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€1 million for best sustainable start-ups

Green start-ups from the Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Norway and Sweden, the countries with a Postcode Lottery, can compete for a place in the final of the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge. 

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British start-up wins half a million euros for sustainable alternative to plastic and bioplastic food packaging

Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge runner-up prize of 200,000 euros goes to another British start-up for patented, competitively priced and fully recyclable Printed Circuit Board substrate called Soluboard®

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“We've been forced to be very flexible, just like the start-ups entering our competition.”

Part of the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge team for nine years, Project Leader and Chair of the Dutch preliminary jury, David van der Leij, plays an integral role in overseeing all elements of the competition.

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Six start-ups compete for grand prize of 500,000 euros

Start-ups from Germany, The Netherlands, Great Britain, Norway and Sweden have been announced as the finalists.

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“The exercise of zooming out is so useful.”

For its 2020 edition, Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge once again tapped into the expertise and network of scouting partner, TNW. A multifaceted tech and innovation platform, it boasts an international community of start-ups and investors.

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“Just do it! It’s a nice process, and can have a great impact on your team. The boost it gives you as entrepreneurs is priceless!”

Meet Field Factors, a finalist of Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge 2019. Committed to making smart use of a natural resource - rainwater - the start-up uses natural systems to implement treatment and infiltration technologies in urban areas.

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25 start-ups have a chance of winning half a million euros in green business competition

The Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge has announced the 25 start-ups that have made it through the first stage of the international competition supporting green entrepreneurs.

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“These pioneers have already stolen our hearts.”

A total of 650 green start-ups from the Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Norway and Sweden - all the countries with a Postcode Lottery - have submitted their green business plans.

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25 start-ups can win half a million euros in green business competition

The Green Challenge has announced the 25 start-ups that have made it through the first stage of the competition.

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“Such challenges offer great funding and support opportunities for entrepreneurs, so having these options still available is super relevant.”

For the third year running, Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge has teamed up with Impact Hub for one of competition’s core elements: scouting participants!

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