InnoEnergy launches PowerUp! Competition – 19 JUN to 11 SEPT 2017

Competition for sustainable energy innovators!

InnoEnergy, Europe’s largest
sustainable energy accelerator, today launches PowerUp! – the biggest
regional competition for energy start-ups in central and eastern Europe
(CEE). InnoEnergy is offering the opportunity to take part in its
flagship Highway programme, which offers support worth €150k to the most
promising sustainable energy start-ups, along with three cash prizes of
up to €20k.

Successful applicants will take part in unique bootcamp workshops to
hone their ideas and develop skills to accelerate their businesses
towards commercialisation – including professional mentoring and expert
knowledge-sharing programmes. The best start-ups will progress to
national finals where they will pitch their innovative solutions to a
panel of CEE industry, start-up and energy experts.
15 start-ups will advance to the grand finals in Budapest in November
to battle for the top cash prize of €20k and the opportunity to join
InnoEnergy’s exclusive Highway programme. The Highway is a unique
accelerator programme worth up for €150k for early stage start-ups with a
time to market of less than two years.

Jakub Miller, CEO of InnoEnergy Poland Plus, says: “CEE has huge
innovation potential and we’re on a mission to realise that. We want to
find the biggest, best and brightest innovations that can make Europe’s
sustainable energy future a reality. By offering them bootcamp
workshops, professional mentoring, and business and financial support we
hope to empower these companies to make a real difference to CEE’s

The competition is open until the 11th of September and is available for start-ups working in one of InnoEnergy’s eight areas of focus:

·   Renewable energy ·   Smart electric grid
·   Electricity storage ·   Smart and efficient building and cities
·   Energy efficiency ·   Clean coal technologies
·   Energy from chemicals fuels ·   Sustainable nuclear and renewable convergence

To find out more and apply, visit

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