EIT InnoEnergy, Naturgy, Enagás Emprende, CRH and PRIO are promoting the 6th edition of Cleantech Camp
During March, startups from all over Europe are invited to apply for the programme. Cleantech Camp is dedicating 30,000 euros in prizes and bets in the funding of pilots.
6th Edition Launch
CleantechCamp,theprogrammethat focuses on accelerating the energy transition in Europe,is celebrating this year its 6thedition.Throughout the month of March, startups that are developing projects related to clean energy will be able to submit their applications toenter intoa selection process that will allow up to 15 emerging companies fromdifferent Europeancountries to participate in theprogrammebetween the months of April and July.Theprogrammeis promoted byEIT InnoEnergy,Naturgy,EnagásEmprende, CRHandPRIO,in collaboration withBarcelonaActiva(Local Partner) andBridge the Gap, Osborne & ClarkeandZBMPatents & Trademarks,who contribute with theirknwoledgein different fields,sharing it with the entrepreneurs through the training sessions.
Cash prizes and open innovation
Since its very first edition,Cleantech Campis bettingonfostering open innovation between the promoting companies and the participating startups,with the main goalof generating a knowledge exchange ecosystem.In this way, theprogrammewill award20.000 eurostothe winning projectand5.000 eurostothe second and thirdprizes,thatwill beawaredon September 16.In addition, the selected projects must present a first draft regarding the developmentof a pilot project toNaturgy,EnagásEmprende, CRHandPRIO.The promoting companieswill select a project from the received proposals to work with jointly during theprogramme. At the end of this year’s edition, each company will decideif theygo ahead with the selected pilot and finance its production, with overall economic endowments that can reach up to 120.000 euros.
A consolidated programme in Europe
Cleantech Camp has become throughout these years a reference programme for entrepreneurs from all Europe developing projects related to clean energy.In past editions, around 200 projects applications aspiring to follow the programme have been received.This year, Cleantech Camp aspiresto keep with the ascending line as for the reception of projects, that address solutions related to loT & AI energy, energy efficiency, smart cities, renewable energies, sustainable mobility, Smart Grids or cybersecurity & energy blockchain,and to count with more competitive proposals, capable to become a reality in the market.