Deadline: August 15, 2021 00:00 CEST
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Eligibility: This program is dedicated to the non-incorporated teams and startups (no older than five years since incorporation). The program is open to a team of at least two people working on a project. The project must be focusing on a new technology or service with high potential for both commercial viability and climate impact. You can apply if you are a resident or if your startup is established in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania or Slovakia. You can apply as a natural person. If you get accepted to the program, you have to register a legal entity in order to receive the grant money.
Baltics & Slovakia ClimAccelerator 2021
If you work for a startup involved in the fight against climate change, ClimAccelerator has what you need to take your venture to the next level.
Baltics & Slovakia ClimAccelerator program is delivered by cleantech experts and tailored to support startups in the region.
#ClimAccelerator helps you scale your solution and take your venture globally, attracting potential investors and vastly expanding your reach.
How does the ClimAccelerator work
The program is composed of three stages:
- Stage #1: Focusing on local ecosystems
The first stage will run in parallel across all four countries and will focus on business fundamentals and testing the business model. Local coaches will provide one-on-one meetings and Q&A sessions.
Funding: EUR 4k.
- Stage #2: Embracing collaboration
In this stage participants will develop and validate sustainable business models with real-life customers, plan the development of their products/services, learn the essentials of finance, sales, marketing.
Funding: EUR 10k.
- Stage #3: Accessing finance
In this stage teams will participate in the joint workshop on investment strategies, receive local mentoring and finally pitch for the investors at the international “Investors day” event.
Benefits for the startup
- Hands-on program
- Equity-free investment
- 1:1 mentoring & coaching
- Networking events
- Access to investors
Contributing to a green and sustainable future
Sharing a vision of contributing to a green and sustainable future, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovakia are joining their efforts to boost the development and deal flow of cleantech start-ups.
The partnership brings expertise in green business development, innovation, commercialisation support and is committed to systemic change.
This programme is supported by EIT Climate-KIC, the biggest network of cleantech and sustainability companies and institutions inside the EU.
Interested in applying for the Baltics & Slovakia ClimAccelerator 2021? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.