Initiate: Open call for start-ups positively impacting the energy transition


Calling all start-ups that are focused on making the energy transition successful. Apply for the Initiate 2022 Open Call now.

An Open Call, courtesy of Initiate, for all start-ups, whose innovative and potentially disruptive solution for the energy transition issues, is now live.

Initiate is the unique on-site programme for start-ups, entrepreneurs and next-gen talent, being held as part of Enlit Europe in Frankfurt from 29 November to 1 December this year.

Since its launch in 2014, it has consistently provided a wealth of opportunities for start-ups and other new ventures to present and promote their impactful solutions and connect and engage with potential corporate partners and investors.

Each submission will be assessed by a panel of independent innovation experts, with the selected start-ups notified.

Initiate start up pods at Enlit Europe

Why apply for the Initiate 2022 Open Call?

If selected, each start-up has the opportunity to put itself in front of a wide audience of key energy transition stakeholders in a variety of ways, including:

  • A dedicated Pod within Initiate’s Start-up Community, where ideas and solutions can be showcased to the entire Enlit Europe Community;
  • Opportunity to be selected for a specific pitching session;
  • Potential opportunity to present in the wider Enlit Europe Conference;
  • Network opportunities with investors and representatives of the venture units of utilities and corporates.

Applications to the Open Call close on Friday, 16 September, 2022.

Initiate start-up zone

Initiate focuses on start-ups and entrepreneurs driving the tech revolution, investors providing the vital funding, corporates helping to turn ideas into reality and next-gen talent. In other words: the future of our industry!

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