Acceleration

A PROJECT?

The accelerator is open to start-ups, VSBs and SMBs, but also to associations that are carrying out an innovation to promote the circular economy of household packaging and paper and need to be accelerated.

Be part of the second promotion of the Circular Challenge Citeo accelerator and benefit from unique support for 1 year!

The applications have been closed on May 31, 2022

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Circular Challenge identifies innovative solutions in France and abroad across the entire value chain of the circular economy. Internal and external experts review high-potential solutions to support and accelerate their development and foster their adoption by the ecosystem.

Circular Challenge Citeo 1 year accelerator programme helps circular solutions in the packaging and paper industries grow, scale and increase their impact.

YOU HAVE A SOLUTION

APPLY TO WIN A 1 YEAR SUPPORT PROGRAMME 


FUNDING


Cash funding and provision of services
 


COACHING


On demand & tailormade coaching 


VISIBILITY


Event, media, social networks and content co-production

MENTORING

On your business, impact and fundraising issues thanks to the network of Citeo experts and our partners

NETWORK

Access to Citeo's network of 50 000 clients & stakeholders

Raise Lab

RAISELAB ACCESS

Access to the RaiseLab house, a place of open innovation in the centre of Paris 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

Legal structure created

1st Euro of turnover generated and/or strong need of investment in R&D

If you are an international company, we also require

Plan to expand in France within 18 months AND/OR

➜ Project mainly located in an economy in transition & development

 

bootcamp

SELECTION CRITERIA 

Circular impact

Market need

Innovation

Business model

Feasibility

Team

THE TIMELINE

1

Call for applications

From April 12, 2022 to May 31, 2022

2

Intermediate committe

4 & 5 October 2022

3

Pre-Acceleration Bootcamp 

8 & 9 November 2022

4

Final selection committee & unveiling of the Circular Challenge Accelerator Class of 2023

Early December 2022

Start of acceleration : January 2023

 

HIGHLIGHTS


BOOTCAMP


REVELATION EVENT


ACCELERATION DAYS

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US

News

The applications are open until May 31, 2022

🆕 Join the 2nd promotion of Circular Challenge Citeo, the circular economy accelerator!

12 April 2022

2022 Citeo's accelerator launch Day

🚀 On Tuesday, March 15, the 8 winners of the 2022 Circular Challenge Citeo promotion met with the coaches and Citeo’s clients. It was a very intense day focusing on technical matters, and removing key barriers to projects'…

11 April 2022

Launch of Circular Challenge’s 5th edition

Get ready for the launch of Circular Challenge’s 5th edition on April 27th!

23 April 2020