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Global Hydrogen Pitch Competition 2024

Edmonton Convention Centre - 9797 Jasper Ave
Posted: April 24, 2024
Date: April 24, 2024
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Venue: Edmonton Convention Centre - 9797 Jasper Ave
City: Edmonton, AB

Apply to pitch your startup to Plug and Play Alberta at North America’s largest hydrogen convention!

Why apply?

If you’re chosen as one of the successful applicants, you’ll benefit from the following:

  • A platform to pitch your company to industry leaders, investors, and potential customers, as well as Tarek El Naggar, Ventures Associate at Plug and Play.
  • An opportunity to network with other innovators and industry leaders and experience some of the latest hydrogen technologies.
  • The chance to win a spot in Plug and Play’s Alberta Fall 2024 Cohort and a ticket to the Plug and Play Global Summit in November 2024.
Who should apply?

Startups in the following categories are eligible to apply: Hydrogen/Alternative Fuels, SaaS for Energy Industry, Water Tech, Waste to Value, Carbon Markets, Carbon Capture/Emissions Reduction, New Energy Solutions, Safety, Energy Storage hydrogen technology and Clean Energy.

What you need to know
  • You must be an incorporated company to apply.
  • Applications are being accepted from February 20 – March 24, 2024.
  • After the March close date, the Plug and Play team will select the top applicants to pitch their startup live on April 24, 2024, at the Canadian Hydrogen Convention.
  • If the winner is from Alberta, they will win a spot in the Fall 2024 Plug and Play Alberta Sustainability Cohort, where they will have the opportunity to attend the 2024 EXPO.
  • They will also receive a ticket and demo table at the Plug and Play Tech Center Summit in Silicon Valley in November 2024, with 3000+ attendees of top corporates, VC’s, and stakeholders from around the world.

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About Plug and Play Alberta
Plug and Play Alberta is building a world-class innovation platform to attract top technology and investment to the region and support Albertan entrepreneurs to scale and grow, hire tech talent, and propel digital transformation across the province. Plug and Play is part of the Alberta Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program that is run by a consortium led by Alberta Innovates. The consortium, which also includes the Government of AlbertaEdmonton Unlimited, the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund, and Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan), allocated $35 million over three years to retain business accelerators. It’s part of the Alberta government’s goal to help create 20,000 jobs and increase technology firm revenue to $5 billion by 2030.

About the Canadian Hydrogen Convention
The Canadian Hydrogen Convention, North America’s largest hydrogen convention, takes place in the Edmonton region. The event brings together experts, researchers, government representatives, and industry leaders to exchange ideas, share best practices, and explore opportunities for collaboration. The convention provides a platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the growth of the hydrogen industry in Canada and to showcase the latest innovations in hydrogen production, storage, and transportation.

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