SolarPower Summit 2023: Get ready for solar


Event date
March 8-9, 2023
Short description

Tackling the Energy Crisis

The energy crisis is on everyone’s mind. Europe is faced with choices: reinforced dependency on fossil fuels, or stronger energy security? More LNG terminals, or more solar fields?

Europe must opt for the right solution to fix the energy crisis. Only solar and renewables will take us out of the energy crisis, strengthen our security, and put us on track to achieve Europe’s urgent climate goals.

The energy security finish line is in sight and Europe is equipped with an EU Solar Strategy. But to implement the historic solar expansion we need, we still have hurdles to overcome.


Companies participating in the Solar Startup Award will be reviewed by a selected jury. On 9 March 2023, the finalists will be able to present their solar startup work at the SolarPower Summit 2023. The participants of the SolarPower Summit will vote for the winner.

The winner of the Solar Startup Award 2023 will be announced during the Summit in Brussels.

The prize money is €5000.

Who is eligible to participate?

For the Solar Startup Award 2023, we invite all startups active in the vast field of solar power, including, but not limited to:
  • – Solar power generation devices
  • – Solar system components including technologies, such as battery storage that support the flexibility of solar power
  • – Solar solutions to electrify heating
  • – Innovative solar business models based on digital solutions.
Startups must have a proven traction and employ no more than 20 FTEs.



  • Wins 5000 euros (sponsored by Enerparc)
  • Free startup exhibition spot at The Smarter E Europe 2023 (sponsored by The Smarter E)
  • Opportunity to pitch on the stage during the Solar Startup session at the SolarPower Summit 2023
  • 1 year of free membership at SolarPower Europe
  • Name and website of the company on the SolarPower Summit 2023 website


  • Opportunity to pitch on stage at the Solar Startup session of the SolarPower Summit 2023
  • 1 year of free membership at SolarPower Europe
  • Name and website of the company on the SolarPower Summit 2023 website


  • 21/12/2022 – Competition opens
  • 03/02/2023 – Deadline for applications
  • 17/02/2023 – Announcement of finalists
  • 09/03/2023 – Awards ceremony at SolarPower Summit in Brussels


  • To apply please fill in this form by 03/02/2023

Please do not hesitate to contact Louise Tydgadt at for any questions or comments.


Geographical focus
  • Europe
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General
Event type
  • Conference in EU/international

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Modified on January 4, 2023

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