Get in the Ring and EIT InnoEnergy are looking for startups and scaleups with solutions in the energy sector accelerating the transition to clean and sustainable energy. InnoEnergy’s goal is to help startups and scaleups shorten the time to market, scale globally, and to offer them tailored programs for success.

 

InnoEnergy specializes in sustainable energy, working in innovation and business creation with startups, scaleups, researchers, and universities. InnoEnergy is part of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), an independent body of the European Union. By offering their expertise and a tailored acceleration program, InnoEnergy is aiming to provide participants with support to meet their growth goals, such as scaling and funding, and to create long-term business with a global vision.

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THE CHALLENGE

EIT InnoEnergy is looking for startups and scaleups with applications in one of the following areas:

Energy for transport and mobility

Energy storage

Renewable energy

Smart and efficient buildings and cities

Energy efficiency

Circular economy

Smart electric grid

Nuclear instrumentation

Any other sustainable energy innovation

WHATS IN IT FOR YOU

  • €100K cash prize for the winner

  • 15 best startups and scaleups will win a place in the business creation program, to help them bring their innovation to the market or scaleup with InnoEnergy

  • Access to R&D infrastructure

  • Enhancements, development, and pilots

  • Pre-seed and seed funding, opportunities, VCs, business angels, and public funding

  • Support for intellectual property protection

  • Analysis of your product’s potential, competitors, and patent chances

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA

  • Have maximum time to market of 2 years

  • Be willing to commit to a long-term relationship with InnoEnergy

  • Have a scalable solution accelerating the transition to clean and sustainable energy

  • Have a company registered in Europe

 

 

TIMELINE

DECEMBER 19TH

APPLICATION DEADLINE


The deadline for the application is at midnight on December 19th (UTC+1)
24TH JANUARY

END OF FIRST ASSESSMENT ROUND


InnoEnergy will announce which companies will be invited to the assessment
committee in Amsterdam.
EARLY APRIL 2020

ASSESSMENT COMMITTE


Top 40-60 companies will be invited to attend a selection day in Amsterdam.
MAY 2020

PITCHING FINALS EVENT


The top 20 finalists will pitch in the final event in May 2020 in Barcelona.
8 days left
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