ClimateLaunchpad is an initiative supported by Curtin University to help green businesses get started.
Curtin University are proud partners of Climate-KIC Australia. By bringing Australia’s brightest minds into an established business network to accelerate innovation and combat climate change together. Applications are now open for Climate-KIC’s ClimateLaunchpad – an exciting competition that gives you the profile, mentoring and investment opportunities to develop your green idea into an impactful business.
So if you are thinking about, or ready to launch your green startup, apply now to the ClimateLaunchpad.
Successful candidates will attend a 2-day boot camp program in Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide in late August where you receive hands-on training to develop your ideas into impactful businesses. Climate-KIC Australia will provide travel scholarships for successful applicants in WA. Three winning teams will get sent to Cyprus to attend the Global ClimateLaunchpad Finals in mid-October 2017 and gain preferential access to Climate KIC Australia’s Accelerator Program in 2018.
The ClimateLaunchpad is open to anyone with an innovative green idea, whether it’s fully fledged or sketched onto a napkin. Applications are now open and submissions close August 10th Midnight AEST (that’s THIS THURSDAY!).
Vanessa Rauland, local organiser of the event, said:
It’s very exciting to finally have some start-up events specifically targeting the most pressing climate and environmental issues. Cleantech, Greentech, Envirotech… there are so many new emerging businesses ideas that can help to address these critical problems.