Win 200 000 to develop an innovative energy solution

Extra ordinary efforts by extra ordinary people are needed to tackle the climate change, and Northern Sweden is packed with that kind of people. Therefore we are launching the Energy Solution Challenge – where the winner gets 200 000 SEK and business support, to bring an idea to life on a global market.


We are looking for new energy solutions that contribute to a more sustainable use of the world’s resources. It can be a seed to an idea or a product ready to be launched on a global market.

To enter the competition, use the NABC model to describe your solution on just ONE PIECE OF PAPER.

Describe the problem from a customer perspective.

What do you offer, and how do you solve the problem described above? Do you have intellectual properties to protect your solution, or unique know-how to become a first mover?

Describe all the benefits for using your solution – short and clear. Is the value of the benefit higher than the cost to the customer?

Describe other ways to solve the problem, and why your solution is superior and unique.

Remember, your idea must fit on just ONE piece of paper. Email your description to esc@uminovainnovation. Registration time closes on December 4th. The winner will be announced before Christmas.

Uminova Innovation works under strict confidentiality, and any possible communication regarding your idea will be done in close dialogue with you. The 200 000 SEK are intended to idea development and/or market launch. Possible tax on profits will be paid by the winner.

If you have questions, please contact business developer Johan Hedengran.

Good luck!

In cooperation with Project Innovationsmiljöer (Energimyndigheten, Arctic Business, Umeå Energi, Skellefteå Kraft and Skellefteå Science City) and North Sweden Cleantech.