The program offers you the resources, knowledge, support, and funding necessary to scale your idea and grow it into an international business:
Up to $37K cash injection in accelerated startups
Promotion and visibility in local and international markets
Access to an electronics and hardware Fabrication Lab with technical support
Linkages to the cleantech community and pool of dedicated experts
Bootcamps, training sessions and master classes developing entrepreneurial competencies
Intensive mentoring trajectories with follow-on immersion in Europe
Your clean technology solution should include an innovative process, product, or service that reduces negative environmental impact. You need to be part of a startup or SME at an idea or early stage and your solution should fall under these 5 sectors:
Cleantech in energy (generation, storage, infrastructure, efficiency), energy creation solutions (wind, solar, water, biomass), energy efficiency and optimization, resource management systems, etc.
Cleantech in transportation, innovations in public transportation, solutions to energy-efficient vehicles, the use of big data in transport management, smart car-sharing solutions, improving infrastructures, etc.
Solid Waste Management
Cleantech in solid waste management, source reduction and recycling, disposal capacity and second material market, waste management, and transportation, using the energy content of waste, etc.
Cleantech in agriculture, in incorporating innovative hardware and software, in introducing AI, and IoT to agriculture, etc.
Cleantech in water and wastewater management, in monitoring forecasts and process controls, wastewater treatment, metals removal, etc.
Illustration Photo: Engineering graduate students, from left, Logan Walz, Affan Abbasi and Marvin Suggs set up a prototype corn sensor in a test plot at the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center. (credits: UA System Division of Agriculture photo by Fred Miller / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0))