what are we
looking for?

Out-of-box business ideas or projects that have the power to mitigate the effects of climate change and make a positive difference to the future of our environment.

Entries should have a connection to the following themes:

The competition welcomes a wide range of entries, click on the icons to see some examples. If you are unsure, you can also contact us to confirm.

who can
participate?

The competition is open globally to businesses and start-ups working to scale-up market-ready concepts in the aforementioned topics.

who:

established companies

experienced start-ups

We have already answered some frequently asked questions to give you some guidelines prior to opening of applications.

December 2019

launch of the competition

March 2020

announcement of
finalists

2 June 2020

clim@ pitching event –
selection of grand
finalists

16 February 2020

application
deadline

April / May 2020

coaching of finalists

3 June 2020

Grand finals at GGF
Sustainable Future
Forum

December 2019

launch of the competition

16 February 2020

application deadline

March 2020

announcement of finalists

April / May 2020

coaching of finalists

2 June 2020

clim@ pitching event – selection of grand finalists

3 June 2020

Grand finals at GGF Sustainable Future Forum

how to apply?

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judging criteria

As a successful finalist you could:

be invited to pitch your idea at an international conference with climate finance experts in Frankfurt, Germany

receive full sponsorship for accommodation and travel costs

be mentored by qualified business experts

win your share of EUR 30 000 in prizes

In addition, 3 grand finalists will have the unique opportunity to present their entries at the GGF Sustainable Future Forum in Frankfurt in front of a high-profile audience of 200 international investors, financial institutions, advisors and climate action specialists and stand a chance to win their share of EUR 30,000 in awards.