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