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Inspiring Innovation: CBC Partners with Euro-Funding to Propel CleanTech Startups to Global Success

Updated: Jul 9

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, celebrated in Munich on June 20, 2024, the CleanTech Business Club (CBC) announced a strategic partnership with Euro-Funding. This collaboration aims to identify and support disruptive startups in the cleantech, clean hydrogen, and clean water sectors through CBC's CleanTech StartUP Hub. Euro-Funding will provide guidance on European public funding strategies, while CBC will connect these startups with international investors.

The Role of Euro-Funding

Euro-Funding is a leading consultancy specializing in securing public funding and subsidies for innovative projects across Europe. Their role in the partnership includes:

  • Expert Guidance on Public Funding: Euro-Funding will provide startups with expert advice on navigating the complexities of European public funding, helping them identify and apply for the most suitable grants and subsidies.

  • Strategic Funding Plans: Developing tailored funding strategies that align with each startup’s specific needs and growth plans, ensuring they have the financial support required to scale their innovations.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Assisting startups in understanding and meeting the regulatory requirements associated with public funding, ensuring compliance and increasing the chances of successful funding applications.

  • Resource Optimization: Helping startups optimize their resources by identifying the best funding opportunities and providing support throughout the application process, from preparation to submission and follow-up.

These services provided by Euro-Funding are part of CBC Business Solutions, powered by Cleanvestree (the business arm of CBC), and are integrated into the CBC CleanTech StartUP Hub’s Financing Facilities. This comprehensive support system aims to foster innovation, promote clean technologies, and drive the growth of sustainable business practices.

The partership will be coordinated by Marie Latour, European Affairs Director at Euro-Funding; CBC Co-Chair of CleanTech StartUP Hub (In Charge of the EU Funding)

CBC CleanTech StartUP Hub (CSH)

The CleanTech StartUP Hub (CSH) unites regional startup hubs, accelerators, and individual startups, helping them to scale up through the CleanTech StartUP Hub’s Financing Facilities and bringing them to the global market.

CSH provides a robust platform for emerging companies to access the necessary resources, expertise, and funding to grow and succeed internationally. By integrating these startups into a global network, CSH ensures that innovative solutions can achieve widespread adoption and impact.

Recent Achievements

Recently, CBC was awarded an EU-Funded "Investment Network for Sustainability Focused Startups (IN4SFS)" Project under Horizon Europe which unites CBC with partners from seven countries to support startups' growth and connect visionary investors. This project aims to further enhance the support system for cleantech startups, providing them with the tools and resources needed to thrive in a competitive market.

Vision for the Future

This strategic partnership aims to create a robust ecosystem for clean technology startups, ensuring they have the resources and support needed to thrive. By combining Euro-Funding's expertise in public funding with CBC's strong investor network, the collaboration is set to drive significant advancements in the clean technology sector.

Thumbs up for cleantech, clean hydrogen, and clean water! The Best Friends Forever! #TogetherWeAreStronger.

See Pictures Gallery from the CBC's 10th Anniversary Black-Tie Gala HERE


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