COP27 in Egypt will focus on implementation, therefore scalable solutions are required. The Solar Impulse Foundation is initiating a Call for Solutions – offering the opportunity for highly scalable Solutions to pitch to key decision-makers and procurement professionals at this year’s Conference in Egypt. In the context of the Foundation’s Solutions for Cities Initiative, the goal of this Call for Solutions is to accelerate the implementation of Efficient Solutions in the urban contexts of emerging economies.
What's in it for you?
Get the chance to pitch your solution at COP27 and enter the radar of high-level decision makers in both the public and private sector
Receive a pass for COP and partial reimbursement of travel expenses to Sharm El Sheikh
Receive the benefits of the Efficient Solutions Label, if awarded (more info)
Who is it for?
Solutions to plan and maintain resilient, efficient water systems
Solutions for wastewater treatment processes
Solutions facilitating access to clean and affordable water
Energy and Power Networks
Solutions to make clean electricity generation accessible and cost-effective in urban areas
Solutions to maximize the resilience of electricity distribution networks
Mobility and Air Quality
Solutions to reduce time and distance of travel
Solutions to improve and sort recycling at local level
Solutions for recycling municipal solid waste
Construction and Buildings
Solutions to decarbonize the entire life-cycle of construction materials
Solutions to optimize designs and construction site operations
Solutions to improve energy consumption and building management
Maturity: TRL8 and more (minimum: solution deployed and commercialized)
Type of innovation: Technology, process, or service
Mandatory: For Efficient Solutions Label owner only.
Applications encouraged from Solutions based in emerging economies, as well as youth entrepreneurs
From July 12th to October 3rd : Call for Solutions
September 6th: Deadline to submit for the Efficient Solution Label
October 3rd: Deadline to obtain your Efficient Solutions Label
October 10th: Selection of participating companies
October 17th: Information webinar
November 6th-18th: COP27, Sharm El Sheikh