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Energy & Clean Tech - Issue #7

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Energy & Clean Tech

The ECT Digest focuses on energy storage, future mobility and digitalization of the energy sector. We will also offer information of and access to the most prestigious events in the realm of energy and clean tech.

Dear Readers,
What’s happening around in Energy & Cleantech space? A lot! There are a few interesting startup competitions happening around the world.
Startupbootcamp Energy Australia - Call for Applications has just closed on October 30th, 2018 and the Acceleration Program will begin in January 2019. Startupbootcamp Energy Australia is the leading global accelerator for innovative startups solving problems in Energy Efficiency, Energy Independence, Digitisation, and Analytics.
PowerBridgeNY commercializes university-based technology into scalable, cleantech solutions that will power the future. PowerBridgeNY is a collaboration between six research institutions located in New York City and Long Island. PowerBridgeNY had its Pre-Proposal Applications due on Nov. 1st, 2018. The accelerator helps technologists to determine product-market fit, de-risk their technologies by building early prototypes, and to validate their technology through customer and industry interactions. The Bootcamp will happen from January – March 2019.
Check the links below to know more…
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The Battery Challenge! Deadline Extended - Nov. 9, 2018
Apply now for The Battery Challenge, a global startup innovation competition designed to accelerate the adoption of new battery technologies. Early stage startups, entrepreneurs, experts, researchers, individuals, and teams with innovative battery solutions can gain access to manufacturing resources, testing facilities and expedited product market fit and implementation. 
The deadline for applications is EXTENDED till November 9, 2018. 
  • $2m in investments and prizes with potential for follow-on funding
  • A sponsored trip to Silicon Valley demo day
  • A week-long module at LG Chem HQ and science park in South Korea
For more information, please visit or email Andrew Chang at
Battery Challenge
Call for Electrical Storage Startups - Deadline: 15 Nov. 2018
Apply for Global Call for Electrical Storage Startups. The idea should have applications in any of the following areas:
  1. e-Mobility and transportation - Covering all transport modes – roads, waterborne transport, aeronautics and rail transport
  2. Energy storage systems - For the grid and at home, distributed storage as well as large scale storage. The integration and utilization of mobile storage into solutions for supporting the grid.
  3. General industry - Wherever industry is electrifying to boost energy efficiency and emissions reduction.
Simply fill out the application form, before the closing date, 15 November 2018.
Start Up Energy Transition Award 2019 - Deadline: 31st January 2019
Calling all International Innovators for #SET19 Award 
SET Award is an international competition for startups and young companies worldwide. There are five different categories applicants can present their projects in, all with the aim of clean energy promotion. 
Apply for Startup Energy Transition #SET19 Award by 31st January 2019
The #SET19 Award Categories are:
  1. Low-Carbon Energy Production
  2. Intelligent Grids, Platforms & Cyber Security
  3. Energy Efficiency, Smart Devices & Storage
  4. Innovative Mobility
  5. Quality Access & SDG-7
Participation Criteria:  
  1. Applicants can only apply to one category.
  2. Startups must not be founded longer than ten years ago.
  3. The application and pitch decks, submitted must be in English. 
  4. The applicant must be able to present: a legal framework, proof of concept or a client, and/or an industrial/corporate/institutional partner. 
  5. Incomplete Forms will be disqualified.
Startup Energy Transition
The SET Tech Festival 2019
See you April 9th, 2019 in Berlin
This unique one-day event allows participants to access the best start-ups and outstanding entrepreneurs in the field of energy solutions, in addition to innovation-driven corporates, investors, and public organizations leading the energy transition.
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Techstars Startup Digest Energy & Clean Tech is curated by:
Fatima Anila Fatima Anila - Curator "Energy & Clean Tech" ECT Startup Digest
Shuxin Lim Shuxin Lim - Startup Digest Energy & Clean Tech Curator - Techstars
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