StartUp Energy Transition Award 2018

Date: November 01, 2017-June 30, 2018
Venue: TBC
Location: Berlin, Germany
Target Audience: Canadian startup companies working on clean energy and other technologies to decarbonise economies
Sector: Clean Technologies

Canada is partner country of the second edition of this competition which is organised by the German gov’t as part of the COP21 Mission Innovation agreement. The Trade Commissioner Service (in Germany and Canada) promotes applications from Canadian companies and Canadian expertise to the evaluation. The final at the Tech Festival in Berlin is organised as a matchmaking platform, successful applicants will receive significant exposure to potential customers and financial partners. The top three applications of each category will be invited for a fully accommodated trip to the Berlin TechFestival, additional opportunities for clients to get exposure are available.

Event Website:

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet innovation collaborators or industrial R&D partners
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive mentoring and coaching
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Networking event
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Product pitch to select audiences

The Trade Commissioner, Arndt Ulland, is specializing in the sustainable technologies sector for the Germany market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.