Green Manufacturing Accelerator - GreenMA, a new accelerator program for green tech startups!

New accelerator program for green technology startups has been launched, focusing on novel materials and resources, manufacturing processes and business model innovation. We’re offering a 3-month acceleration program consisting of a bootcamp, monthly development sprints and an international demo day.


● The program starts with a bootcamp focusing on sustainable business modelling, impact analysis and networking during a 2-day online event:(B) 5-6 October 2022.

● 3 weeks of online workshops and continuous mentoring sessions on green product development, design thinking, sales and marketing, fundraising and other relevant topics: (1) Oct 24 - Oct 28, (2) Nov 14 - Nov 18, (3) Nov 28 - Dec 2.

● The program includes pitch training and a demo day to showcase startups to investors and the startup community:(D) Dec 9 (TBC) in Riga, Latvia.

● We provide access to a large pool of international mentors from Estonia, Latvia, France and Portugal. Participating startups will be introduced to a twinning partner for potential collaboration projects or client-sales during(T)Jan-June 2023.

● Best performing teams will have a chance to raise preseed investment from Buildit (up to 50k €) and after graduating the program - from EIT Manufacturing (up to 300k€) with potential for follow-on investments in later rounds.

Applications are open until 31 August 2022. Please apply at

EIT Manufacturing, as a financial supporter of the GreenMA program, reserves the right to get 1% equity as a program fee from participating startups. 

> Headquartered, located and operating in the EU;
> Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 5+, lower TRL will be considered case by case;
> Stage of the company in pre- or early revenue;
> Up to 2-3 years old (if a legal entity is already registered);
> Minimum of two team members.

Contact Details

The GreenMA accelerator program is supported by EIT Manufacturing. The project partners are the University of Tartu, Buildit Accelerator, Baltic Innovation Agency, Aerospace Valley, INEGI and NESCTEC.    

Background information about EIT Manufacturing
EIT Manufacturing (EIT M) was established in 2019 witha vision that global manufacturing will continue to beled by Europe, and contributing to make Europe and itsmanufacturing sector more competitive andsustainable. In doing so, EIT M brings together agrowing network of top-tier industrial partners, leadingacademic and research institutions from across theregion and innovative startups, scaleups and SMEs. EITM connects and integrates the areas of education,innovation and business creation. Ultimately, EIT Mstrives to accelerate faster innovation with thepotential to improve everyday life globally, help meetEurope’s ambitious climate goals, and ensure that itsworkforce is ready for tomorrow’s challenges. EIT M hasbacking and support from the European Institute ofInnovation and Technology (EIT), an independent EUbody set up to empower innovators to turn their bestideas into products, services and jobs for Europe.

EIT Manufacturing — Making Innovation Happen!
EIT Manufacturing, as a financial supporter of the GreenMA program, reserves the right to get 1% equity as a program fee from participating startups.

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