The Cleantech Open 2012 Accelerator & Competition


The Cleantech Open runs the world’s largest accelerator and provides entrepreneurs and technologists the resources needed to launch successful cleantech companies. This competition wants to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental, and economic challenges.

The Cleantech Open Accelerator & Competition consists of a number of key activities; extensive mentoring, training, business clinics, access to investors and capital, numerous opportunities to showcase to the media and the public, and the competition itself.


Competition Organizer

The Cleantech Open

*International Event*

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Competition Category
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Specialized Industries
  • Business - Global
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • High School - Global
Who's Eligible
  • Undergraduate level
  • Graduate level
  • Postgraduate level
  • Non-students
  • MBA Student
  • High School Students
Competition Prizes

Winner: up to $100,000 cash (grant and/or investment). All cash prizes may be cash grant and/or investment and are subject to change.