startup energy transition award 2023 ($10,000 prize)

The Start Up Energy Transition Award (SET) is a global competition open to start-ups from all over the world who are developing concepts that have an impact on the global energy transition and climate change. The award has received more than 2,700 applications in the last six years from more than 100 nations.

Let this serve as proof that innovation is on the rise for the global energy transition!

Applications are currently being accepted for the SET Award 2023.

Award Category

Clean Energy and Storage

Generating, storing and distributing renewable energy is central to the energy transition. This category focusses on start-ups decarbonising our most energy-intensive sectors and accelerating the adoption of new solutions.

Benefits of the Award

  • 10,000 euro prize money per winner
  • Profile of start-up celebrated across the World Energy Council’s global energy network in 99 countries
  • Opportunity to attend the World Energy Leaders’ Summit
  • Extra visibility and PR
  • Speaking slot at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2023
  • Feature in our annual SET100 list publication, which is circulated to investors, corporates, and political stakeholders across the globe
  • Free tickets to the SET Tech Festival 2023
  • Free tickets to the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) 2023
  • Content creation: interviews & articles
  • Access to exclusive partner events globally
  • Round trip flights to and from Berlin, and accommodation for 2 representatives of the start-up to attend the SET Tech Festival and Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue
  • Connect with a C-level jury
  • Booth at the SET Tech Festival
  • Live pitches at the SET Tech Festival
  • Feature in the “Energy Frontrunners” series
  • Access to exclusive partner events globally
  • Inform and influence policies that will boost innovation
  • Have your voice heard and participate in the World Energy Survey

Eligibility Criteria

  1. 1Founding year: The start-up must not have been founded longer than ten years ago. In other words, the date of foundation cannot exceed 2012
  2. 2Application language: As SET is a global competition with an international jury, the application, including any attached documents, must be in English
  3. 3Company registration: The start-up applying must be registered, or be in the process of becoming registered
  4. 4Technology readiness level: The start-up must be able to present a functioning prototype and a proof of concept or a client, and/or an industrial/corporate/institutional partner
  5. Completed form: The applicant must fill out the entire form. Partially completed applications will not be accepted

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Application Process

Registration ends 6th January 2023

For more information and how to apply, visit Start-Up Energy Transition Award website

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