Timeline 2022-2023

Here we offer you an overview of all the events and workshops that will guide you through this journey.
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Wednesday 3 November 19:15h
De Valk 3 01.19

Kick-off Event 2021-2022

Interested in innovative start-ups and cleantech solutions? Ready to make your mark in the entrepreneurial world? Look no further, as this year Academics for Technology Leuven (AFT) and Academics for Development Leuven (AFD) are again jointly organising the CleanTech Challenge Belgium! Come and join us at our Kick-off Event on the 3rd of November for more information and inspiring stories from our partners as well as insight into the workings of CTC through the stories of previous contestants.

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Kick-off Event 2022-2023

Interested in innovative start-ups and cleantech solutions? Ready to make your mark in the entrepreneurial world? Look no further, as this year Academics for Technology Leuven (AFT) and Academics for Development Leuven (AFD) are again jointly organising the CleanTech Challenge Belgium! Come and join us at our Kick-off Event on the 8th of November for more information and inspiring stories from our partners as well as insight into the workings of CTC through the stories of previous contestants.

Tuesday 8 November 19:00h
Groep T

Wednesday 16 November 19h

Vlerick Campus Leuven, Vlamingenstraat 83 Leuven

Vlerick Business School: "Ideation: from idea to growth" by Yannick Dillen

Vlerick Business School is a leading international school, consistently ranked amongst the top business schools in Europe. We practice what we teach, with a big dose of pragmatic insight. That’s why we are offering a workshop on ideation, given by Lecturer and Sr researcher Yannick Dillen. Yannick is active in our Masters and MBA programmes as lecturer and start-up coach and is amongst others involved in the Impulse Centre for Growth Management. In this workshop, Yannick will cover the four essential steps of entrepreneurship. From idea to growth.

"Challenges in Sustainability” by Hans Fastenaekels

Vyncke Clean Energy Technology is a Belgian company that manufactures industrial energy plants that convert biomass waste and sorted industrial waste into green and clean energy. Hans Fastenaekels, the CTO of Vyncke, will illustrate the challenges that Vyncke faces and the industrial energy sector in general on the road to sustainability.

TBA

Thursday 18 November 19h

"Challenges in Sustainability” by Hans Fastenaekels

Vyncke Clean Energy Technology is a Belgian company that manufactures industrial energy plants that convert biomass waste and sorted industrial waste into green and clean energy. Hans Fastenaekels, the CTO of Vyncke, will illustrate the challenges that Vyncke faces and the industrial energy sector in general on the road to sustainability.

TBA

"Sustainability in Practice"

TBA

Second Semester

“Making an initial Business Model Canvas” by Johan Geysen

VITO is an independent Flemish research organization in the area of cleantech and sustainable development. Their goal is to drive the transition to a sustainable world. This workshop is given by Johan Geysen. Johan is a senior advisor and among other things supports the generation of spin-offs at VITO. In this workshop Johan will elucidate how to set up you initial Business Model Canvas (BMC). A BMC is crucial for startups, it is designed to guide thinking through each of the key components or building blocks for devising a business model.

TBA

Wednesday 23 February

“Making an initial Business Model Canvas” by Johan Geysen

VITO is an independent Flemish research organization in the area of cleantech and sustainable development. Their goal is to drive the transition to a sustainable world. This workshop is given by Johan Geysen. Johan is a senior advisor and among other things supports the generation of spin-offs at VITO. In this workshop Johan will elucidate how to set up you initial Business Model Canvas (BMC). A BMC is crucial for startups, it is designed to guide thinking through each of the key components or building blocks for devising a business model.

TBA

 

Workshop Funding & Financing

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Wednesday 16 March

Workshop Pitching by BrightWolves

BrightWolves is a young consulting firm that drives sustainable business transformation, from strategy to implementation. They will teach you how to pitch your idea convincingly.

Workshop Pitching

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Wednesday 29 March

 

Belgian final

After months of hard work and brainstorming the main event of this year’s CleanTech Challenge is in sight. On the 29th of March the Belgian Finals of the CleanTech Challenge will take place in Groep T. Here, the teams of the CTC 22/23 will pitch their cleantech idea in front of a jury with a chance of getting their ticket to the international finals in London. The all-round winners will go to London where they will participate in the international finals, organized by LBS and UCL. They will compete for the title of CTC winner of 2022-2023 and earn a £10.000 investment in their idea.