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PowerUp! Competition Grand Final

Venue: RaM Colosseum, Budapest, Hungary

Date: 22nd November 2017

Info: powerup.innoenergy.com


Global Partners

PowerUp! is a competition for energy start-ups. Energetic ideas and powerful support – that’s what makes PowerUp! worth your time and energy.

The aim of the competition is to select and accelerate the best start-ups from Central Europe working on the sustainable energy. Winners will receive financial prizes as well access to a prestigious accelerator called Highway® by InnoEnergy, transforming ideas and projects into a market reality.

Winners of 12 Regional Finals iwill be invited to the grand final in Budapest 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.


  • 17:30: Registration
  • 18:00: Opening
  • 18:05: Keynote speakers
  • 18:20: Finalists’ pitches
  • 20.00: Keynote speaker Jonas Kjellberg
  • 20:20: Award ceremony
  • 20:40: Networking & Cocktail Party
  • 22:30: After Party


  • Georgie Barrat
    Technology Journalist and Presenter

Keynote speaker:

  • Jonas Kjellberg
    Co-Creator of Skype and Venture Investor


Read more about the finalists