Energy Camps

Energy Camps

Freiburg and East Africa

The two- to three-month energy camps for selected startups take place in Freiburg and in Kampala, East Africa. The events are interrelated and aimed at promoting the exchange of startups in both regions.

Three phases

Application and selection procedures
Up to five startups participate in each Energy Camp. These are selected by a jury in a selection process.

Individual coaching sessions
Each startup receives three coaching sessions (live or online) over a period of two months on the topics of market and customers, product, sales, financing. At the end there is a mature presentation of the business idea.

Workshop: Networking and Competition
At the workshop, which lasts several days, other startups as well as investors and experienced entrepreneurs critically question business ideas. The start-up is the final| Energy competition.

Eight thematic areas

Startups that offer solutions from one of these eight areas can apply for the Energy Camps:


Energy Camp East Africa

1 March 2021
Start of the application phase

15 April 2021
End of the application phase

May / June 2021
Individual coaching sessions

22 – 24 June 2021
Workshop Kampala

Energy Camp Freiburg

1 August 2021
Start of the application phase

15 September 2021
End of application phase

October / November 2021
Individual coaching sessions

29 November – 1 December 2021
Workshop Freiburg