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ClimateLaunchpad kicks off in city

Staff Correspondent     12th May, 2017 08:58:34 printer

ClimateLaunchpad kicks off in city

ClimateLaunchpad, a global green business idea competition, has been launched for the first time in Bangladesh.


The 4th edition of the world’s largest green business idea competition is initiated by the European Union which will unlock world’s clean tech and green potential that addresses climate change, said a press release on Friday.


The competition powered by Climate-KIC and supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).


The top three of all competing countries will contest in the Grand Final in Cyprus in October 2017, the deadline for idea submission is June 22.


The overall winner of the Grand Final will receive a cash prize of Euro 10,000 while the runner-up Euro 5,000 and the team that comes in third place Euro 2,500.


There are also five theme awards participants can win in the categories like Outline of Urban Development Transitions, Sustainable Land Use, Sustainable Production Services and Decision Metrics.


Interested candidates can contact ClimateLaunchpad by e-mail at or visiting their website,, for more details.