Under the UK-India Tech Partnership, the British government has joined forces with the leading clean tech accelerators in India and the UK with aim to strengthen the clean tech start-up ecosystems by helping them gain access and establish powerful connections with venture capital networks in both countries.
ACT4Green stands for Accelerating CleanTech for Green; a programme by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of the UK Government.
A cohort of 20-30 promising Indian and UK clean tech start-ups will be assembled for an intensive capacity development programme culminating in a pitch event with great opportunity to access new investment.
Who should apply?
Clean tech start-ups who are
– registered in India or the UK
– demonstrate a digital technology component
– looking to expand nationally or internationally (including the UK).
‘Clean tech’ for this programme covers new technologies that enable innovations in smart grid and energy storage, green transportation, and energy efficiencies in cities, buildings and industries (aka ‘smart technologies’).
We have a special focus on promoting green transportation/mobility technology. Startups from Maharashtra are encouraged to apply.
Women-led startups are encouraged to apply.