2014’s winner Wavetube, an update

Sara West and Alexander Torstenfeldt were 2014’s ClimateLaunchpad European winners with their venture Wavetube. They’ve joined the Climate-KIC Accelerator programme and are in the midst of accelerating their development. We wanted to know how they are doing and interviewed Sara. Tell us about Wavetube, what is it? ‘Wavetube develops a unique solution to harness ocean… Read more »

CleanLaunchpad Grand EU Finale

‘… a start pistol shot of the day in the only way it was intended: the sound of 90 persons cheering, clapping and shouting. Doors flung open and everyone rushed into their assigned rooms to start the sessions. The Games had begun.’ An impression of the CleanLaunchpad finals written by project manager Sara Schützer.

Wrapping up an adventurous journey

‘Not only did the competition work as intended but most importantly: both start-ups and staff had an awesome time and were greatly inspired from each other.’ Sara Schützer, Project Manager CleanLaunchpad, is wrapping up this years’ edition in her blog.

A great opportunity to accelerate our venture

‘Before our pitch we put a pinch of salt into each of the judges water so that they could immediately understand that we are in the solar desalination business!’ Alexei Levene tells about the day they became second and won access to Climate-KIC’s Accelerator.

OR-KESS, the audience favorite

How to become the audience favorite? Hendrik Schaede, start-up OR-KESS shares some inside information with you in this blog.

Interview with first prize Winner Sara West

‘I cannot go further into that, but we have some really interesting activities ahead as a consequence of the connections during festival and the competition.’ reveals First Prize Winner Sara West in this interview.

Taming the waves by Wavetube

Press Release, October 30th 2014: CleanLaunchpad 2014 First Prize Winners was Wavetube (Sweden), Second Prize Winner was Desolenator (UK) and Third Prize Winner was Cambond (UK). Start-up OR-KESS (Germany, Hessen) became the audience favorite of this Climate-KIC competition.

Climate-KIC’s CleanLaunchpad Grand EU final

Press Release: Join us at Palacio de Congresos (Palace of Light) de Valencia (Spain) on Wednesday 29th of October to see the pitches of the 30 best ideas of Climate-KIC’s CleanLaunchpad, Europe’s largest cleantech business idea competition.

Feel the connection

One of the aims of CleanLaunchpad is connecting cleantech start-ups. First at National level, and in less then a month throughout Europe. After seeing the videoblog of boot camp Cyprus & Greece (2,5 mins), you’ll realize that we make it happen.

Up high on the mountains of Cyprus, you make your deal

CleanLaunchpad boot camp Cyprus & Greece was very hands on, with teams getting nitty-gritty with their deal, their market segments, and the financials. But it was more than that. Please continue reading the inside story of Stelios Yiatros.

Opportunities everywhere

This video blog of CleanLaunchpad boot camp Spain will boost your energy level right away.

wrocLOVE CleanLaunchpad (Poland)

CleanLaunchpad Poland chose the historical place Casle Topacz to work on their cleantech business ideas such as energy efficiency of vehicles and paper pallets for logistics. Please continue to read this blog.

All we need is…

More (cleantech) ideas, more multi-disciplinary teams, more partnering, more value creation, more impact, then the world would be a better place. Please read on about the boot camp experience in Sweden & Denmark.

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