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Energy start-up pitching competition

16 October 2019


New start-up pitch competition for the energy sector offering cash prize and workspace support

The Energy Institute in Northern Ireland has launched the new Amped energy start-up pitching competition to find innovative energy start-up ideas. The winning prize includes a package of support to get your business off the ground.

The competition
Entrepreneurs will give elevator pitches on new business ideas focused on the energy sector, which will be judged by a panel of energy industry experts.

Entrants will compete for a prize fund of £2,500. The winners will also get six months of free workspace in Belfast City Centre

How to enter
Organisations wishing to enter the competition must be:

  • offering a product or service relevant to the energy sector 
  • officially less than four years old
  • based in Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland 

Email Andrew Kirke at andrew.kirke@tughans.com to request an application form and find out more. The application deadline is 31 October 2019. Shortlisted entrants will be invited to deliver their pitches at Ormeau Baths in Belfast on 20 November 2019.