Veolia Middle East, a provider of environmental engineering services, announced an accelerator programme aiming to support social startups, SMEs focused on creating a more sustainable future.
Selected start-ups will be invited to pitch to the Veolia Management team in December. The cooperation phase will start early 2021.
Selected applicant will take part in numerous pitching stages in front of Veolia’s management teams, resulting in four winning startups securing a place in the acceleration stage in 2021.
Each startup in the acceleration stage will have access to Veolia’s mentorship, and gain access to the company’s network of trained experts, laboratories, and tools to test and benchmark their solutions.
A monthly allowance of $1,000 will also be funded to each successful startup during the acceleration stage.
Sébastien Chauvin, CEO of Veolia Middle East, said:
“Through this programme, we aim to pave the way toward a more circular economy and inspire and support the bright new minds within the industry who are trying to promote a sustainable lifestyle. There is a huge need to look at alternate ways to make a difference and boost our endeavors for ecological transformation.”
To be considered for the Veolia’s Accelerator Programme, startups can register on Veolia’s crowdsourcing platform here.