The programme gives start-ups/SMEs unrivalled access to a multinational partner to scale-up and reach mass-market. Schneider Electric is the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management, with over 10,000 electricians/installers trained in the UK – around 1 in 4 homes globally has a Schneider Electric product.
Phase 1 will run from August – October 2020 and is based on designing/costing trials before companies pitch their business case to Schneider Electric for further funding (with trials undertaken 2021). Companies will receive £5,000 cash grant to work with Sustainable Ventures during this first phase.
Applications are currently open and will close 17th June, with assessment undertaken on a rolling basis until close.
Competition briefing attached below