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Green-Tech Innovation Competition 2014

lähettänyt Helena Laitinen 12.3.2014 klo 3.00   [ 5.5.2014 klo 0.07 päivitetty ]
Do you have an idea to fight climate change? Do you think you could improve the efficiency of industry? Do you know how to increase the availability of clean water? Do you think that you are able to conduct business globally with your idea? 

If so, the EU-Russia Innovation Forum  Innovation Competition is for you. Deliver your idea, get set to compete in the EU-Russia Innovation Forum and win a tailor made business trip to USA! Themes are:
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Cleantech
  • Green and Smart City
Read more about the innovation competition here:


Prepare a Business Presentation in English by using the Competition Tool where you can submit your idea. Participating is very simple and is done by filling out an application form.

Evaluation criteria:
  • What problem does your innovation solve?
  • Does your innovation have a commercial potential?
  • What would be an appropriate business model?
  • What is your innovation’s scalability?
  • Is it for local or global markets
Please, keep the presentation simple and understandable. Focus on business, not only technology. Click here to participate

Competition Finalists will receive unparalleled publicity as the Awarding Ceremony will take place at the 4th EU-Russian Innovation Forum on June, 2014.
Best innovation is awarded:
  • Business field trip to USA.
  • Investment opportunities worth of 20 000 euros with investment company LURECO Ltd
  • Business premises in Technopolis Lappeenranta where growth seeking hi-tech start-ups have enthusiastic environment. Business premises for the first year of operation will be delivered to the winner after establishment of the business in South Karelia.
  • Participation time is 1st March to 10th May 2014
  • Finalists will be published on May 16, 2014
  • Pitching to the Jury in Lappeenranta EU-Russian Innovation Forum session “Green Changers” on June 5. Jury meeting after the pitching
  • Awarding Ceremony on June 5, 2014 at EU-Russia Innovation Forum's Gala Dinner

More information about the innovation competition:

Arttu Laasonen
Lappeenranta University of Techology (LUT)
Research and Innovation Services
Tel. +358 500 626 848

Terhi Jantunen
Wirma Lappeenranta Oy
Tel. +358 40 530 5958