Energy Transition Innovators Pitching Competition

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Call for Innovations accelerating the Energy Transition

Does your start-up or scale-up offer digital or deep-tech innovations that accelerate the energy transition?

Are you looking to connect with utilities and other industry professionals, and gain traction at Europe’s largest B2B event dedicated to the energy transition?

If it’s yes to both questions, we want to hear from you!

On the afternoon of Wednesday, 23 October, Enlit and Eurelectric, the European power sector association, are excited to be once again co-hosting an afternoon of innovation, as part of this year’s Enlit Europe in Milan and Eurelectric’s annual Digitopia Summit.

Enlit Europe 2024 Energy Transition Innovators Pitching Competition

Enlit Europe 2023 Paris, France


We will have up to three 60-minute sessions, each one dedicated to showcasing innovative technologies or solutions that seek to help accelerate the pace of the energy transition, with a winner of each pitching session selected.

We’re interested in hearing about solutions that are focused on the many different aspects of the energy transition value chain including, but not limited to:

  • Renewables
  • Hydrogen
  • Energy storage
  • Nuclear
  • CCUS
  • Circular economy
  • IoT
  • AI
  • Machine learning
  • Automation
  • Software
  • Demand-side flexibility
  • DERS and DERMS
  • Energy communities
  • Energy efficiency
  • Sustainable buildings
  • Electric mobility
  • Smart grids


Apply Now

If you would like to apply to present in the Energy Transition Innovators Pitching Competition, complete the form below. Once submitted, we’ll send you a more detailed form that enables you to tell us more about your venture, its solution, and your team. The information you provide in this form will be used in our selection process.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, 2 September.

Each application is subject to a review process and the successful start-ups will be informed by Monday, 16 September.

Don’t delay, apply today!

Fill out the form

Click here to read about the start-up stages

Validation Stage:

  • Companies in the validation stage are typically 1-2 years old
  • There is just 1 office
  • < 10 employees
  • 1 product
  • 1-2 clients
  • Not yet generating revenue
  • Early-stage company relative to competitors

Efficiency Stage:

  • Companies in the efficiency stage are typically 3-5 years old
  • There is usually 1 office
  • 11-24 employees
  • 2 products or more
  • 2-9 clients
  • Generating revenue but not yet profitable
  • Small operator relative to competitors

Scale Stage:

  • Companies in the scale stage are typically 6-10 years old
  • There are 1-2 offices
  • 25-99 employees
  • 3 products or more
  • 10-39 clients
  • Breaking even
  • Mid-size operator relative to competitors


Enlit Europe 2023 Paris, France      Eurelectric


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