Estonia's cleantech future - 9 promising startups

Updated: Aug 17, 2020

Two cleantech accelerator programs – EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator and Beamline Beta - started in parallel to support 9 Estonian cleantech startups to reach investor readiness and provides funding of 215 000 euros that will be divided between the startups.

EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator is a business acceleration programme focused on climate impact. The Accelerator lasts for six months, and includes coaching, international bootcamps, masterclasses, and of course the kick-off financial support to keep the ball rolling.

Beamline Beta is the first Estonian pre-accelerator for cleantech startups. It is also six month program for startups that are still starting or already are in the Business Model development stage. It is intended to help early-stage startups refine and develop their unique selling proposition and business model. The first prototype can be finalized and assistance is provided to obtain industry feedback. Beamline Beta is powered by Cleantech ForEstSunly and Ministry of the Environment

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