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Visionaries and Vanguards: Get ready for the Start Up Energy Transition Award.


Applications open until January 31st, 2017!

Creating a global Community

Start Up Energy Transition is more than just an award. We know there are many initiatives and great ideas out there. We want to strengthen them by creating a platform with a clear focus on scaling up innovation to make global energy transition a success while speeding up efforts against climate change. We are connecting minds for a greater good.

What’s in for Start-ups and Innovators? Be a Mover of Tomorrow.

The Start Up Energy Transition Award identifies the most promising start-ups worldwide working on energy transition. The winners will be awarded at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in March 2017.

  • Berlin calling:
    We invite the 3 most promising start-ups in each category for a fully accommodated trip to the Start Up Energy Transition Tech Festival in Berlin.
  • Have a chance to play an active role at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD), organized by the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the Federal Foreign Office (AA).
  • Win a 5-digit prize money in each of the 5 categories. Sponsors are invited to contribute prizes to any of the categories.
  • Matching: tell us who you want to meet during your stay in Germany. We will (try to) make it happen!
  • Get access to international venture capitalists & investors, industry partners and start-ups.
  • Global community: get connected to more than 70 partners from over 20 countries.
  • Show the world that your vision and business model will help fight climate change.
  • Present your start-up at the Start Up Energy Transition Tech Festival.

What is the Start Up Energy Transition Award?