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A global climate hackathon in Tallinn to focus on mobility

The Estonian capital, Tallinn, is joining more than 100 cities around the world to host a 24-hour hackathon, Climathon, that is dedicated to solving climate challenges. Climathon is a global movement that gathers experts, students, startups, think tanks, innovators and developers around the world to find innovative solutions for environmental …

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Tallinn to serve as the global hub for a climate change hackathon

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, will serve as the main stage for the climate change hackathon, Climathon 2017, a worldwide 24-hour hackathon focussed on climate change challenges for cities. During the annual worldwide hackathon – this year’s edition takes place on 27 October 2017 – students, entrepreneurs, big thinkers, technical …

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Estonia plans to build an offshore wind farm near Hiiumaa

The Estonian wind energy developer, Nelja Energia, is planning to build an offshore wind farm near the island of Hiiumaa and has signed a cooperation agreement with Hiiu municipality. The country’s first offshore wind farm will, according to the plans, be comprising 100-160 wind turbines with an aggregate capacity of …

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Estonian startup Gleather wins a cleantech business idea contest

An Estonian startup, Gleather, has won a global cleantech business idea competition, the ClimateLaunchpad European finals, held from 7-8 October in Estonia. Supported by the local investors, government organisations and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, ClimateLaunchpad is dedicated to making the world more environmentally friendly and has created …

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Tallinn hosts the world’s largest clean technology competition

Tallinn, the Estonian capital, has been chosen as the host for the world’s largest clean technology business idea competition – the ClimateLaunchpad European Finals 2016. As one might have noticed from the growing media attention and the number of successful tech companies springing from Estonia, the local startup scene has …

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European cleantech programme selects 11 Estonian startups for a mentorship

One of the biggest clean technology (cleantech) programmes in Europe, ClimateLaunchpad, has selected 11 Estonian startups for a three-month mentorship programme in order to be prepared for the ClimateLaunchpad European finals. The chosen startups – SolWay, Gleather, ALGACAP, Winsect, BÖX, WildAr, BugOil, HeatSmartel, Get it Clean, and Polycycle – will get the …

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