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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Hello Tomorrow Deep Tech startups Global Challenge 2024 (up to €100k Prize)

Applications are now open for the prestigious Hello Tomorrow Gobal Challenge 2024.

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge is a prestigious global competition that seeks to empower Deep Tech startups during their early stages by providing generous Equity-Free fundings and other instruments to help promising deep tech startups to flourish in their respective fields.

The Challenge gives deep tech and science- based entrepreneurs around the globe a solid platform for their projects, giving opportunities for equity-free funding, global visibility and connections with key players in the deep tech ecosystem. Until this day, previous winners and finalists have already racked up more than $3 billion in funding.

Let's dig deeper into this exciting opportunity!


Hello Tomorrow Gobal Challenge Benefits

The challenge offers all equity-free fundings, with a €100K Grand Prize, and additional prizes for different stages of startups (€25K 2nd place prize, and €25K pre-VC stage). The challenge forms a platform for innovators to gain visibility, support, and connect with a global network of investors, partners, and clients.

Winners will join the Deep Tech Pioneers community for year-round access to a global network and have the opportunity to be featured in reports and invited to speak at future events.


Eligibility Criteria

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge 2024 welcomes startups that meet the following eligibility criteria:

Stage of Development: Startups should be in the early stages, from not yet incorporated up to Series A or early commercialization stage.

Technology Base: They must be based on a new technology, a scientific discovery, or a complex engineering process.

Validation: There should be a scientific validation of their claim, a proof of concept, a prototype, or they should be in the process of producing one.

Team Composition: The startup must have a team of at least 2 people.

Independence: It should not be a subsidiary or a spin-off of an existing company.

Market Potential: The startup should foresee an economically viable application on the market within 15 years.

Impact: They must have the potential to have a strong impact on the industry targeted, and on society or the environment in general.


Major Areas of Interest

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge 2024 focuses on a variety of fields, reflecting the diverse landscape of deep tech innovation. The main fields for this year's challenge include:

  • Aerospace

  • Digital Health & Medical Devices

  • Energy

  • Environment & Biodiversity

  • Food & Agriculture

  • Industrial Biotech & New Materials

  • Industry & Machines

  • Medical Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

  • Sustainable Construction & Infrastructure.


Key Dates

Applications Open: June 6th, 2024.

Early Application Deadline: July 31st, 2024.

Application Closure: September 22nd, 2024.

Pioneers Selected: October 30th, 2024.

Finalist Update Deadline: November 15th, 2024

Japan Finals & Summit: December 6th, 2024.

Finalists Announced: January 21st, 2025

Investor Day in Paris: March 12th, 2025.

Global Summit: March 13th-14th, 2025.


Application Procedure

If you believe your Deep Tech startup can make the cut and has the potentials and meeting the eligibility criteria, then you are encouraged to apply online by visiting the official website

➢ For further details, visit the FAQ Webpage





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