Welcome to the
Malta ClimAccelerator!

Malta ClimAccelerator program focuses on providing tailored support to start-ups and funding opportunities for startups that are active in the identified thematic areas.

 

Managed by: 

Malta ClimAccelerator 2023 Edition Call Closed on 15 sept 2023

Are you a startup passionate about fighting climate change?
Are you dedicated into bringing innovative solutions to reduce our carbon footprint?
Are you on the look for ways to further your growth and amplify your impact?
Then, this program is the perfect fit for you!
Malta ClimAccelerator, in collaboration with EIT Climate-KIC, 

is seeking for passionate startups like yours!

Local action, global impact!

Scaling Cleantech Start-ups to rapidly reduce carbon emissions with 

Malta ClimAccelerator

We are looking for YOU!

We are looking for talented entrepreneurs and startups who are passionate about fighting climate change and bringing innovative solutions in our ecosystems, contributing in the transition to sustainable societies and net-zero carbon economies.

Our Thematic Areas

Water

Clean Industry

Agriculture

Air & 
The Environment

Mobility & 
Transport

Energy Efficiency
and Storage

Circular Economy

Clean Energy

Programme Structure

Targeted Start-ups

 

  • Scalable solutions with potential for significant climate impact or adaptation within the thematic areas;
  • Market potential: The created products/ services have the potential to generate income from various geographical markets;
  • The startup must be a legally incorporated entity;
  • The startup can be based in any location worldwide;
  • Founders' competencies (academic / scientific) to deliver the solution;
  • At least Technology Readiness Level 6 (TRL)*;
  • MVP pilot ready.

Eligibility Criteria

TRLs:

  • Technology demonstrated in relevant environment
  • System prototype demonstration in operational environment
  • System complete and qualified
  • Actual system proven in operational environment

Success Stories from Around the World 

Bound4blue
Reducing shipping emissions through wind-assisted propulsion solutions

Website: https://bound4blue.com/en/

Location: Spain

Product: Rigid wingsails for vessels

Impact: Reducing fuel consumption and pollutant emissions by up to 40%

 

Success Stories:

Generated funding in 2020: EUR 5 800 000

Top 50 Entrepreneurs, 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 Europe 

AgroSustain

One-stop-shop solution for biological plant protection.

 

Website: https://www.agrosustain.ch/

Location: Switzerland

Product: Farm to fork solutions, like biological fungicides and coatings.

Impact: Reducing food waste and supporting organic food production.

 

Success Stories:

-Selected for the EIC accelerator out of 4,200 applicants in 2020

-Selected for the Climate-KIC Covid-19 Venture Support in 2020

 

 

Zolar

Online provider of solar systems enabling residential home-owners to take the first step towards energy self-sufficiency.

 

Website: https://greencitysolutions.de/

Location: Germany

Impact: ZOLAR allows residents to save energy and choose a decentralized, renewable, and clean energy solution.

Success Stories:

- Series B Financing round closed at €25 million

- 120 employees in 2020

- 200% increase in revenues in 2020

 

PlanBlue

 

"The seafloor is not a place where we live as people, so automatically it's not so much on the radar...but it should be!". Joost den Haan

Dabbel

 

“We don’t have 10-20 years to have a drastic reduction in CO2 emissions. We need something that can have an impact in the next five years.” Abel Samaniego

Call for Climate-tech Investors 

If you are a VC and investor passionate about climate and curious about the latest climate-tech solutions, if you wish to be the first to approach the best startups globally with outstanding growth and climate impact potential, do not miss the chance to be part of the Malta ClimAccelerator program. 

Contact us today here
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