Climate Impact Innovations Challenge (CIIC) is Indonesia’s largest climate innovations tech platform of the year, brought to you by East Ventures and Temasek Foundation. This Challenge provides opportunities for tech innovators to showcase their sustainable innovations in addressing ecological challenges and mitigating the impacts of climate change.
The teams will compete in four tracks for a total prize pool of IDR 10 billion to pilot their solutions within Indonesia, receive global exposure, be granted access to investors, and many other perks and benefits.
Only teams that have created the pilot to create a minimum viable product with the intention for commercialization are eligible to join.
The four tracks of CIIC 2023
The transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energy is crucial as industries race towards Net-Zero goals. We seek new ideas, innovations, and technologies that can disrupt how we generate and enable better adoption and distribution of renewable energy and improve energy efficiency in a low-cost and inclusive manner for urban and rural communities.
Food & Agriculture
Climate crises and unpredictable weather continue to haunt the sustainability of food systems. We seek new innovative solutions to transform and improve the way we plant, produce and distribute our foods more sustainably, with methodologies and solutions that help to improve affordability, access, nutrients, as well as reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and waste, thereby, ensuring food security in both urban and rural communities.
Connectivity is crucial for better economic and social access between urban and rural communities, which needs to be balanced with a low-carbon transportation and logistics system to ensure greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. We seek new ideas as new services, platforms, and technologies to support the growing demand for sustainable mobility and supply chains.
The ocean is critical to feed the population, regulate the climate, and generate most of the oxygen on earth. An ideal blue economy resonates with the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth and improved livelihoods while conserving the health of the ocean ecosystem. We seek innovative solutions to utilize marine resources sustainably to ensure the welfare of coastal communities.
The winners of CIIC 2023
The finalists of CIIC 2023
- Only teams that have created the pilot to create a minimum viable product with the intention for commercialization are eligible to join.
- Possesses an original and innovative proposal
- Proposes an impactful solution that addresses key challenges in at least one of the four tracks: Renewable Energy, Food and Agriculture, Mobility and Ocean in [Indonesia]
- Presents a feasible solution that can be adopted quickly and perform well in a large scale setting
- Potential for commercially viable solution, with a large market size
Prize and benefits
Total prize pool of
IDR 10 Billion
Application is now closed.
Speakers and judges
We are looking for partners that can help and support us in spreading the word to find and support solutions for an inclusive and sustainable future.
The global energy sector has shifted to green energy, and now is the time to unlock Indonesia's renewable energy potential.
The answer is no. Having a sustainable business means the company needs to find a way to scale up its enterprises, saving the cost for operations and customers. Moreover, it will be a positive way if sustainable solutions can generate value for the companies.
This year, sustainable business became a buzzword as more investors and stakeholders asked companies to be more aware of their businesses and implement ESG principles. A common assumption is that sustainability is only suitable for growth-stage companies and large corporations. Moreover, sustainability is often more closely associated with green actions, environmentally friendly products, and other things.
At this year’s Tech in Asia Conference, our annual Startup Arena Pitch Battle returned offline, with four judges and scores of audience members watching six startups battle it out for the top spot. This edition, sponsored by East Ventures, focused on startups addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.
East Ventures signed the Memorandum of Understanding with KADIN Net Zero Hub and WRI Indonesia in advancing commitment towards net-zero targets
East Ventures signed an MoU with KADIN Net Zero Hub and WRI Indonesia for a strategic partnership and collaboration towards net zero targets.
Find out more about the Climate Impact Innovations Challenge 2023 and become the agent of change in the ecosystems of Indonesia and beyond today.