You have an innovative business idea for the future of the cities, waste, resources or quality of our lives?
Or you want to be amongst the first professionals in the field of systemic innovation?
Cleantech Bulgaria launches 4 programs aimed at Bulgarians who have the potential and the energy to change the world.
The initiatives are carried out in partnership with the largest communities of the European Union for Climate Innovation and Sustainable Energy – Climate-KIC and InnoEnergy, Pioneers into practice: The EU’s only professional mobilityprogram in the systemic innovations area.
The initiative targets both ambitious young professionals who want to learn and apply innovative sustainable development models, as well as potential host organizations that want to implement innovative solutions in their business. The participants are distributed to different organizations from 9 European countries for a period of 4 to 6 weeks between September and October 2018.
Until 15 April, you can apply for the program as a young professional or a host organization at: https://pioneers.climate-kic.org/
PowerUp! by InnoEnergy:
This year's largest clean-energy start-up competition in the EU is looking for solutions in four major areas: energy, mobility, cybersecurity, and improving air quality.
The competition is organized for the fourth consecutive year and targets participants from Central and Eastern Europe. It gives the opportunity for business development and reaching a global market.
In addition to the awards reaching up to € 20 000, the winners will have the opportunity to join the InnoEnergy Highway® accelerator. The program offers funding of € 150 000 and support for business solutions development, team building, access to international partners, clients and sources of external financing.
You can apply for PowerUp! at http://www.powerup.innoenergy.com/ by 15 April 2018.
The Largest Race for Start-up Green Business Ideas in the World.
ClimateLaunchpad (CLP) brings together entrepreneurs innovators from 36 countries around the world, with Bulgaria with no exception.
TOP 3 Bulgarian teams will present our country to the international final in Scotland at the end of 2018 to compete for a € 10 000 cash prize and direct access to the only acceleration program for Climate-KIC Accelerator.
If your decision deserves to be ranked among the top three, apply for the competition until April 30, 2018 at: https://climatelaunchpad.org/
Climate-KIC Accelerator Bulgaria – for third consecutive year is the only European program for seed financing and accelerated validation of business solutions for sustainable business and clean technologies - Climate-KIC Accelerator Bulgaria opens its doors, with opportunities in 2018 being bigger and plans even more ambitious.
This year, the program supports business projects in two phases:
The participants must have formed team, a proven idea and a business model, as successful candidates will receive 6-month intensive training, mentoring and funding up to 25 000 euros per team.
Goal: Reaching first customers
For this phase, applicants have to prove and make first sales, as the program will provide mentoring and funding up to 45,000 euros per team.
The ultimate goal - to expand business and attract investment.
Those wishing to apply for Climate-KIC Accelerator Bulgaria may do so by 3 April at http://www.climate-kic.org/ris/accelerator
The cooperative programs of Cleantech Bulgaria, Climate-KIC and InnoEnergy have supported over 3000 start-up companies across Europe, making our emerging community one of the largest in the world.
Take advantage of the opportunities presented and unleash your potential for success.