The first eight start-ups in our Accelerator program "Climate-KIC BULGARIA" graduated successfully the first edition of this adventure for entrepreneurs. The team of Cleantech Bulgaria is happy and grateful that they made us part of their professional path and we want to congratulate them for their brilliant performance on their final day!
From the 9th till the 11th of December 2016 in the National Palace of Culture the first annual edition of Ecodesign will be held under the slogan of “Business for the Nature”. The event would involve a three day conference for branch specialists and investors, combined with an exhibition of the products and services in the field of eco-friendly solutions and innovations aiding the sustainable development in manufacturing and construction.
On the third day of the conference promising Bulgarian technologies with an effect on climate would be presented. Cleantech Pret-a-Porte would host the demo day of the first eight teams graduating from the Accelerator “Climate-KIC Bulgaria” for entrepreneurs in the field of clean technologies which is organized by Foundation Cleantech Bulgaria. As a result of special services and training, the foundation provided an intensive coaching for the entrepreneurs. The team of the centre works with business projects in the initial and advanced stage of development.
The second stage of the Accelerator programme was realized in 2016. Eight innovative ideas were chosen from twenty one suggestions in the field of dealing with the challenges of climate change. Startup companies received financial and expert support for the validation of the business model and the attraction of first clients, initial investments for prototyping, access to specialized business fairs, etc.
Each of the finalists of the Accelerator would do a 5 minute pitching session and answer the questions of the business guess from the Green Business Network for 3 minutes.
After the presentations of the StartUp teams a short lunch is planned to take place.
The access to the event is unrestricted and special guests would be business partners, mentors and CEOs of Bulgarian companies.