Ready, set, go: ClimarteLaunchpad 2020 is on!

The next edition of the world’s biggest clean-tech ideas competition has started. Entrepreneurs from over 55 countries can now send in their applications.

You have a green idea and want to turn it into a successful start-up? Then this competition is perfect for you. Become part of the green wave and reach your goals with the large network, the knowledge and skills that you’ll get access to through ClimateLaunchpad.

Apply now using the button on the right!
We’re very much looking forward to hearing all about your idea and getting to know you.

Registration period Switzerland: Monday, 13th of January – Sunday, 22nd of March 2020.

You can apply here:

For further information, see the FAQs.

Most Important Dates 2020

2-day Boot Camp in Basel: May 7th and 8th, 2020

National Final in Basel: June 26th, 2020

Grand Final: tba

Contact Persons:

Catherine Riesen, Communications Manager CLP Switzerland, E-Mail, 061 271 80 45

Marilen Dürr, 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.