ClimateLaunchpad 2017, Europe’s largest cleantech business idea competition kicks off again. VITO is country lead for Belgium. As a leading research and technology organisation in cleantech and sustainable development, VITO will help in capturing great ideas and nurture them towards sustainable business ideas.

The competition is starts off with a business boot camp and a series of coaching sessions to prepare participants for the finals. Winners will receive direct access to the Climate-KIC accelerator (National Finals) as well as up to 10,000€ (Grand Finals). ClimateLaunchpad 2017 is now open for applications in 34 countries. Students, start-ups, entrepreneurs, researchers and employees who want to start their own green business are invited to submit their cleantech ideas. Submission deadlines ( depend on the participating countries and are between 9 April – 4 June, 2017.

More information here.

VITO Country Lead for Belgium in ClimateLaunchpad 2017