Call for Applications: ClimaTech Run 2022 for Tech Startups ($100,000 Grand Prize)


ClimaTech Run is a global multi-stage programme for tech entrepreneurs and digital artists who share a collective passion for sustainability and a better future for all.

The goal of this program is to form a collaboration with innovators in building a global ecosystem that sparks inspiration and innovation in climate action.

Who can apply? 

Individuals that have innovative tech-based solutions for a sustainable environment in food security, renewable energy, agriculture, water management, urban sustainability, and transportation or any new application of ICT in climate action.

Selection Criteria for Startups

✓ Innovation: The solution should be innovative, and has a deep and novel technological aspect.

✓ Team & Skills: The startup should have a solid team with diverse experience and knowledge and gender balance.

✓ Feasibility: The startup will be assessed on its business model, value proposition, competitiveness and scalability.

✓ Clarity: The ideas should be presented and approached in a clear manner.

✓ Impact: The solution should have a socio-economic and environmental impact.

✓ Investment: The startup should have a clear business and financial plan with indicative sources of funds and key investment risks and trajectories.

Eligibility Criteria for Tech Startups

✓ Registered Startup operating for 2 years

✓ Team of at least 2 members, with member’s average under 40

✓ Sustainably driven & innovative business supported by an emerging technology

✓ Team has good communication skills and can present their startup in English

✓ Not a spin-off or subsidiary of an existing company

✓ Has a functional prototype or MVP (minimum viable product)

✓ Team has good communication skills and can present their startup in English


✓ Grand Prize of $100,000

✓ Pitch your idea at COP27

✓ Be Part of the ClimaTech Global Network Programme

Deadline: September 22, 2022

Click here to apply


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