Wow, as we are catching our breaths after three virtual and glorious green business days we are beyond proud to announce our 2020 global winners.
Out of 3,000 applications in 56 countries the overall winner is CASSETEX from Bangladesh with their A solar powered battery swapping service for last mile transport. Congratulations CASSETEX with your award and the € 10,000 in cash.
Second prize winner is SOSEI from Uruguay. Their tailored solutions help farmers with regenerative agriculture. Well done, SOSEI. This second prize comes with € 5,000.
Carbon Craft Design from India came in third with their business idea to build architectural and interior products by upcycling carbon emissions. Congratulations with your achievement and the € 2,500 award money.
This year we had all finalists pitch in 8 green themes and in each theme we have a winner with a € 5,000 prize:
- Circular Economies: Green Venture, Tanzania
- Clean Energy Systems: Klimate, Denmark
- Cleantech: Plastic Back, Israel
- Climate Friendly Food: iFarm, Egypt
- Healthy Clean Cities: Carbon Craft Design, India
- Resilient Regions: AquaNurch, India
- Sustainable Mobility: Elevenstore, Australia
- The Next Big Thing: Herculean Climate Solutions, Malaysia
For a full overview, this is the entire Top-16 that won access to the EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator:
- Herculean Climate Solutions, Malaysia
- Klimate, Denmark
- Localcycle, Australia
- ParagonH2, Israel
- Legendary Vish, Austria
- Synthesea, UK-England
- WAIR, Denmark
- Carbon Craft Design, India
- Plastic Back, Israel
- CASSETEX, Bangladesh
- AquaNurch, India
- BioMec, Mozambique
- Green Venture, Tanzania
- Elevenstore, Australia
- SOSEI, Uruguay
- iFarm, Egypt
You have all been amazing and we can’t wait to see your start-ups grow and scale into beacons of positive global impact.
And thank you to all of our participating teams this year. Together we made this virtual season work and together we are fixing climate change. And hey, if you did not win… you may feel like you lost. Well, think again. Just read one our best-read blog posts about why winning isn’t everything. Keep at it, believe in yourself and create the impact we need.Tags: Global Grand Final