EnviBooster EN

We support innovative solutions within the sustainability sector. Are you a tech startup that operates in the circular economy or clean-tech industry? Then the Envi-Booster acceleration program is an amazing opportunity for you to get to know impact-driven investors, gain valuable insight from a group of dedicated mentors, and become part of a global community of like-minded individuals.

  • Meet startups from all over Europe
  • Gain access to exclusive networking events & workshops
  • Attractive business environment in the heart of the Moravian-Silesian Region
  • The participation in the EnviBooster is for free

Benefits of attending the EnviBooster acceleration program

Opportunity For Growth

Within the acceleration program, we will connect you with investors, mentors, startups, and our industry partners who are more than happy to share their insights and expertise with you. Moreover, Ostrava's strategic location will also give you access to the Polish and Slovak markets allowing you to reach more customers at a lower cost.

Opportunity for Collaboration

Up to 10 startups from around Europe, as well as many interesting companies, will participate in the first round of the acceleration program. Through networking, you will gain useful contacts both in the Czech & international ecosystem that will open doors to new business and research opportunities.

Know-How and Industry Expertise

You will get access to a slew of experts such as lawyers and specialists in any specific area that you might need, a dedicated startup guide, industry experts, and investors. Thanks to this, you will have all areas of your business covered by someone with the know-how tailored to your needs, which will help you advance quickly towards your goals.

Regional Transformation

The Moravian-Silesian Region is on its way to becoming a smart and environmentally friendly region, and you can have a massive impact on our ecosystem. Your technology will be the one that significantly contributes to the transformation of the environment and thus the quality of life for our citizens.

The program is intended for

  • Technology start-ups at TRL 6-7 level.
  • Established in the period 2019-2024.
  • Focused on clean-tech, green-tech, envi-tech or circular economy.
  • With a team of up to 10 members.
  • From the Czech Republic and abroad (work visa/residence permit required).
  • With funding of up to EUR 500 000.
  • With a nearly completed MVP.

Next Steps

1.

Sign up for the EnviBooster program below. Make sure to apply by: March 8, 2024. Once we receive your application, we will give you a 30-minute call to get to know you and try to understand your goals and ambitions regarding the program.

2.

The EnviBooster acceleration program will start on the 15th of March 2024. All events will be in English and on-site in Ostrava throughout the program.

3.

Over the course of 11 weeks, you will go through a series of workshops, expert consultations, networking, and speed-dating events with other startups and investors.

4.

Each week, you will have the opportunity for a 2-hour consultation with your startu-p guide. Legal and environmental experts will also be available.

5.

We will end the program in style. A pitch deck session awaits you not only with investors but also with other key players in the region's innovation ecosystem.

Program schedule

15. 3. 2024

Kick-off meeting

18. 3. 2024

Introduction to lean start-up and focus on your business plan – workshops with Nicolas Ivanovič and Martina Miskolczi

25. 3. 2024

Service Design Process – workshop with David Novák

5. 4. 2024

Sharing experiences with established start-ups – informal breakfast

8. 4. 2024

Marketing Readiness Level – workshop with Lenka Mynářová

12. 4. 2024

Mid-term event

6. 5. 2024

Setting internal sustainability of the organization – workshop with Matěj Malecha

14. 5. 2024

Sharing experiences with established start-ups followed by a workshop with Nicolas Ivanovič focused on modifying pitch decks – informal breakfast

28. 5. 2024

Pitch & Meet

29. 5. 2024

Pitching feedback – workshop with Adam Bočev

31. 5. 2024

Final event „Demo day“

 

Program subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find the application form here. We will contact you based on the information you provide.

In order to participate in the acceleration program, you need to be present in Ostrava during the whole 11 weeks. That’s why we only accept EU based start-ups.

You will be guided through the entire program by a designated startup guide, whom you will meet at the kick-off meeting. The guide will assist you in addressing all important questions and will oversee your progress during the program. Connections with mentors and industry partners will be made by our community manager.

The acceleration program will be in English.

The Envi Boost acceleration program will last for 11 weeks, from March 15 to the end of May.

The partners of the program are

For further information about the program, please contact

Nicolas Ivanovič