clim@ 2018

Over 250 pioneering green entrepreneurs from 80 countries took part in the 2018 clim@ competition to win awards to scale up their businesses. The most promising ideas included recycling livestock waste into cellulose fibers, paper, and bioplastics; making sustainable packaging solutions out of agricultural waste and mushroom mycelium; and innovative solutions for urban electromobility.

clim@ competition 2018 finalists


A method and technology that transforms cow manure into biomaterials for producing clothes and other products.

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a novel approach in developing sustainable packaging solutions out of agricultural waste and mushroom mycelium.

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a solution to urban freight mobility issues through their electric bike trailer

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a sustainable paper-based disposable toothbrush that reduces plastic waste

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a recovery of fiber reinforced composites offering a recycling and waste management solution

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what clim@ 2018
finalists say

Natalia Tomiyama


clim@ competition is a great opportunity for startups to network with leading experts in green finance, increase visibility, win cash prizes and scale up business ideas!

Mariam Afifi


Nemanja Janić


Atanas Enev


clim@ competition 2018 partners

clim@ 2018 was a success with an impressive turnout of more than 250 inspirational applications from 80 countries.

The following partners joined hands with us to bring the initiative to fruition.