Hempire won the European clean tech innovation contest Power UP! by EIT InnoEnergy. PowerUp! is a competition for energy, cleantech, mobility, cybersecurity and smart city start-ups with financial awards up to €30,000 and an opportunity of €150,000 investment!
It is organised for start-ups in 24 Central & Eastern European countries: Bulgaria, Albania, Croatia, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Czech Republic, Estonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Latvia, Serbia, Lithuania, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania. The competition is constantly growing. In the last edition, over 150 start-ups from 24 countries of the Central and Eastern Europe submitted their projects, this year, for the 4th edition of the competition, they received twice as many applications – nearly 300!
Now Hempire will not only represent Ukraine in Grand Final, but will compete with startups from 15 Central & Eastern European countries.
The best start-ups chosen at the Country Finals meet in Prague for the Grand Final of the competition. The challenge is big, but the goal is simple: to achieve an energy future for Europe. Innovation is the answer.