dena’s Start Up Energy Transition Award, 20 March 2017 in Berlin

Let’s innovate against climate change – Apply now!


The Start Up Energy Transition Award – the first global startup award for visionaries and vanguards fighting against climate change. It attracts innovative startups and supports them in making their visions become a key success factor for the worldwide energy transition.
The international competition is an ambitious initiative of the German Energy Agency (dena), which brings together more than 70 partners in more than 25 countries and growing. The network includes tech hubs, accelerators, investors, development agencies and many more. You can showcase your innovations in 5 categories plus 1 Special Prize:

  • Urban Energy Transition
  • Mobility meets Energy Transition
  • Cleantech against Climate Change
  • Platforms and Communities
  • Future Production & Manufacturing
  • Special Prize: Sustainable Energy for All – Start Up SDG 7

The top 3 start-ups in each category are invited and given a fully accommodated trip to the Start Up Energy Transition Tech Festival in Berlin, March 20th 2017, where the selected start-ups will present themselves to our international jury. In addition, the finalists can suggest whom they would like to meet and we will make the match! All 18 teams will receive a coaching in Berlin and the six winners will receive cash prizes.

Find more information and apply until January 31st!