ESIL Early-Stage Funding Competition

ESIL Early-Stage Funding Competition

Climate Solutions Prize

Prize: Up to 2 Million NIS Investment and a funded visit to COP28 (*)

ESIL Early-Stage Funding Competition

BaTTeRi Thomas

The Early-Stage Funding Competition is led by ESIL (Environmental Sustainability Innovation Lab) - a joint venture of EDF Renewables, Bazan Group, and Johnson Matthey, working under the concession of the Israel Innovation Authority. Through these co-founders and other strategic partners, ESIL invests in early-stage climate tech startups and accelerates their growth towards commercialization.
ESIL operates as a unique bridge between industry and startups, linking innovative local solutions to global needs, and is interested in the following priority areas:
  • Production and storage of renewable energy 
  • Production, transport, and storage of green hydrogen 
  • Reduction of air pollution 
  • Decarbonization 
  • Prevention and reduction of pollution and hazards from hazardous materials 
  • Optimization of production processes 
  • Pollution treatment 
  • Monitoring and control of pollution 
  • Material recycling and reconstitution 
  • Computerizing and control of pollution treatment processes 
  • Sewage and water treatment 
ESIL generally targets startups in TRLs 3-7. Startups aiming to develop a minimal viable product (MVP) or an initial pilot are best suited for the program.
The winner of this challenge will be awarded the following prizes:
  • Up to 2,000,000 NIS investment, along with potential follow-on investments (*) 
  • The opportunity to receive development support and/or engage in a technology pilot with one of ESIL’s founding partners, as applicable 
  • COP28 UAE: flight, accommodation, and entrance to the Green Zone, and selected event participation for one person   
Apply now to this challenge and automatically qualify for all our 2023 Startup Challenge tracks. One application, multiple opportunities. Applications close July 31st.
*According to the terms of the Israel Innovation Authority Track #29 
For more details, please read the full Call for Solutions.
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ESIL Early-Stage Funding Competition

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