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Startups Combatting Climate Change
Workshop 2022

​Innovative startups are invited to attend a  
two-day workshop to help grow their businesses and enter the sustainability sector.

June 5-6, 2022

Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

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About The Program

The Nexus Startups Hub, one of the premier business incubators in New Delhi, will conduct a workshop for innovative “green” startups on June 5-6, 2022.

The Startups Combatting Climate Change Workshop is designed to support ambitious and innovative entrepreneurs by enabling them to transform their business venture into a sustainable enterprise and connect with the leading American and Indian corporates working to mitigate the impacts of Climate Change. The program will enhance the entrepreneurial and managerial skills of these entrepreneurs leading early stage ventures.


The program consists of a two-day workshop organized in New Delhi for 25 entrepreneurs, with a focus on startups whose technologies will positively impact the environment by reducing waste or promoting renewable energy.


The workshop will begin on World Environment Day (June 5, 2022) in conjunction with the World Environment Expo 2022 and the 
World Environment Conference 2022, and will be held at Pragati Maidan, in the heart of New Delhi. One top startup will be invited to the Nexus pre-incubation program.

Our curriculum is designed to equip the participants to enter the challenging climate change/green energy industry, grow their business and attract outside funding. Besides the business training, the program will provide peer-to-peer learning, collaboration opportunities, mentor-mentee connects and networking among the participants, all in a supportive atmosphere run by the premier startup incubator in India.

The Startups Combatting Climate Change Workshop is being conducted by the Nexus Startup Hub in partnership with the U.S. State Department, ACIR and outreach partner, KPMG in India.

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Why participate in the Startups Impacting Climate Change Workshop?

Selected startups will get access to the big players within the climate change sector.

Selected startups will also get a chance to learn from :

  • Industry experts

  • Government agencies

  • Successful startups

Participants will receive access to the World Environment Expo 2022 and the World Environment Conference 2022.


  • How can I participate in the Startups Combatting Climate Change Workshop?
    Fill out this application. Selected startups will receive an invitation to attend.
  • What is the structure of the workshop?
    This workshop will be a two-day event with presentations, industry meetings, networking events and best practices training specifically focused on the climate change sector.
  • Who should apply?
    This workshop is for startups that are working on (or providing) technologies or services that impact the environment by reducing waste or promoting renewable energy. The following criteria will be used for the final selection: Innovative. The startups must have some kind of innovative process or products that they are introducing to the market. Traditional SMEs that do not have an innovative product/technology that can be protected are not a good fit for this workshop. Have intellectual property rights protected or have a solid plan for their protection. Should be registered in India. Past the idea stage in development: at least a TRL 4, preferably a TRL 5 and above. In accordance with Startup India's definition, a startup must be less than 10 years old and have an annual turnover of less than 100 crore (US$14 million).
  • Can I attend virtually?
    SICC2022 is an in-person workshop. Participants should be vaccinated and we will follow all social distancing and masking protocols for safety.
  • How much does the workshop cost?
    The workshop is free, but by application/invitation only.
  • Will I receive a certificate of completion or diploma?
    Yes, each startup that completes the workshop will receive a certificate.
  • When is the deadline to apply?
    The application deadline is May 30, 2022.
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