Revolving around two three-day online events, one in Africa and another one in Asia Pacific, Climate Innovation Labs will give a chance to its participants to work side-by-side with climate technology experts from small and medium-sized enterprises to explore innovative design thinking tools, flexing their entrepreneurial muscle and creating solutions for enhanced climate action.
Learn more about the eligibility criteria below.
👩 Who Can Participate? 👱
Between 20 and 30 years old
Fluent in the English language
Attending or have completed higher education
Aspiring or early-stage entrepreneurs or students interested in launching an idea on climate change and building entrepreneurial muscle
Passionate about solving climate technology needs and challenges in Africa or Asia Pacific, especially those listed in the focus challenges below
⚠ Focus Challenges ⚠
You will have the opportunity to work with climate technology experts on one of these challenges.
The CTCN promotes the accelerated transfer of environmentally sound technologies for low carbon and climate-resilient development at the request of developing countries. It provides technology solutions, capacity building and advice on policy, legal and regulatory frameworks tailored to the needs of individual countries. The Centre is the operational arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, it is hosted and managed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and supported by more than 600 network partners around the world.