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.

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The short-listing committee will meet to discuss the applications that were received.