Call for Applications: ‘Living Indus - Green Start-up Youth Champions Award’
‘Living Indus - Green Startup Youth Champions Award’ is an initiative by the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC), the Government of Pakistan, and the United Nations, in collaboration with National Incubation Centers, to encourage and enable Pakistani youth working towards developing environmental protection and climate mitigation solutions. The winner of the ‘Living Indus - Green Startup Youth Champions Award’ will receive a Prize Money of USD $2000 and a guaranteed seat in the incubation programme of their nearest NIC.
The award has been designed by UNFAO and UNICEF Pakistan in collaboration with National Incubation Center Lahore (NICL). NICL’s commitment to facilitating young Pakistani startups places it as a unique player in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. In addition to providing training and networking opportunities, NICL also plays a significant role in building strategic partnerships, whereby mutually beneficial channels of exchange and collaborative learning are built.
If you believe your startup can address issues around climate change and create a better future for Pakistan click here to send in your applications. Grant applications are open from April 17, and will close on May 27, 2023. The call for applications can be downloaded here.
For more information on the award and the eligibility criteria click here.