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About Nordic Cleantech Open
Nordic Cleantech Open is a start-up competition for cleantech entrepreneurs from the Nordic and Baltic regions. The purpose of the competition is to identify the 25 best and most innovative seed stage cleantech start-ups from the Nordics and Baltics, to then highlight them to our international jury of investors and industrial actors. The process puts the start-ups in the spotlight, with the goal of supporting and accelerating their transition into the global market.

Why should you participate?
- Improve your business traction. Our results show that after the competition, the Top 25 companies have, on average, a larger turnover than the median of other Nordic cleantech companies.
- Gain global visibility among investors and industrial actors from around the world.
- All applicants will get valuable feedback from the expert jury. They will assess your innovation, market potential and ability to execute.
- Pitching opportunities for the Top 25 and Top 10 c...
About Nordic Cleantech Open
Nordic Cleantech Open is a start-up competition for cleantech entrepreneurs from the Nordic and Baltic regions. The purpose of the competition is to identify the 25 best and most innovative seed stage cleantech start-ups from the Nordics and Baltics, to then highlight them to our international jury of investors and industrial actors. The process puts the start-ups in the spotlight, with the goal of supporting and accelerating their transition into the global market.

Why should you participate?
- Improve your business traction. Our results show that after the competition, the Top 25 companies have, on average, a larger turnover than the median of other Nordic cleantech companies.
- Gain global visibility among investors and industrial actors from around the world.
- All applicants will get valuable feedback from the expert jury. They will assess your innovation, market potential and ability to execute.
- Pitching opportunities for the Top 25 and Top 10 companies in front of investors and industries.
- Companies that reach Top 25 get a full company description in our widely distributed Top 25 Report.
- All applicants are added to the Cleantech Scandinavia database, where industry and investors regularly search for innovations and investment opportunities.

Who Can Apply?
- Your business needs to be based in one of the Nordic or Baltic countries (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania).
- Anyone looking to turn his or her cleantech idea into a successful business.
- You have to own the rights to the idea with which you are entering the competition.
- It is recommended that the applying company is a start-up that has received less than EUR 1,000,000 in external private financing. Grant funding, bank loans, revenues and money from friends and family is excluded. However, if your start-up is slightly above the recommended funding level and looking for further investments and industrial exposure, you are welcome to apply.

Interested? The application period is now open! Deadline is December 22.
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Ibrahim Sanchez
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Ibrahim Sanchez Sustainability Professional
Laura Fostinone
Admin
Laura Fostinone Project Manager at Cleantech Scandinavia. Passionate about creating transition to a better world.