Ideas call for ClimateLaunchpad competition
You have a green business idea and want to take it to the next level? Perfect, you should enter Climate Launchpad. Don't worry if you don't have a business plan just yet or if your idea is still on the back of a napkin. You are most welcome to join.

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Priority areas:
  • Renewable energy;
  • Green Buildings;
  • Eco-conscious water management;
  • Waste management;
  • Sustainable transport;
  • Eco-conscious land management;
  • Other ways of climate change mitigation.
What we offer:
  • Intensive coaching sessions: 2-day business Boot Camp with a special coach from СlimateLaunchpad and follow-up sessions;
  • The University Campus can serve as a testing platform depending on the project;
  • Top-2 ideas at the National Final will get a free tour to the Grand Final;
  • Top-10 ideas at the Grand Final gain access to EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator with financial support up to € 95 000;
  • Last but not least: the overall winner of the Global Grand Final receives € 10,000, the runner up gets € 5,000 and the idea that comes in third place wins € 2,500.*
Selection criteria for the competition:
  • You have not started your business or your business is not more than one year old;
  • For the development of your business idea, less than 200 000 euros were involved in the total amount of financing (venture financing for the project should not be received earlier);
  • Business idea should not violate the intellectual property rights of third parties.
Competition timeline:
  • January 20 - March 15: Call for applications;
    April: BootCamp;
  • May: Follow-up sessions;
  • June: National Final;
  • Submission deadline: March 15, 2020.
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Innovation cluster of Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan city, 53, Kabanbay batyr Ave.
Tel: +7(7172)70 66 43, 92 99