KICk-off Competition

Energetic ideas and powerful support - that’s what makes KIC InnoEnergy’s KICkoff Competition worth your time! We are the biggest business idea challenge in CEE countries aimed at sustainable energy development.
We foster the innovation, power up inventive dynamism and promote entrepreneurship among creative people by driving them to create lucrative businesses that change the world.
If you are an early stage start-up or entrepreneur with an innovative idea in the sustainable energy field and have willingness to spread it worldwide - we are the best place to KICk-off your business!
Deadlines
This year young CEE pioneers of the sustainable energy solutions will be invited to Warsaw on September 20th. The final pitching sessions in PinUp Studio will result in picking the best three teams to be awarded with money prizes, high-level mentoring, business model evaluation and a chance to enter the KIC InnoEnergy Highway® accelerator with access to support and investment of up to €150 000.
World needs new solutions for the sustainable energy, and passionate entrepreneurs have the power to create them. If you have business idea regarding the field - we challenge you to take part in our international KICkoff Competition 2016!
What to win
September 20th, Warsaw, PinUp Studio - remember the date and book your stay in the Polish capital as the Final of KICkoff Competition is coming soon!
The finals of European competition KICkoff, dedicated to startups in the market for renewable energy, will take place on 20th September in Warsaw. 14 winning teams chosen during the semi-finals in Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Croatia, Bulgaria and Greece will arrive to the capital of Poland to fight for a funding and a chance to join the acceleration program KIC InnoEnergy Highway.
The final gala is also an opportunity to meet the leading players in the energy market in one place. The speakers list includes: Jason Saltzman, American entrepreneur, creator of Alley NYC, and Paul Papadimitriou, world-renowned expert in new technology and founder of Intelligencr, among others.
Among 250 attendees of the event there are startupers, investors, mentors, representatives of leading energy companies, and journalists interested in the subject.
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