Research Management Office


TechX Clean Energy Accelerator Program

Deadline: Open

Amount: 100,000 GBP

Applications are now open for the TechX Clean Energy Accelerator Program to accelerate start-ups with clear potential to significantly speed up the transition to an affordable net zero energy industry. They’re looking for diverse, innovative start-ups that will pave the way in clean energy. If you are a forward-thinking founder with bold ideas that can help unlock the next generation of net zero technologies, they want to hear from you.
Focus Areas

  • Renewable energy technologies, hydrogen, other clean fuels and green chemicals
  • Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage
  • Digitalisation
  • Oil and gas emissions reduction technologies


  • Creating a prototype or minimum viable product.
  • Pitching to potential customers at their final showcase Demo Day.
  • Securing field trials to pilot your solution with the industry including bp, Equinor, ADNOC and their other partners.
  • Structuring capital raising and pitches to investors, before putting it into practice on Investor Day.
  • Connecting into the Net Zero Technology Centre’s extensive energy industry network and maximising the benefit.
  • Creating and developing your brand.
  • Structuring your business optimally from a legal and tax perspective.
  • Complying with regulation and anticipating regulatory changes.
  • Protecting your IP, developing an IP strategy and applying for patents.
  • Start-ups also have access to the TechX Growth co-working space in Aberdeen and further business support for two years post-graduation.

Key features of the TechX Clean Energy Accelerator Programme:

  • 12 companies selected per cohort
  • 15 week programme, held from 27 February ’23 to 9 June ’23
  • Full time attendance required
  • No joining fee
  • TechX does not take equity or IP in the start-ups

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