SET Award 2021

Get to know the brightest and the best energy and mobility start-ups of 2021!

Start Up Energy Transition Award 2021

The fifteen SET finalists who were selected in spring 2021 from 543 applications from 89 countries, virtually presented their ideas to an international jury of experts during the SET Tech Festival 2021. The five winning start-up were announced in the course of the SET Award Ceremony, live from the Radialsystem in Berlin. Feel free to re-watch the inspiring evening!

  • Start-ups on stage at the SET Award Ceremony
  • Winners of the SET Award 2021 standing on stage of the SET Award Ceremony
  • Allume - Winner SET Award 2022 at the SET Award Ceremony 2021

Clean Energy Generation

For start-ups who are developing clean energy generation solutions that could help to decarbonise our most energy-intensive sectors, as well as those accelerating the adoption of new solutions through capacity building.

Winner
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ecoligo GmbH

ecoligo is an energy-as-a-service company providing commercial and industrial clients in emerging markets solar energy, financed through their crowdfunding platform, which enables private investors to profit from an attractive interest rate.

Finalist
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PowerUP Fuel Cells OÜ

PowerUP Fuel Cells OÜ developed and produces an innovative hydrogen fuel cell based-electric generator and proton exchange membrane fuel cells.

Finalist
WinJi True Power. Logo in green and blue

WinJi AG

WinJi devdelops a software as a Service (SaaS) platform which is focused on strategic asset management for owners and operators of commercial wind and solar assets (B2B).

  • Winner
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    ecoligo GmbH

    ecoligo is an energy-as-a-service company providing commercial and industrial clients in emerging markets solar energy, financed through their crowdfunding platform, which enables private investors to profit from an attractive interest rate.

  • Finalist
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    PowerUP Fuel Cells OÜ

    PowerUP Fuel Cells OÜ developed and produces an innovative hydrogen fuel cell based-electric generator and proton exchange membrane fuel cells.

  • Finalist
    WinJi True Power. Logo in green and blue

    WinJi AG

    WinJi devdelops a software as a Service (SaaS) platform which is focused on strategic asset management for owners and operators of commercial wind and solar assets (B2B).

Demand-side Innovation

for innovators working on the next big breakthrough that will aide industries, cities and households to track, manage, reduce or adapt their energy consumption.

Winner
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Allume Energy

Allume has developed a unique distribution technology that shares solar electricity behind-the-meter to apartments within the same building.

Finalist
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Flair

Flair provides a ‘Smart Air Delivery platform’ to ensure heating and cooling is being delivered to rooms with people in them, eliminates balance problems that contribute to inefficient energy consumption.

Finalist
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Ekkono Solutions AB

Ekkono is a software company that does Edge Machine Learning.

  • Winner
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    Allume Energy

    Allume has developed a unique distribution technology that shares solar electricity behind-the-meter to apartments within the same building.

  • Finalist
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    Flair

    Flair provides a ‘Smart Air Delivery platform’ to ensure heating and cooling is being delivered to rooms with people in them, eliminates balance problems that contribute to inefficient energy consumption.

  • Finalist
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    Ekkono Solutions AB

    Ekkono is a software company that does Edge Machine Learning.

Energy Distribution & Storage

For tech-savvy start-ups working on distribution and climate-neutral storage solutions for a micro, mini, local or system wide application.

Winner
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ACCURE Battery Intelligence GmbH

Accure analyses battery data to increase battery lifetime and enable the full capacity of the batteries.

Finalist
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AMPACIMON

AMPACIMON developed a Dynamic Line rating system which monitors latent capacity in existing powerlines and additionally considers environmental influential conditions.

Finalist
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Evergen

Evergen is a renewable energy software startup that enables smarter energy by optimising energy storage systems and orchestrates large fleets of batteries to enable Virtual Power Plants.

  • Winner
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    ACCURE Battery Intelligence GmbH

    Accure analyses battery data to increase battery lifetime and enable the full capacity of the batteries.

  • Finalist
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    AMPACIMON

    AMPACIMON developed a Dynamic Line rating system which monitors latent capacity in existing powerlines and additionally considers environmental influential conditions.

  • Finalist
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    Evergen

    Evergen is a renewable energy software startup that enables smarter energy by optimising energy storage systems and orchestrates large fleets of batteries to enable Virtual Power Plants.

Smart Mobility & Transportation

Get to know the most inspiring start-ups making the transport and mobility sector smarter, cleaner and more efficient

Finalist
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ChargeX GmbH

ChargeX develops modular charging solutions for electric cars called ‘Aqueduct’ which enables an easy set-up and flexible scale-up of large scale charging infrastructure.

Finalist
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DUCKT OU

DUCKT OU develops and produces internationally patented infrastructure solutions for micromobility.

Winner
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kraftwerk TUBES GmbH

Kraftwerk has developed a new compact fuel cell (advanced SOFC) that is running on H2 and several hydrocarbons.

  • Finalist
    ChargeX logo

    ChargeX GmbH

    ChargeX develops modular charging solutions for electric cars called ‘Aqueduct’ which enables an easy set-up and flexible scale-up of large scale charging infrastructure.

  • Finalist
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    DUCKT OU

    DUCKT OU develops and produces internationally patented infrastructure solutions for micromobility.

  • Winner
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    kraftwerk TUBES GmbH

    Kraftwerk has developed a new compact fuel cell (advanced SOFC) that is running on H2 and several hydrocarbons.

Quality Access & SDG-7

Explore the most promising start-ups making the biggest dent in ensuring access to accessible, sustainable and affordable energy for all.

Finalist
Boreal Light logo in blue

Boreal Light GmbH (Winture)

Boreal Light GmbH designs and manufactures an affordable solar water desalination systems for off-grid communities around the globe.

Finalist
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Nithio Holdings, Inc.

Nithio’s Credit Risk Analytics platform is a risk scoring and portfolio monitoring solution that is purpose-built for the distributed renewable energy sector.

Winner
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S4S Technologies

S4S Technologies developed the Solar Conduction Dryer (SCD), an electricity-free solar-powered food dehydrator.

  • Finalist
    Boreal Light logo in blue

    Boreal Light GmbH (Winture)

    Boreal Light GmbH designs and manufactures an affordable solar water desalination systems for off-grid communities around the globe.

  • Finalist
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    Nithio Holdings, Inc.

    Nithio’s Credit Risk Analytics platform is a risk scoring and portfolio monitoring solution that is purpose-built for the distributed renewable energy sector.

  • Winner
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    S4S Technologies

    S4S Technologies developed the Solar Conduction Dryer (SCD), an electricity-free solar-powered food dehydrator.

Relive the SET Award Ceremony 2021