ClimateLaunchpad 2020 has turned into a 100% online program!

Important Covid-19 Update from the ClimateLaunchpad Central Team:
As you all know, there is global uncertainty with regards to COVID-19. The well-being of our global CLP family and participants is our priority. We are working hard to ensure CLP20 runs as smoothly as possible given these parameters. In saying this, applying to ClimateLaunchpad is still possible. Keep in mind however, due to altering regulations across the globe, the dates and the format of the programme may be impacted. Stay healthy, take care of yourself and your loved ones!

If you have any questions about this, please contact us!


The Application Deadline has been extended: You can apply until April 17, 2020!

You can apply here:

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Most Important Dates 2020

Virtual Boot Camp : 
May 6th, 2020:                 13:30 – 18:00 CEST
May 7th and 8th, 2020:   09:00 – 13:00 CEST

Virtual National Final: June 26th, 2020

Grand Final: tba

Contact Person:

Lukas Blumer, National Lead ClimateLaunchpad Switzerland, E-Mail, 061 271 80 45

CLP 2019: swiss startup wins 3rd place

Out of a record number of 2,601 applications from 53 countries from all over the world, Swiss startup Enerdrape (who won first place at the National Final in Basel this year) achieved 3rd place at the Global Grand Final in Amsterdam in November 2019. 

CONGRATULATIONS to co-founder Margaux Peltier!

And also congrats again to Ponera: The Swiss startup was one of 130 startups who pitchted their green business ideas to the jury at the Grand Final. Ponera had won 2nd place at the Swiss National Final 2019. 

Margaux Peltier, co-founder of Enerdrape, together with the Swiss delegation at the Grand Final 2019

CLP 2018: All three swiss teams among winners

Out of a record number of 1,500 applications from 44 countries,
all three startups from Switzerland were among the winners at the ClimateLaunchpad Grand Final 2018! 

FenX: Theme Award “Circular Economy”
(National Final: 1st place)

Bloom: Top 10
(National Final: 2nd place)

Swiss Vault: Top 10
(National Final: 3rd place)

Congratulations to all of you!

The ClimateLaunchpad 2018 winners at the Grand Final in Edinburgh, Scotland


Over 1,000 startups from 35 countries participated in the competition in 2017 and out of 105 finalists, the Swiss startup MeduSoil won 2nd place at the Grand Final in Cyprus!

At the National Final 2017, the following startups won:

1st Place: MeduSoil – Dimitrios Terzis and Dr. Melis Sütman

2nd Place: NeoCarbons – Jean-Louis Roux Dit Buission and Thomas Gees

3rd Place: Innovopolis Waste Solutions – Alexandros and Petros Timotheou

Melis Sütman (left) and Dimitrios Terzis from MeduSoil with National Lead Marilen Dürr at the Grand Final 2017 in Cyprus.