137 applicants – WOW!

The applicant’s companies of the 11th Edition of the Nordic Cleantech Open represent not only the very best from the Nordic and Baltic Cleantech Startup scene, they also represent a wide variety of solutions to problems using an equally wide variety of technologies. This year 137 companies have applied, coming from 8 countries and the jury is getting ready to get to them and dive into each of their cases.

The Nordic Cleantech Open is a great way to gain insight in the developments in the cleantech start up landscape of the Nordics and Baltics. We are very impressed with the lineup of the applicants and look forward to meeting the entrepreneurs.

We offer in the images some of the statistics of this batch: The two leading sectors this year are Recycling and Waste solutions (where all prevention of waste and better use of resourced can also fit in, like Circular Economy), and Transportation and Logistics (e-mobility, charging solutions and logistics!).

With a competition focus on early stage to ready to scale startups, half of this batch is still validating their products and business models, which not surprisingly 95% are looking for funding (here is the hint, investors!).

Next to this phase, the Jury will have the whole summer to evaluate the companies based on their Innovation, Team and Market and by mid-August we will announce the TOP 25 companies to continue in the Nordic Cleantech Open Experience.

To know more, visit the website or contact Laura Fostinone.