Climate Research , Education and Training
The Award recognizes the innovative research or educational and training efforts of Academic Institutions, Startups, Corporates and NGOs in building the technical knowledge capacity of stakeholders in the field of climate adaptation and mitigation.
Fields of interest for the award may include:
- Incentivizing well-functioning existing incubators and accelerators to expand into climate technology markets.
- Educating potential investors (such as microfinance institutions, angel investors and venture capitalists) on the nature of climate technology development (e.g. long payback times, type of market demand and broader benefits and returns).
- Implementing educational and training programs to build the capacity of stakeholders to engage in climate innovation.
- Creating informative media content on environmental issues for the general public.