U-START is Veolia Germanys new preseed startup accelerator in Berlin.
The program was launched on the 3rd of February 2016 to initiate long-term cooperations with eary stage startups. The focus lies on startups with sustainable services in the fields of water, energy and waste services.
For U-STARTS first Call on ENERGY, Veolia Germany and KIC InnoEnergy initiated a joint program for startups. The partnership of the leading environmental service company with the European company for Innovation, Business Creation and Education in Sustainable Energy intends to accompany early stage startups towards readiness for market.
The joint campaign starts from now and ends on 31 March 2016. It addresses startups with innovative and sustainable ideas for energy related challenges of today’s industrial and commercial sites as well as ‘eco-quarters’. In particular, the campaign will be targeting SOLUTIONS relating to:
– energy efficiency
– energy storage
– data management in order to promote efficient use of resources