ClimateLaunchpad, an initiative of Climate-KIC, is the most important initiative of the European Union for the development of innovations within the climate area. We are looking for the best green business ideas – no matter if it is a sustainable solution for energy, water, waste, transport, behavioral change or an urban development. The ClimateLaunchpad competition is here for professional assistance. The three best business ideas will be awarded at the Swiss Final with prizes totalling CHF 26,500 and will take part in the international final in Cyprus.
1st place: Material prize worth CHF 4,000 / Startup Academy Incubator Program worth CHF 6,000
2nd place: Material prize worth CHF 2,500 / Startup Academy Incubator Program worth CHF 3,000
3rd place: Material prize worth CHF 1,500 / Startup Academy Incubator Program worth CHF 2,000
1st – 3rd: Travel and accommodation costs to the international final in Cyprus worth CHF 2,500 each
You can register at the following link.
For further information, see the FAQs.
Most important dates
4th June 2017 - Application deadline for all Swiss business ideas
29th and 30th June 2017 - Official Kick-off in Basel with the ClimateLaunchpad 2-day Bootcamp
1st September 2017 - Swiss Final in Basel
17th and 18th October 2017 in Limassol, Cyprus – international Semi-Final and Grand Final
Marilen Dürr, National Lead ClimateLaunchpad Switzerland, E-Mail, 061 271 80 45
Swiss National Final 2016 rocked!
The National Final in Switzerland is already history and it has been an amazing event with fantastic participants!
Karin Ammon, Executive Director ProClim
Florence Brenzikofer, Member of the Parliament, Kanton Basel-Landschaft
Renato Galli, Program Manager, Climate-KIC Alpine
Hannes Gassert, Co-Founder Liip, Partner www.wemakeit.com
Michiel Hamberg, Mentor Startup Academy
Patrik Janovjak, Sustainable Investment Centre BLKB
Joel Mayer, New media Manager at Mibelle Group
Steve Rocco, Business Angel, Mentor Startup Academy
Patrick Scheuerer, Co-Founder Xpreneurs
Carina Teichmann, Mentor Startup Academy, CLP Jury lead Switzerland
...had a very demanding task. However, the following decision was made:
Rank 3: Energy from your balcony (ERNIE) - Guntram Henze & Manquel Tejeda
Rank 2: Solar Twister - Marcelo Ymbern & Juan Mullerat
Rank 1: Smart Home Technology - Felix Adamczyk & Team
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