Business and Economy

Applications are Open for Global Cleantech Innovation Programme:

We are excited to work with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) on the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) aimed at fostering cleantech innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems in emerging markets and developing economies.

The Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) is a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)-led programme, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), promoting cleantech innovation and entrepreneurship to address the most pressing climate and environmental challenges.

What makes GCIP beneficial for your company?Access to high-impact capacity building sessions delivered by innovative business and cleantech leadersLinkage with mentors and industry experts for targeted advisory support along the journeyAccess to capital through relationship with strategic investors, VC firms, and other financing institutions Opportunity to actively contribute to the national and global cleantech innovation ecosystem Amplify your impact through National and Global events and showcasesOpportunity to scale your innovative cleantech solution in Nigeria and beyond through strategic linkagesConnections with large scale cleantech companies across the globe for possible collaborations. Which categories of startups can apply?

We are looking for early-stage startups that have the following
 An already developed innovative technology-based product (prototype or an existing solution in the market) A solution that falls under any of the following cleantech categories with particular attention to solutions that improve energy access in underserved regions:Energy accessEnergy EfficiencyRenewable EnergyWaste BeneficiationGreen BuildingsTransportationAdvanced Materials and ChemicalA well-rounded and committed team with complementary skills.

The application is open to all Nigerian based cleantech startups and innovators.  Learn more about the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme and apply below (Under “country”, select Nigeria). Application Deadline for Startups: July 21st, 2022 . Apply Here
Ecosystem Builders are also Invited

We are on a quest to accelerate the growth of the Cleantech community in Nigeria and we would love to have you on board. Would you like to support the rise of cleantech in Nigeria?  Would you love a chance to contribute your quota as an expert, researcher, investor, institutional partner, or cleantech advocate as we collectively grow the Nigerian Cleantech economy? We welcome you to express your interest via this form

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