Winners of the ClimateLaunchpad 2021 National Final in Ukraine

On September 4, greencubator held the sixth ClimateLaunchpad Ukraine National Final, the world’s biggest competition for green business ideas. 
10 Ukrainian startups have competed for participation in the ClimateLaunchpad Regional Final. Each team had 5 minutes for a pitch and 3 minutes to answer the jury’s questions.
It was a really fierce struggle. Jury members and guests saw great presentations and heard inspiring pitches, ranging from energy-efficient buildings to constructing a renewable hydrogen plant, from using waste recycling resources for local purposes to the latest models of solar power plants. So, the National Winners 2021 are:
  • 1st winner is Kolo.Track — B2B marketplace for organic products with an AI credibility score
  • 2nd winner is Grow With You — green kids stuff subscription service
  • 3rd winner is BIOC — corn starch-based polymer production.
We gratitude each team and sincerely congratulate the winners of the National Final!
Special thanks to the jury for the wisdom, meticulousness, attentiveness and professionalism:
  • Maria Shamota, Run2Space studio founder. In 2018, Maria herself participated in the ClimateLaunchpad.
  • Valentina Belyakova, TIU Canada Country Director.
  • Serhiy Maslichenko, former Deputy Minister of Energy of Ukraine.
  • Stanislav Yurasov, leading Ukrainian technology journalist, editor-in-chief.
What’s next?
The National winners will face other teams from 11 countries at the Regional Final. This year, for the first time in the ClimateLaunchpad history, regional selection for Eastern Europe and the Middle East will occur in Ukraine! The event will occur on September 29-30. 
The best regional teams will compete in the Grand Final. Its winners can win money prizes and get into the EIT Climate-KIC accelerator. Even more important is that the Grand Final winners also get a large-scale PR, become a part of green entrepreneurs global network, meet potential partners, investors, and customers.
Watch the National final pitching here: 
Watch the winners’ announcement here:  
Find out more about the contest here: