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PowerUp! by InnoEnergy - the biggest competition for start-ups in CEE

Question asked by Natalia Stec Partner on 26-Mar-2018
Latest reply on 10-Apr-2018 by angelina john

PowerUp! 2018 is the 4th edition of the competition for start-ups organized in 24 Central & Eastern European countries.
Pitch your solution to investors from all over Europe in front of an international media and audience and win €20,000!


• Access to the InnoEnergy Highway® accelerator program with an investment of up to €150 000
• Financial awards for three best projects: 20,000€ for first place/ 10,000€ for second place/ 5,000€ for third place
• Business mentoring
• International business contacts
• Media attention

PowerUp! thematic fields among other are: #energy #cleantech #mobility#cybersec #smog #smartcities


Country Finals will take place in 12 Central and Eastern European countries – the winners will be invited to the Grand Final in Prague on 19th of June.

Country Finals will be preceded by Bootcamps. These unique workshops with the best European business mentors provide the opportunity to verify one’s business model and polish the presentation skills.
PowerUp! is constantly growing. In the last edition, over 150 start-ups from 24 countries of the Central and Eastern Europe submitted their projects.

In order to participate in the competition, you need to have a product prototype, a team, and fill in a form which is available at the competition website:

APPLY NOW, until April 15th.