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

Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge has announced the 25 start-ups that have made it through the first stages of the international competition supporting green entrepreneurs. A panel of experts selected the start-ups from 574 applications from Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden – countries where Postcode Lotteries are located – to be considered for the grand prize of 500,000 euros to develop their sustainable business. A complete overview of all the nominees can be found here.

 

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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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Six start-ups from Germany, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Norway and Sweden compete for grand prize of 500,000 euros

Made of Air from Germany, Orbisk from the Netherlands, SoluBlue and Jiva Materials from Great Britain, N2 Applied from Norway and Enjay from Sweden have been announced as the finalists of the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge 2020. This international competition in the field of sustainability innovation has been organised annually since 2007 to help contribute to a greener world, in line with the mission of the Postcode Lottery.

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

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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€1 million for green start-ups that contribute to a better world

Green start-ups from the Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Norway and Sweden, the countries with a Postcode Lottery, can once again secure a place in the final of the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge. This international sustainability competition has grown to become one of the largest of its kind in the world. There is a total of €1 million in combined prize money for the five best start-ups, of which €500,000 plus coaching, is awarded to the winner. With this international competition, the Postcode Lotteries help start-ups market their innovations for a more sustainable world. Entries can be registered until 1 April 2020 12:00 CEST (noon) at www.greenchallenge.info.

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Swedish start-up wins half a million euros for innovative algae-based material

Swedish Algae Factory (Sweden) has been announced as the winner of the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge 2019.

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Five start-ups from Great Britain, the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden compete for grand prize of 500,000 euros

Desolenator from Great Britain, Field Factors from the Netherlands, nuventura from Germany and Swedish Algae Factory and TEXEL Energy Storage from Sweden have been announced as the finalists of the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge 2019. 

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€1 million for start-ups that contribute towards a more sustainable planet

Starting 1 March, green start-ups from all over the world can sign up for the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge.

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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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2020 Finalists

Finalist: SoluBlue

Finalist: Jiva Materials