The international Start-Up Energy Transition (SET) initiative invites young as well as innovative companies around the world to apply for the SET Awards 2020. The award is an initiative of the German Energy Agency (Dena) in cooperation with the World Energy Council. The event in Stockholm was organized in cooperation with the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce and the Swedish Energy Agency (Energimyndigheten). In the current round, the partner country Sweden, as well as the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, supports the award.
Participants can submit the applications in five different categories:
In each category, the three most promising applicants will be invited to pitch their ideas at the annual summit of the SET Global Innovation Platform, the SET Tech Festival, in Berlin on 24 March 2020.
The winners of the 2020 Start-Up Energy Transition Awards will receive a cash reward of €10,000 in each category. Further, the host will cover the flight and accommodation of all the finalists to attend the grand finale in Berlin.
Candidates applying for the 2020 Start-Up Energy Transition Awards must abide by the following criteria:
Participants for the 2020 Start-Up Energy Transition Awards can apply to enter in one of the five categories. The participants must meet the eligibility criteria and complete the entire form. The forms are available separately in the categories as:
The 2020 SET Awards is available for application until 15 January 2020. Submissions after the deadline is, however, unacceptable.