How does it work?

Please read about the terms and conditions in the Regulations.
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1 May 
16 & 17 June

Deadline submission application form
Submit your idea for a climate adaptation product or service before 1 May via the Application form. Convince us that your idea is innovative, contributes to climate adaptation and has great business potential. 
Climate Adaptation Boot Camp
The most promising business ideas will be invited to attend the Climate Adaptation Boot Camp: is a two-day fast track course and workshop by a Climate-KIC team of international business coaches. The Boot Camp will be organized in the Netherlands. Travel and accommodation will be covered by Knowledge for Climate. Announcement of the jury selection of participants takes place half May.
The Boot Camp programme is covering all aspects of a high level pitch deck.
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15 July

Business coaching and 7,500 euro for business plan and development
The eight best ideas will receive max 7,500 euro for the development of a detailed and high-quality (pre)business proposal. The amount of the award will be determined by Knowledge for Climate and will depend on the quality of the proposal as well as the budget requested. 

25 September

Up to 25,000 euro for business plan implementation
The eight finalists pitch their business plan for an expert jury at the international stage of the DELTAS IN TIMES OF CLIMATE CHANGE II conference, 25 September 2014 in Rotterdam. Travel and accommodation will be covered by Knowledge for Climate. Based on the pitch and written business plan the jury will award four prizes:

1st prize  25,000 euro cash by Knowledge for Climate 
2nd prize  15,000 euro cash by Knowledge for Climate
3rd prize  25,000 euro SME Voucher Climate-KIC
4th prize  15,000 euro SME Voucher Climate-KIC

All winners will receive a wild card for the Climate-KIC Accelerator
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