Startups

To support the development of new startups with innovative products/services addressing energy, water and/or resource efficiency in Egyptian Industries, financial as well as non-financial support will be provided to 10 startups selected through this open call.

The selection process will depend on: a) Current online submission (including business plan assessment and budget), and b) Business presentation/pitching.

Selected startups will go through an incubation phase for about 12 months where seed funds (up to 15,000 Euros) will be offered to cover for activities such as product/service development, marketing, staff cost, testing & validation, etc. The total amount of financial support will be defined according to the startup Business Plan, Business Model (including costs, revenues & risks), value proposition and marketability, and business implementation activities.

 

In addition to financial support, incubated startups will also benefit from the other services/facilities that would enable them to develop their business in an entrepreneurship conducive environment, including;

  • Designated co-working space
  • Business mentorship and coaching
  • Networking and access to selected events to showcase their products/services
  • Training in business-related topics

The selection process is transparent, impartial and apply equal opportunity measures. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Competition is now Open

Attention!!!

Deadline extension: Deadline for submission of application forms is now: 20 September 2021, 4:00 pm – Cairo Local Time
Important: Please note amendments made to the submission deadline and eligibility criteria in the Guidelines for Applicants. Amendments are made in red to the following articles:
Deadline for submission (Page 1);
4.1 Who can apply? (page 2); and
7 Indicative timeline and Provisional Dates (Page 5)

Contracting authority: The British University in Egypt

Innovation for Inclusive Growth and Job Creation

 

Grant application form

 

EU Facility of Inclusive Growth and Job Creation

ENI/2016/039-543

 

Affordable Recourses for Egypt’s Industrial Growth (RIndustry)

ENI/2019/413-556

 

Support the Establishments of New Renewable Energy Businesses

Reference: RIndustry/BUE/OpenCall/01

Deadline for submission:

20/09/2021 at 16:00 (Cairo local time)

  • Before you begin the registration process, kindly read carefully the Guidelines.
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