What is the PowerUp! Challenge?

The PowerUp! Challenge by EIT InnoEnergy is an opportunity for entities from Central-Eastern Europe to become the next unicorn in the InnoEnergy portfolio. The programme is open to entrepreneurs at all stages of development. It doesn’t matter if you only have an idea, looking for your next customer or planning market expansion. The thematic areas are energy, mobility, cleantech, smart cities, but the challenge is open for all ideas outside the box.

Who is it for?

PowerUp! Challenge is open for early-staged companies, startups, scaleups and SMEs. It’s an opportunity to get an investment and access to  industry leaders, the best tech companies and VCs from InnoEnergy Pan-European network.

Entrepreneurs from all 24 listed countries are invited to apply: Bulgaria, Albania, Croatia, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Czechia, Estonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Latvia, Serbia, Lithuania, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania.