Energy Camps

Energy Camps

Freiburg and East Africa

The two- to three-month Energy Camps for selected startups take place in Freiburg (Energy Camp D-A-CH region) and in Kampala (Energy Camp Sub-Saharan 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 Africa

10 January 2022
Start of the application phase

11 February 2022
End of the application phase

March 2022
Individual coaching sessions

04 – 06 April 2022
Workshop in Kampala

Energy Camp Freiburg

15 November 2021
Start of the application phase

15 December 2021
End of application phase

January – February 2022
Individual coaching sessions

07 – 09 March 2022
Workshop Freiburg