Ennovent Launches Global Energy Challenge “Advancing Change – Energy for India’s Poor”
Most of India’s population has no access to affordable, let alone clean energy. Help us find in India and around the world proven, for-profit solutions that can meet some of the critical energy needs of India’s poor. ennovent will invest up to USD 500,000 in the Solver to incubate or scale the winning enterprise in India. ennovent will also offer a reward of USD 3,000 to the Connector who nominates the winning enterprise.
The Solver can be from anywhere in the world, and should be a for-profit enterprise open to accept an investment to launch or scale the innovation in India. Anyone who knows a potential Solver can participate as a Connector by nominating a Solver.
Challenge partners include the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), GVEP International (Global Village Energy Partnership), HEDON Household Energy Network, New Ventures India, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad and Bangalore, Vienna University of Business Administration, Vienna University of Technology, and Entrepreneurship Center Vienna (ECV).
Participate in the Challenge online at www.ennovent.com. Deadline for Nomination and Submission is 31 January 2010.
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