Proof of Concept 3 (POC 3): “Women and the future of green economy”
The Third Proof of Concept Competition (POC 3) under the theme of “Women and the future of green economy”, calling for innovative ideas to turn climate challenges into business opportunities is officially launched on 16th Jan 2019.

The objective of PoC 3 is to provide comprehensive support for innovative startups in the field of green and sustainable development.
Startups and young enterprises will gain access to: (1) grant funding of up to $75,000; (2) mentoring and training; (3) business advisory services; and (4) fundraising at all stages of development, from project idea, incubation, commercialization to market development.

Applicants are required to submit proposal for an innovative product, service, or business model in one of the following categories:
            • Energy efficiency
            • Sustainable agriculture
            • Climate change/cleantech-related ICT
            • Technology renewable energy
            • Water management and purification
            • Other fields related to climate change
To apply and learn more about the Proof of Concept, please access  Conference to call for ideas will be held in Hanoi, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho to provide more information about PoC competition and answer questions.

Candidates can download material kit and relevant changes at the website; Facebook:, or access via

Applicants who cannot download from the Internet may request a copy of the application file through email:

# Submission period
The concept of Note must be submitted no later than 5 pm (Hanoi time) on 01 March 2019, by submitting an online application via the link
Or emailing to;  or mail it to the Vietnam Climate Innovation Center (VCIC), 8th floor, Hoang Sam building, 260 ~ 262 Ba Trieu, Hai Ba Trung Dist, Hanoi.

Further information on the training course to complete the concept note into full proposal will be provided to the successful applicants once the judging process has been finalized.

Prospective Applicant can download the PoC concept note here