Solar ScaleUp Challenge

A global $100 million ‘Solar ScaleUp Challenge’ to accelerate innovation in large-scale solar and drive down costs. The challenge aims to stimulate greater innovation and collaboration in the solar sector – particularly in installation, operations and maintenance.

Investment Ready Climate Tech Program (QLD)

Whether you’re seeking pre-seed, seed, or Series A funding, this twelve-week program will equip you with the tools and know-how to navigate the many challenges of raising capital.

Climate 10x – UNSW

Climate 10x is specifically focused on fast-tracking the business growth of climate tech start-ups, whose innovation has a significant impact on emissions reduction, improves the resilience and adaptability of existing infrastructure, allows for a faster transition to renewable energy sources or grows the circular economy. As part of the Climate 10x Accelerator, UNSW & Virescent Ventures […]

Western Australia Government & Founders Factory Nature Tech Program

Backs early stage startups with capital, combined with a four-month program designed to support the development and validation of new environmental technologies. Key areas include reforestation and protection, land management, regenerative agriculture, water and coastal regions, sustainable infrastructure, and the circular economy. 

Open Innovation Competition 2024: Melbourne

The Open Innovation Competition is the City of Melbourne’s yearly challenge to solve a city issue. In 2024, the challenge is “how might we accelerate Melbourne’s transition to a zero-carbon city by innovating in climate and clean technologies while creating new job opportunities and empowering businesses and communities?”

XPRIZE Water Scarcity

5-year global competition designed to drive widespread access to clean water by creating reliable, sustainable, and affordable seawater desalination systems. Registration deadline for Track A – The New Desalination System will close April 30, 2025 and registration for Track B – Novel Membrane Materials will close February 28, 2025.