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

Also this year the Battle of Green Talent was a real success! On April 29th during a live pitching event, the finalists gave it their all and competed for the grand prize. Find out more on the 2022 winners below!

Meet the 2022 winners!

Team NaturaWatt was selected the best entrepreneurial team of the 2022 edition of Battle of Green Talent! This team focusses on generating hydrogen from wastewater, using a new innovative technology.

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

Jinhyung Cho took home the grand prize for best investor! Well done! This motivated MBA student is enrolled at Saïd Business School, Oxford. 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!

Best investor

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 NaturaWatt.


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

Public's favourite team

The entrepreneurial ecosystem

Battle of Green Talent brings four important roles together
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EIT InnoEnergy

Year 2 &PhD students & Alumni

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

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EIT InnoEnergy Year 1 students
& students participating universities

Evaluate the ideas
Apply to join a team
Share your expertise
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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