PowerUp!2020 is the challenge for start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs from Central and Eastern Europe whose products in the fields of energy, smart technologies, mobility are solving today's problems with tomorrow's technology.
The competition is organized by EIT InnoEnergy and the Greek part of the competition is implemented by KiNNO, the HUB of EIT InnoEnergy in Greece and in Cyprus.
Areas where solutions are particularly important and sought after are:
but the challenge is open for all ideas outside of the box.
The best entrepreneurs will be invited to InnoEnergy programmes with multi-million Euro investment and wide support including:
- Development of team skills and competences
- Access to invaluable expertise and R&D facilities
- Development and commercialisation of products
- Internationalisation, business development and market expansion
- Access to European VCs, business angles and InnoEnergy funds
Exclusively for the eligible start-ups, InnoEnergy is holding a competition within the Challenge, with financial prizes up to 65.000€ and the title Start-up of the Year.
The deadline for the applications is the 5th of March 2020!
You can submit your application here: https://powerup.innoenergy.com/apply
Selected teams will be invited to participate in the 2-day preparatory weekend bootcamp on April 4th and 5th at KiNNO premises.
During this bootcamp every team will work closely with experienced coaches and mentors on their business case and prepare their pitch.
Country Final - Greece
The PowerUp!2020 country final in Greece will take place on the 7th of April 2020 and more details will be announced shortly,
Finalists will be able to present their ideas in front of the jury of the competition and the audience and the top team selected will be invited to take part in the Grand Final in Krakow on the 3rd of June 2020, which will take place within the Impact’20.
For more information about the competition check the link below:
and you can contact Mrs. Victoria Katsarou by phone or by email.
Tel: 0030 210 68 38 950