United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) SEED Low Carbon Awards 2019 for Developing Countries

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SEED is looking for the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises making significant contributions to mitigating and/or adapting to climate change. 

Application Deadline: 2nd April 2019, 23:59 Central European Time (CET).

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Eligible Countries: The 2019 SEED Low Carbon Awards are available for enterprises in Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malawi, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

About the Award: Up to five 2018 SEED Low Carbon Awards are sponsored by the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB).

Type: Awards, Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: Enterprises that fulfil the following eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply:

a)         demonstrates entrepreneurship and innovation;

b)         delivers economic, social and environmental benefits;

c)         has the intention and potential to become financially sustainable;

d)         is a partnership between different stakeholder groups;

e)         is locally driven or locally led;

f)          has potential for scale-up;

g)         has potential for significant replication;

h)         is in the early stages of implementation; and

i)          meets the country specific requirements.

Number of Awards: 66

Value of Award: The 66 prize packages include, six months to one year of tailored capacity-building support with expert advice; profiling nationally and internationally; facilitation of networking with valuable contacts; a dedicated business model replication support; and matching financial grants up to 20,000 Euros.

How to Apply: Candidates can apply online by logging on to the SEED application platform at https://app.seed.uno. Applications are accepted from 12 February until 02 April 2019, 23:59 Central European Time (CET). 

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