We will increase your positive impact

Are you addressing the ca​​uses or impacts of climate change and environmental issues? We can provide you with international support. Join the acceleration and get a mentor, professional advice, international contacts, and a chance for a direct financial contribution.

Registration open!

Call opening (all stages): 16th February 2022
Call closing (all stages): 29th July 2022

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What will you get?

You will participate in various activities designed to help you advance your business and take your next big step. As a part of an international consortium, you will experience cross-border cooperation and get to exchange resources, contacts, and know-how. In addition, individual support for business leaders is an important part of the program.

Strong network

You will boost your contact list with interesting projects, representatives of successful companies and new partners from local and international environments.

Consulting with experts

Our experts can help you with financing, marketing, or any issues you might need to solve.

Workshops

We will help you develop your basic entrepreneurship skills and broaden your vision.

Matchmaking with investors

We will introduce you to local as well as international investors who can bring along finances to your project.

Individual mentoring

During Stage 2 you will be guided by a chosen experienced mentor who will help you get on the right course and stay on it.

Certainty of partnership

In Stage 2 you will be negotiating Service for equity agreement with our partner Climate-KIC and receive additional support and services.

What the participants say

Three stages

Stage #1

Stage 1 is suitable for early-stage Startups to define and develop their specific unique selling proposition and business model.
  • Focus on business fundamentals
  • Workshops focusing on developing a comprehensive business case
  • 1:1 sessions with diverse experts
  • Mastermind Sessions to discuss topics related to your project
  • Global network creation
  • Community building
  • Climate impact assessment workshop
  • Grant up to 4 000 EUR

Stage #2

Stage 2 is designed for developed projects. It is focused on detailed topics of marketing, finance, sustainability and more.
  • Climate Impact assessment & validation
  • International pitching and networking
  • Master Mind session
  • Individual mentoring
  • Climate impact assessment workshop
  • Certainty of partnership (SAFE agreement)
  • Grant up to: 20 000 EUR
    possible further investment up to 50 000 EUR

Stage #3

In Stage 3 preparation for investment attraction, scaling, and building collaborations are the key pillars.
  
  • Thematic sessions on business development
  • Meetings with different industry mentors
  • Climate Impact assessment & validation
  • Networking and collaboration
  • Insight into further investment opportunities
  • Targeted support from Venture Manager
  • Funding: no grant, but qualitative program content aimed for investment attraction

Entry criteria

Stage #1 Stage #2 Stage #3
Innovativeness
Team
Climate Benefit
Scalability
Programme fit
English Proficiency
Long term perspective
Feasibility
Investment Readiness

What projects are we looking for?

ClimAcclerator is designed for companies, startups, university projects, non-profit organizations, associations, local governments, and spinoffs. In other words, for any legal entity. You must meet the following criteria.

Positive impact on the climate

you deal with water savings, climate education, zero waste, green technologies or similar

A working team and a solution

you are a start-up project that is ready to develop and scale in the future

No problem with English

you have a functioning team of at least 3 people, and you can communicate in  English.

How much?

Thanks to our partners, we can offer you our acceleration support for a fraction of the actual price.

The total price for the participation differs per country. Please check the local websites for more information. The fee is paid only by projects that will be chosen to continue to the acceleration stage itself. Bootcamp and introductory workshops are free.

Any questions?

Write to [email protected] or contact your regional manager. 

Czech Republic
Kateřina Lorencová
+420 737 101 391
[email protected]

Greece
Elena Kalimeri
+30 210 321 0146
[email protected]

Serbia
Giulia Berti
+381 621 630 621
[email protected]

Slovenia
+386 41 298 582
[email protected]

Are you interested?

Leave us your contact details and we will inform you about important moments – about the upcoming finals or about the the start of the acceleration next year.

Open call updates

Stage 1 Open Call History
Czech Republic – from the 16th of February 2022 with a cut-off date of the 21st of April 2022
Slovenia – from the 16th of February 2022 with a cut-off date of the 18th of April 2022
Greece – from the 16th of February 2022 with a cut-off date of the 18th of April 2022
Serbia – from the 16th of February 2022 with a cut-off date of the 18th of April 2022
Croatia – from the 16th of February 2022 with a cut-off date of the 27th of April 2022

Stage 1 Open Call Extension
Registration of start-up applications is prolonged in all the ClimAccelerator Beyond 2022 consortia countries except the Czech Republic (Greece, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia) from the 16th of February 2022 till the 29th of July 2022!

Stages 2 and 3 Open Call
Registration of start-up applications for Stages 2 and 3 is open in all the ClimAccelerator Beyond 2022 consortia countries from the 16th of February 2022 till the 29th of July 2022!