainian National final will pitch their ideas at the Regional and Global Finals. The best ideas presented at the Global Final will receive a cash prize of up to 10,000 euros! The TOP 16 teams of the Semi-Finals will automatically get direct access to the ClimateLaunchpad Accelerator. However, the biggest prize is a bunch of newly acquired skills & knowledge and networking opportunities to get your business thriving. And, of course, infinite glory!
Hurry up! The call for application is open until June 20, 2022!
ClimateLaunchpad is organized by the European Climate Innovation Initiative Climate-KIC with the support of the EU. Since 2016, greencubator has been conducting a national competition selection in Ukraine.
- Come Back Alive is one of the largest charitable foundations that supports Ukrainian soldiers, founded by the IT specialist Vitaliy Deynega. The organization collected more than 210 million UAH (more than $7M) in 2014. According to Na chasi, the Patreon page Come Back Alive is in the top ten projects by the number of financial donations.
- MacPaw Development Fund
- Army SOS, which develops drones;
- Everybody Can, an organization that supports internally displaced people;
- Help on the Ministry of Defense website.