Watch video: Europe’s biggest energy start-up competition Estonian Finals coming soon!

17.10.2017

Europe’s biggest energy start-up competition PowerUp! 2017 Estonian Finals will take place on the 31st of October at SEB Innovation Centre! 

The winner of the Estonian Finals will get the invitation to the Final Gala in Budapest in November, where start-ups and energy industry entrepreneurs from 23 countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are invited to take part. Winners will receive financial prizes (up to €20 000 in cash) as well access to a prestigious accelerator called Highway® by InnoEnergy (investment up to €150 000), transforming ideas and projects into a market reality.

The aim of the third edition of the competition is to select and accelerate the best CEE start-ups working on sustainable energy. The focus areas are: Clean Coal and Gas Tehnology, Energy Storage, Energy Efficiency, Nuclear Instrumentation, Renewable energies, Smart and Efficient Buildings and Cities, Smart Electric Grid, Energy from Chemical Fuels.

The competition offers young entrepreneurs access to knowledge and large support in the area of developing and protecting a product, entry on the market, team-building or access to seed funding. It also enables permanent access to 150 biggest partners operating in the power industry, simplifying fast entry onto the global market.

InnoEnergy is the innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe and is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, who is organizing the Estonian Final, is the partner of InnoEnergy since 2015. The common goals are supporting development, sustainability and seed funding of innovative companies in Estonian energy sector.

Find PowerUp! 2017 Estonian Finals agenda, speakers and more information about the top teams at the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/109329303112816