ACCELERATOR SPAIN

The Program

We support climate entrepreneurs with equity free funding, training and a global network, accelerating their business with improved success rates and bigger impact.

Our Spanish Accelerator programme offers a rapid development of a start-up for maximum business potential and climate impact. In three stages, our up to 18-month programme brings climate entrepreneurs the knowledge, resources, tools and the mentoring they need to build a successful company.

Apply for the Climate KIC Accelerator – Next Deadline 8 April 2020 (23:59h CET)*

*Due to the current situation and the state of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus and the state of alarm, EIT Climate-KIC could make changes in the deadlines and conditions of this call. It is recommended to be aware of these possible changes through our website and our social networks.  

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ACCELERATOR GUIDELINES 2020

Funding <50.000€ (no equity)
Coaching Coaching, mentoring, masterclasses y sesiones peer-to-peer
Visibility Access to an international network of customers, partners and investors
Community Be part of the world's largest Climate Action community
Stage 1 – Fundamentals. Business model development

Up to 3 month stage with funding of up to 5,000 euros to help define and develop the business model better. Companies learn to generate a clear vision of how to create value with limited resources. And they can test their Minimum Viable Product in the market. In addition to funding, the program offers mentoring, expert coaching, one-on-one tutoring and access to our community and events.

Stage 2 – Validation. Business Model Validation

During this stage of up to 6 months, the start-ups will have access to up to 15,000 euros of funding. With a well formulated business model they talk to potential customers to validate their business assumptions and be able to solve the problems with real customers while developing the business plan. During this step the entrepreneurs will have to create a presentation model for investors and reconsider the chosen market. The program will have the support of experts, coaches and mentors during Boot Camps, workshops and other activities.

Stage 3 – Onwards to investment and scaling

Finally, at this up to 9-month stage, with up to 30,000 euros funding, the program prepares businesses to be scalable and access investment rounds. We prepare start-ups to learn how to negotiate and give them access to our network of partners and investors. Our companies are prepared to offer their pitch to investors and launch their business on the market.

Send your proposal before 8 April 2020 (23:59 CET) Open Call for Proposals

Accelerator Challenges

Net-Zero-Emission, Resilient Maritime Hubs

We are working with partners on land (ports) and at sea (shipping industry) who share an ambition to create a circular, inclusive, net-zero-emission maritime sector. Does your start-up offer a solution to achieve this goal?

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Net-Zero-Emission, Resilient Maritime Hubs
Healthy and clean cities

We are working with 15 European cities (including Madrid) to accelerate their transition to carbon neutrality and climate resilience. Is your project aimed at making cities healthier and cleaner?

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Healthy and clean cities
Just Transformations

We work for a democratic and inclusive transformation in regions still economically dependent on fossil fuels and polluting industries, like Mondragón. Can your proposal help these just transformations?

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Just Transformations
Resilient regions

We work with regions that are particularly exposed to climate impact due to the make-up of their landscapes, economies and societies

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Resilient regions