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Bringing business ideas for a sustainable energy future to life

The online entrepreneurship competition by EIT InnoEnergy 

The Battle of Green Talent offers takes you on a journey through a virtual entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is an online. entrepreneurship competition, with the goal to bring innovative ideas for sustainable energy to life. During this 6 month competition, EIT InnoEnergy students and alumni transform their bright ideas into promising businesses, surrounded by talents, virtual investors, and advisors. 

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Welcome to the Battle of Green Talent

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Battle of Green Talent is preparing to kick-off its fourth edition in October '23.

In the mean time, check out the teaser video of the third edition and find out more on the 2023 winners below!

Meet the 2023 winners!


Team Cybele Dryers, consisting of Jennifer Ortiz (X-Polytechnique) and Görkem Balyalıgil (KTH) was selected the best entrepreneurial team of the 2023 edition of Battle of Green Talent! This team focusses on an innovative, sustainable dryer that will help South-American cocoa and coffee bean farmers increase their profit by drying their own harvest.

They won a €10000 cheque and can enjoy EIT InnoEnergy's Student Incubation Services.

Congratulations and good luck developing your start-up!

Best entrepreneurial team:

Cybele Dryers!

Best investor

2nd Place: Enersoul


Team Enersoul took home the second prize. Their start-up on recovering excess heatconvinced the jury to award them with the second spot. 

They won €5000 cash and can also enjoy EIT InnoEnergy's Student Incubation Services.

Congratulations to Rajkaushik Borgohain (ENTECH), Achraf Bechara (ENTECH at G-INP), Jeremy Ericsson Sintong (ENTECH), José Malhó (ENTECH), Alex Berezhnoy (RENE at KTH) and Yusuf Gürkan (RENE at KTH).

Public's favourite team

3rd Place: BEC


The third venture that was awarded, was Bringing Energy Closer (BEC)

Adrian Brasero (RENE at KTH), Alex Cano (RENE at X-Polytechnique), Gonzalo Olaso (RENE at IST), Guillem Álvarez (RENE at X-Polytechnique), Raúl Maza Ruiz (RENE at X-Polytechnique), Helena Magariños Maceira (RENE at IST), Alessandro Galleani d'Agliano (RENE at X-Polytechnique) and Avanish Vibhu (RENE at KTH) will also receive the guidance from the EIT InnoEnergy student incubator services to further develop their business into a real start-up! 

Winning Investor! 


Rami Abou Younes took home the grand prize for best investor! Well done! This motivated MBA student is enrolled at Grenoble Ecole de Management. By giving valuable feedback to the entrepreneurial teams, asking critical, to-the-point questions and ultimately performing a thorough assessment of all ventures before making his virtual investments, he has proven himself to be the best virtual venture capitalist!

Public's favourite award


During the Final Event, the audience had the chance to choose their favourite start-up, based on the teams' pitch and Q&A session. This year, the honour and public's favourite trophy was awarded to team Cybele Dryers.


This team really stood out, both with the audience and with the jury! Well done!

The entrepreneurial ecosystem

Battle of Green Talent brings four important roles together
NEW!!! As of this year, everybody can play as investor!
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EIT InnoEnergy Year 2 master's students and EIT InnoEnergy Master & PhD School alumni

Launch your own venture
Invite talents to your team
Collect the most virtual capital
Turn your idea into reality!

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All Master students

Evaluate the ideas
Apply to join a team
Help your team to the top!

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Business school students

Evaluate the ideas

Invest virtual money

Send valuable feedback

Predict the market and win!

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Experienced professionals,
venture capitalists & CEOs

Scan the ideas

Challenge the business cases

Share your expertise

Help your teams to the top!

Participating universities and business schools

Entrepreneurs & talents
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Join the Battle of Green Talent competition and embrace new opportunities in sustainable energy entrepreneurship today!

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