Regional Final

September 28, 2021

September 28, 2021

Every year cleantech start-ups across the globe take part in our competition. They go through months of rigorous training and intense coaching. The winners of the National Finals in Africa all come together at this Regional Final.
No matter where you are, you can be part of the greenest day of the year!

Finalists from all over the region

Click on a country to find out which teams made it to this Regional Final.

Winners by country

Please select a country on the map

Programme for September 28

  • 10:00 - 10:30


  • 10:30 - 12:00

    Pitch Presentations (1/2)

  • 12:00 - 12:05


  • 12:05 - 13:45

    Pitch Presentations (2/2)

  • 13:45 - 14:30

    Workshop - What works in cleantech investment - An investor’s tale with Mridula Ramesh

  • 14:30 - 14:40

    Winners Announcement

  • 14:40 - 15:10

    Cultural Moment and Ending

  • All times CET

What To Expect From the Semi-Final?

  • 10:00 - 10:10


  • 10:10 - 11:30

    Pitch Presentations

    Room 1 – Clean Energy

    Room 2 – Circular Economies

    Room 3 – Food Systems + Sustainable Mobility

    Room 4 – Urban Solutions  + Adaptation and Resilience

    Room 5 – The Next Big Thing

  • 11:30 - 00:15

    Round Table Conversation

    Speakers: Marta Uêtela (BIOMEC); Magdalena Iturria (SOSEI); and Gopal Mohoto (Cassetex)

  • 12:15 - 12:30

    Announcement of Top 2 per Theme

  • All times CET

Are you ready to be inspired?

We will bring a range of speakers and facilitators that have been switching the narratives about Green Business all over the region and beyond.

Sara Fakir

Co-Founder and Executive Catalyst at ideiaLab

Co-Founder and Executive Catalyst at ideiaLab, IdeiaLab is a Mozambican business founded in 2010 by two businesswomen - Tatiana Pereira and Sara Fakir – connected by their joint vision of leveraging entrepreneurship for inclusive development and growth.

Mridula Ramesh

Author and Founder of Sundaram Climate Institute

Critically acclaimed The Climate Solution – India’s Climate Change Crisis and What We Can Do About It, and the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, which focuses on waste and water management. She is an active angel investor in cleantech start-ups, with a portfolio of over fifteen start-ups. Mridula sits on several angel investment groups and is involved in initiatives to spur entrepreneurship to build climate resilience.

Tom Mitchel

Chief Strategy Officer at Climate Kic



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