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AEIP Cleantech Thematic Challenge for African and EU startups 2020

The Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership (AEIP) through Ventures Capital for Africa (VC4A) invites applications for the Cleantech Thematic Challenge in 2020.

Funded by the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, the Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership (AEIP) was launched in 2019 to build a network and connect high-quality tech hubs from both continents to explore opportunities for mutually beneficial partnerships resulting in collaboration, exchange and growth.

The AEIP has recently launched an ongoing Cleantech thematic challenge whereby startups from Africa and Europe leveraging clean energy and deploying solutions that decarbonize energy production to boost renewable and energy efficiency, are asked to send an email to [email protected] to learn more about how to participate in this challenge.

The objective of the thematic challenge is to match startups and scale-ups from Africa and Europe developing similar Cleantech solutions to each other, inorder to boost renewable energy and decarbonised energy production and transmission collaboration between Africa and Europe.

Worth of Award

  • The AEIP team will support matched African and Europe startup and scale-up pairs to co-create complementary innovative Cleantech solutions by introducing them to African and European corporates that can mentor and support them to collaborate and explore new markets.

Eligibility

  • African and European startups and scale-ups working on Cleantech solutions (power – renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon capture);
  • Cleantech startups and scale-ups interested in working with a partner startup or scale up from the other region.

How to Apply

  • You can apply online through the VC4A Platform

Deadline:  Applications close on November 20, 2020.

Click here for more details and to apply

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