frequently asked


what is the deadline for the applications?

Applications for the 2022 edition of the competition are not open yet

who can apply?

Any organisation with a relevant track record is invited to apply.

can I submit more than one application?

Only one application per organisation will be accepted. An exception applies for projects associated with Universities/Research institutions/spin offs.

is clim@ a technology/cleantech competition?

clim@ looks for innovative business models and promotion concepts that demonstrate a climate impact. However, the competition is not focused on early-stage technology innovation or R&D.

when will I hear if my application is successful?

To be confirmed once applications open in 2022.

what happens once my application is submitted?

If your application gets selected for the longlist of potential finalists, we will invite you to an interview online or in person. Based on the interview, we will compile a shortlist of 15 entries that will be invited to participate at the pitching event.

where will the mentoring sessions/pitching event and awards ceremony take place?

All events will take place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

do I need a visa to attend the event?

Nationals from countries outside the European Union may require issuing a visa to enter Germany. Please seek advice from your local authorities. clim@ will provide an invitation letter to complement visa applications if required.

what is the Green for Growth Fund?

The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) is an impact investment fund that mitigates climate change and promotes sustainable economic growth, primarily by investing in measures that reduce energy consumption, resource use and CO2 emissions. The fund does so by channelling dedicated financing to businesses and households through local financial institutions, and by directly financing eligible projects. The GGF operates in 19 markets across Southeast Europe, including Turkey, the European Eastern Neighbourhood Region, and the Middle East and North Africa.


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what is the GGF Sustainable Future Forum?

The GGF Sustainable Future Forum is an invitation only event organised by the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) that will take place in June 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany. It will be attended by up to 200 senior representatives from international finance institutions, commercial financial institutions from the GGF target regions, and other green champions and thought-leaders, who will come together to discuss the future of climate, energy and resource finance.

what are the Terms and Conditions of the competition?

You can find the Terms and Conditions here [link].