Acceleration

Replay ›  Award ceremony 3rd Dec. 2020

 

DO YOU HAVE A PROJECT?

Are you a start-up, a SME, a non-profit organisation with the potential to transform our waste into resources ?

Apply to the Circular Challenge Citeo accelerator programme

and get a chance to enter Circular Challenge Citeo 1 year accelerator programme !

APPLY UNTILL JUNE, 11

 

Circular Challenge identifies innovative solutions in France and abroad across the entire value chain of the circular economy. Internal and external experts review high-potential solutions to support and accelerate their development and foster their adoption by the ecosystem.

Circular Challenge Citeo 1 year accelerator programme helps circular solutions in the packaging and paper industries grow, scale and increase their impact.

YOU PROPOSE

FOR THE winners 

FUNDING

30,000 euros
(mix of cash funding and provision of services)
 

COACHING

On demand & tailormade coaching 

MENTORING

to support your business & fundraising activities 

VISIBILITY

Event, media, social networks and content co-production

NETWORK

Access to Citeo's network of 50 000 clients & stakeholders

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

Legal structure created

1st Euro of turnover generated and/or strong need of investment in R&D

If you are an international company, we also require

Plan to expand in France within 18 months AND/OR

➜ Project mainly located in an economy in transition & development

 

bootcamp

SELECTION CRITERIA 

Circular impact

Market need

Innovation

Business model

Feasibility

Team

THE TIMELINE

1

Call for applications
Until June, 11, 2021

2

Intermediate committe
Beginning of October 2021

3

Pre-Acceleration Bootcamp 
November, 8 and 9, 2021

4

Circular Challenge Citeo final committee & annual event December, 9, 2021

Start of the accelerator programme: January 2022

APPLY UNTILL JUNE, 11

 

News

Launch of Circular Challenge’s 5th edition

Get ready for the launch of Circular Challenge’s 5th edition on April 27th!

23 April 2020

Malengé wins the 2019 citeo grand prix for innovation

With an emphasis on commitment, pragmatism and solutions, the 2019 Circular Challenge event showcased players - including large businesses, start-ups and SMEs - who are committed to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.

23 April 2020

Slimbox wins the International Circular Challenge

The Belgian startup Slimbox is the laureate of the second edition of Circular Challenge International.

23 April 2020