Why to apply
Winners will receive financial prizes as well access to a prestigious accelerator called Highway® by InnoEnergy, transforming ideas and projects into a market reality. It offers young entrepreneurs access to knowledge and large support in the area of developing and protecting a product, entry on the market, team-building or access to seed funding. It also enables permanent access to 150 biggest partners operating in the power industry, simplifying fast entry onto the global maker.
Who can apply?
PowerUp! is the competition for energy start-ups, where you can win prizes up to €20.000 in cash and €150.000 investment!
Bulgaria, Albania, Croatia, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Estonia, Macedonia, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Latvia, Serbia, Lithuania, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania
- Have a new product or service
- Time to market max. 2 years
- Dedicated team
- Secured IP
… and you have an ambitious plan to become a global company – apply to PowerUp!
How does it work?
To take part in the competition, you have to submit a project that regards sustainable energy, create a team, have the prototype and fill out the form on the competition site.
Complete the form on the Comeptition website till the 11st of September. Please note – the form and any information submitted are required to be in English.
Participants qualified for the second stage of the Contest take part in workshops. Get skills to boost your business during workshops and business coaching! The Jury selects Participants who present their skills and business creations during National Finals.
Workshops and presentation according to similar rules as the previous stage. Improve your skills during Final Gala in Budapest! Meet inspiring coaches and mentors from leading energy companies! Meet others startups from over CEE: together we can change the future of sustainable energy.
Project website: http://powerup.innoenergy.com/en/challenge/powerup-competition-2017
Participants guide: http://powerup.innoenergy.com/en/page/powerup-2017-competition-regulations-en
Budget: 150.000 Euro
Project initiator: InnoEnergy