The Top “Sustainable Tomorrow” Startups
About The Event
We're looking for start-ups with bold thinking and groundbreaking ideas.
Nowadays, it is not enough to have good tech. You need to be good to your surroundings too. With the world aligning itself to 2030 sustainability goals, multinational corporates are looking more and more for the perfect combination of innovation and sustainability.
SNC, together with ESIL and its counterparts are looking for these solutions that seamlessly combine tech & environment. Start-ups with bold thinking and groundbreaking ideas in clean energy, , renewables, waste, water management , and sustainability that will revolutionise the next wave of climate-tech should apply to this competition. Be in to win a cash prize of 25,000 NIS compliments of EDF, Bazan & Johnson Matthey, and PR and promotional activities (professional pitch training and video recording of pitch worth XXX).
Startups that deal with the following challenges:
management and treatment (air, noise, vibrations, odours, hazardous materials)
Water & Sewage
Recycling and circular economy
1st place wins a cash prize of 25,000 NIS
1st, 2nd and 3rd places win a professional pitch training and video recording of pitch worth XXX.
1st place wins international PR package by Start-Up Nation Central
1st, 2nd and 3rd places win a professional pitch training and video recording of pitch worth XXX and warm intros with investors and potential clients.
*Startups in this stage must be registered as companies.
Nov 29th, 2020
Dec 15th, 2020
Dec 30th, 2020
Jan 27th, 2020
Closing event & winner announcement
- First prize of 25,000 IL for the winning team
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd places win a professional pitch training and video recording of pitch worth XXX.
- 1st place wins international PR package by Start-Up Nation Central
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd places win a professional pitch training and video recording of pitch worth XXX and warm intros with investors and potential clients
‘Finalists will pitch their solutions to an audience with leading figures from EDF, Bazan, Johnson Matthey, ESIL, SNC, EY, Greentown Labs, Terra VC.’
About the Partners
We are the Environmental Sustainability Innovation Lab (ESIL), here to accelerate and commercialize startups. ESIL is a dynamic ecosystem delivering economically viable technology solutions that support a socially just transition to a NetZero world. We are a platform for establishing breakthrough sustainable innovation solutions. We connect industries looking for green technology solutions with Israeli sustainability tech entrepreneurs and startups developing innovative and disruptive solutions to environmental problems.
Israel’s largest refining & petrochemicals complex. Bazan Group is the largest refinery and petrochemicals company in Israel, and the Haifa Refinery compound consists of three plants and included Carmel Olefins Ltd. and Gadiv Petrochemical Industries Ltd. An additional plant, Ducor Petrochemicals BV, is located in the Netherlands. The Group produces a wide range of petroleum distillation products with maximum production capacity of 26,600 tons of crude oil per day (197,000 barrels). More than 70% of the Company’s products are distributed in the local market and the rest are exported, mainly to countries in the Mediterranean region. In addition to petroleum products, Bazan Group also produces downstream products such as polymers, aromatics, oils and waxes.
Johnson Matthey is a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world. With over 200 years of sustained commitment to innovation and technological breakthroughs, we improve the performance, function and safety of our customers’ products. Our science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing and making the most efficient use of the planet’s natural resources. Today around 15,000 Johnson Matthey professionals collaborate with our network of customers and partners to make a real difference to the world around us.
EDF Renewables is a world leader in renewable energy electricity. The company develops, builds and operates clean energy power plants in more than 20 countries both for its own account and for third parties. Historically, EDF Renewables primarily developed its business in two geographical areas, Europe and North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico). Since 2012, the Group has taken position in additional countries with strong renewable energy potential such as South Africa, Israel, Chile, Brazil, Emirates, India and China.
Start-Up Nation Central is an independent non-profit that builds bridges to Israeli innovation. We connect business, government, and NGO leaders around the world to Israeli innovation; we help develop technological sectors with high-growth potential; and we accumulate knowledge and generate in-depth insights about Israel’s innovation sector.