12 Oct 2022

Accelerate Green 2023 will see the third group of companies to take part in the Accelerate Green series of programmes. Seventeen companies have already taken part in the 2022 programme, and the more specialised ‘Pre-Accelerator’ programme that is currently underway. The 2022 programme culminated in Ireland’s Sustainable Future Conference which was attended by industry leaders from across Ireland.

Previous companies that have successfully taken part in Accelerate Green include Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd, GoEve, Real Leaf Farm, Jones Celtic BioEnergy (JCBE) and Positive Carbon.

Encouraging companies to apply for the 2023 programme, Dr Andrew Walsh, Managing Director, Jones Celtic BioEnergy (JCBE), said, “Networking with other professionals in the climate solutions sector gave us new insights and business leaders were very generous in sharing their experiences and knowledge with us. Accelerate Green has been very beneficial in providing focus and an added impetus to JCBE’s strategy and we highly recommend the programme to any start-ups in green innovation.”

Karen Hennessy, CEO, Real Leaf Farm said, “The expertise and experience of the Accelerate Green team has been invaluable to our company and has allowed us to think bigger and more creatively. This is an innovative and exciting programme and it will help you become a leader in your sector. I encourage any company interested to apply for the 2023 Programme.”

Any early-stage company involved in climate action or the sustainable economy is encouraged to apply to Accelerate Green 2023 for the chance to collaborate with others in their field and gain further knowledge of green innovation.

Tom Donnellan, Chief Executive, Bord na Móna, said: “Central to the success of the EU’s Green Deal are climate solutions leaders like Bord na Móna partnering with existing and future customers and suppliers, up and down the value chain, working to produce more sustainable goods and services. In this regard, Bord na Móna recognises the potential of businesses participating in Accelerate Green to help deliver on the vision of the EU Green Deal. We are looking for companies that will become the next leaders in their sector and who can inspire other start-ups and scaleups across Ireland towards success.”

To apply, please visit accelerategreen.ie.