Apply To PowerUp! By April 19 For Up To €30.000 & An Opportunity To Change The World Of Energy!

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PowerUp! by InnoEnergy supports CEE startups with solutions in mobility, energy, cybersecurity, smart city, and cleantech. The competition awards winners with up to €30.000 in cash and the unique opportunity to participate in the InnoEnergy Highway® accelerator with access to up to €150.000 in investment.

The largest competition for startups from the cleantech sector in Central and Eastern Europe encourages startups to join their quest to change in the energy sector. As PowerUp!’s organizer InnoEnergy points out, mobility, cyber security, and energy storage solutions are particularly sought after on the energy market. The range of interest includes technologies that allow for a reduction of emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere and those which combat smog.

PowerUp! Your Business

PowerUp! creates a great opportunity for business development and establishing a presence on the international market. As Jakub Miler, the CEO of InnoEnergy Central Europe, explains, the competition’s business-oriented approach supports startups in meeting future investors and business partners: “We are trying to point out solutions and open doors – InnoEnergy is a leading cleantech accelerator, the success of which is a result of the fact that in addition to money, we also invest our knowledge and contacts. We are managing the largest innovation ecosystem in the world which is comprised of more than 320 members. They include leading power companies in Europe, academic and research centers, cities and regions. Our shareholders include such companies as Schneider Electric, EDF, AGH, RAFAKO or Tauron”.

Up To €30.000 & The Chance To Participate In Highway®

In addition to financial prizes, the winners of the competition may look forward to a chance to participate in the renowned Highway® program which converts ideas and designs into market reality. It offers entrepreneurs and their startups financing up to an amount of €150.000 and wide-ranging support in the fields of product development and protection, team building, access to international customers and external financing sources.

If you have an innovative solution and prototype in the mobility, energy, cybersecurity, smart city, or cleantech sector, apply to PowerUp! until April 19.

The Grand Finale of the PowerUp! competition in Prague, Czech Republic, and at least 15 country-wide finals will be preceded by two-days Bootcamps. These unique workshops with the best European business mentors provide the opportunity to verify business models and polish the presentation skills of the participants.

 

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