Got a green business idea?

Apply to Greenhouse, a unique pre-incubation programme for starting entrepreneurs who have a climate business idea and the motivation to make it happen.

Got a green business idea?

Apply to Greenhouse, a unique pre-incubation programme for starting entrepreneurs who have a climate business idea and the motivation to make it happen.

Greenhouse is a 6-month pre-incubation programme for business ideas that fight climate change. Greenhouse offers motivated teams €2,500 and an experimental environment in which to assess the market potential of your business idea.

During the programme, each team will work with a coach and take part in monthly progress meetings with both the coach and other Greenhouse teams. We leverage our networks to help you get top-quality support for learning, market testing and business modelling.

Greenhouse is part of the EU-backed Climate-KIC initiative, and coordinated in Finland by Impact Iglu.

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Cleantech
Climate innovation
Green products and services

Application deadline: November 30, 2017

An individual or a group, national or international, young student, advanced professional or experienced researcher – the Greenhouse is open to everyone.

Please note that at least one member in each team must be able to attend the Greenhouse coaching and other events in person in Helsinki area. Applicants should also hold a job or study for more than 50% of their time since Greenhouse is a pre-incubation programme.

We welcome:

All nationalities and age groups
All disciplinary backgrounds
Students, professionals and already formed early-stage startups
Both individuals and teams of any size

What do you get

€2,500 in funding

Climate-KIC funds selected Greenhouse teams with up to €2,500 over the 6-month programme.

Professional business coaching

We bring you experienced coaches and experts who can help you develop your business model and build know-how for commercializing your idea.

Network and community

You get access to a motivated and dynamic community of likeminded individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, regional governments and academic institutions.

Please fill out the application for Greenhouse 2017 by 30 November, 2017 using this form.

Climate-KIC Nordic will review the applications, and contact potential teams for a Skype interview during December. Selected teams will commence in the Greenhouse programme in Helsinki in January 2018.

For questions, please reach out to Ville Luukkanen, Chief Impact Officer at ville.2.luukkanen@aalto.fi