Athens, PowerUp! 2017 Europe's biggest energy start-up competition is now open!

Access to mentoring and substantial support from leading energy companies – these priceless benefits are proposed to participants of PowerUp! by InnoEnergy. It`s the third edition of the Competition (first time under the new name, previous name: KICkoff) for start-ups and energy industry entrepreneurs from 23 countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The aim of the Competition is to select and accelerate the best CEE start-ups working on the sustainable energy.

Participants acquire skills to boost their businesses during workshops and business coaching with leading energy companies and improve their skills during Final Gala in Budapest in November. The best ideas receive financial prizes and an offer to join the InnoEnergy Highway®, where they will get access to support and investment up to €150.000 .

  • Application: 19th of June – 11th of September 2017
  • Regional Bootcamps: October 2017
  • Regional Finals: October 2017
  • Final`s Bootcamps: November 2017
  • The Grand Final: Budapest November 2017

To Apply visit the website:

The competition is supported by KiNNO Consultants Ltd, the HUB of InnoEnergy in Greece and Cyprus. For more information about the PowerUp! competition you can click here or contact Yiannis Geragotellis and Paris Rallis by phone or by email.

Tel: 2106838950.

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Funding Opportunities

Available funding opportunities:

ERC - Proof of Concept

Horizon2020 - SME Instrument

Innovation Highway®

For more information about deadlines visit the Calendar.

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