The Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge (, the international sustainability competition for green minded / clean tech start-ups and entrepreneurs, is one of the world’s largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green start-ups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans. The winner will receive €500,000 to further develop the product or service, and to bring it to market. The runner-up will receive €200,000 and the three other finalists receive €100,000 each. An international jury selects the winner and runner-up. In addition to the prize money, all finalists will receive over six months of expert coaching to optimise their business opportunities.

Entry period:

March 1 – 31: Stage 1 expressions of interest

April 11 – 30: Stage 2 invitation only full application

We also plan to run a few webinars next March / April during the submission period, so if any companies are interested in being updated they can email and join the newsletter.