Updated Nov 26, 2019CLOSED

SET Award 2020: Call for applications for top innovators in the energy transition

Offered by German Energy Agency as part of World Energy Council and Start Up Energy Transition

The international ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ (SET) initiative invites young and innovative companies around the world to apply for the SET Award 2020 and present their business ideas regarding one of the following categories:
Digital Energy Systems
Energy Efficiency Solutions
Smart Mobility
Quality Access & SDG-7
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CLOSEDJan 15, 2020Deadline
From €1,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionAfrica, Asia and Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, Middle East and North Africa and Low and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasEnergy
National and international companies that contribute to the success of the energy transition with their products can apply for the ‘Start Up Energy Transition Award’ (‘SET Award’).
The company must have been founded no more than 10 years beforehand. The object of the application must be an already implemented project, manufactured product, or existing prototype. It is not possible to apply with just an idea for which no concrete steps have been taken. The founding of a company and the development of a business plan are not sufficient in and of themselves. Participation in other start-up initiatives or competitions is possible.

Application Directions

The application documents must be submitted via an online tool in English.


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