Call for Solutions that allow for environmental protection and clean economic growth in the urban contexts of emerging economies
In collaboration with
Pitch your business in front of a political audience, cities, private sector representatives, and investors at COP27.
What's in it for you?
- Get the chance to pitch your solution at COP27 and enter the radar of high-level decision makers in both the public and private sector
- Opportunity to receive paid travel to Sharm El Sheikh
- Receive the benefits of the Efficient Solutions Label, if awarded (more info)
LOOKING FOR SOLUTIONS IN:
• Solutions to plan and maintain resilient, efficient water systems
• Solutions for wastewater treatment processes
• Solutions facilitating access to clean and affordable water
Energy and Power Networks
• Solutions to make clean electricity generation accessible and cost-effective in urban areas
• Solutions to maximize the resilience of electricity distribution networks
Mobility and Air Quality
• Solutions to reduce time and distance of travel
• Solutions to reduce air and climate emissions from critical sectors and increase resilience to air pollution
Infrastructure and Waste Management
• Solutions to improve and sort recycling at local level
• Solutions for recycling municipal solid waste
Construction and Buildings
• Solutions to decarbonize the entire life-cycle of construction materials
• Solutions to optimize designs and construction site operations
• Solutions to improve energy consumption and building management
Agriculture and Food Security
• Solutions to plan or maintain resilient, efficient food systems
• Solutions to build more efficient and accessible agricultural methods
Maturity: TRL8 and more (minimum: solution deployed and commercialized)
Type of innovation: Technology, process, or service
Mandatory: For Efficient Solutions Label owners only.
Applications encouraged from Solutions based in emerging economies as well as youth entrepreneurs
Apply before July 9th, 2021
Step 2 - Submit your Solution(s)
If you are not yet Labeled.
- Deadline for Application
Submit a complete application by September 6th.
Independent Experts will evaluate your projects against 3 criteria: Feasibility, Environmental Impact and Profitability/Cost. (more info)
Only complete applications will be considered for the pitch.
• From August 2nd to October 3rd : Call for Solutions
• September 6th : Deadline to submit for the Efficient Solution Label
• October 3rd : Deadline to obtain your Efficient Solutions Label
• October 10th-17th : Selection of participating companies
• October 25th : Information webinar
• November 6th-18th : COP27, Sharm El Sheikh