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Fund title: Green Alley Award

Focus of fund/fund aims:

A competition for start-ups with innovative business ideas to eliminate waste and minimize pressure on natural resources and ecosystems

Application deadline:

23 November 2021

Fund description:

The Green Alley Award is for start-up businesses with ideas that make the most efficient use of resources and reduce waste drastically – from products to services and technologies.

New-start businesses up to 5 years old that are located in Europe can apply: they will need to pitch their idea through an online application form, introducing the idea, explaining the problem it will solve and how their solution relates to the circular economy. Six finalists will be invited to a Grand Finale and the most promising start-up will take home the €25,000 prize.

Start-ups applying for the Green Alley Award have to fit into one of the following categories:

  • Recycling
  • Waste prevention
  • Digital Solutions

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