You have landed to the right place, if you are a startup with innovative energy related idea ready to grow with us and our network of utilities and their suppliers.
Grid.LAB is a platform for developing disruptive innovations in the field of energy. Our experts, corporate partners and piloting facilities are available for validating ideas, testing prototypes and scaling innovations. Grid.LAB is free-of-charge to startups and we do not take equity stake, even though an investment by Grid.vc fund will be available to selected companies later in the process. Grid.LAB’s target is to accelerate energy transition and to support all parties involved in the changing energy field.
Grid.LAB process includes mentoring discussions together with our experts. The process lasts between few weeks to three months and may lead for example into piloting with one of our partners and/or an investment from our venture fund Grid.vc.
Click to apply below, if you are interested in discussing further. We are excited to get to know you.
You will get feedback based on your application within a week. After that the process and timeline is agreed separately and depends on the characteristics of the case, but typically the mentoring process and/or investment discussions take anything from a couple of weeks to few months.
Grid.LAB does not cost or require travelling.
You will get insight about your business plan from experts who work in the energy industry. We focus on three areas that create most challenges in new ventures. Those are: product-market fit, business model and team. You’ll get feedback on each area during the process.
We take the confidentiality of your innovations and other business secrets seriously. Initially the information provided will only be viewed by Grid.vc team. Subject to your permission, we may then engage specific matter experts from our network, which includes specialists from all fields of energy and related suppliers and services.