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Best Climate Innovation

Award Overview

Solving the climate crisis presents the single biggest opportunity of the last 200 years. Galvanising the potential of technology is urgent to achieving our climate goals. Our Climate Innovation Award Series celebrates a company working towards doing just this. This award is in partnership with DeepTech Labs, a global accelerator and VC fund connecting leading researchers, technologists and entrepreneurs to build world-changing DeepTech companies. Please submit a nomination and the top submissions will be invited to (virtually) pitch on our Start-up  stage in front of a live judging panel during CogX Festival 14-16th June.

  • Tech for Carbon Emissions & Clean Energy
  • Tech for Nature
  • Tech for Climate Justice

Tech for Carbon Emissions & Clean Energy

Awarded to the organisation that is best utilising tech for carbon capture or driving clean energy.

Tech for Nature

Awarded to the organisation that exemplifies tech and innovation being used to harness the healing power of nature. This could be contributing to reforestation, helping protect wildlife and natural habitats, or cleaning up the oceans.

Tech for Climate Justice

This will be awarded to the organisation using tech to work towards climate justice and help ensure resilience across developing nations and communities.

Submission Form

FAQ

Entry into is open to any company, team or individual. Joint entries where teams and clients have developed and delivered innovations collectively are accepted. Entries from outside the UK are welcome.
For the Climate Innovation series: Please remember that if successful, you will be selected to do a short pitch during CogX Festival 2021 so only enter if you are comfortable and available to do this.

We do not charge to enter any of our awards

Submissions will close on the 30th of April but the first 100 qualifying entries will receive a little surprise!

Please go to the categories and there should be a link at the bottom that will lead you to the form. Any questions please email [email protected]

Absolutely, we have over 70 awards so please submit for any you are eligible for.

Unfortunately not, you would need to re-submit but you can email the awards team to let us know which entry to put forward.

The shortlist will be announced via all CognitionX social channels online. The announcement will be made circa 24th May. You will also be notified by email.
For Climate Innovation series: W/c 24th May you will be emailed by the awards team to prepare for the pitching on our virtual stage during CogX festival (14-16th June)

Main awards: You will be notified during CogX festival (14th-16th June). Keep a lookout on our festival agenda and emails about when this announcement will take place.
For Climate Innovation series: The winners will be announced within the sessions on our Start-up Stage CogX festival (14th-16th June). Keep a lookout on our festival agenda and emails about when this series will take place.

Blog post about our 2020 winners: https://cogx.live/blog/awards-2020-winners/

The Climate Innovation series is launching for the first time this year so there is no previous example. However, it is closely modelled on our successful COVID-19 Innovation series which you can watch an example of here: Pitches for Society https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=349W_V8kbjM&t=6s
Pitches for Recovery https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Meis21gWSj4
Pitches for Health https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c610prhigPw&t=9s
The final: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px2g0SjdPAI&t=5s