Climate Innovation Vouchers in Ukraine is the result of the joint work of several teams. Innovation Vouchers are implemented by NGO Greencubator under the FINTECC program of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with the financial support from EU Neighbourhood Investment Facility.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was established in 1991 to build a new era of prosperity in Central and Eastern Europe. The EBRD invests in the projects that promote transition to an open market economy, as well as business development.
NGO Greencubator develops ecosystem of sustainable entrepreneurship, climate innovation and green economy in Ukraine. The goal of the organization is to increase the number of players in the green economy sector and develop climate-positive innovations, as well as help them attract investments and enter the global markets.
The FINTECC Program is designed to promote the development of climate technologies in Ukraine. Its goal is to put into practice specific measures that can create an ecosystem for the development of such technologies. The FINTECC Program is also intended to remove political, organizational, financial and technical barriers and increase the Ukrainian business’s ability to innovate in all areas of the climate technologies development and implementation.
Neighborhood Investment Facility
Created in 2008, the Neighborhood Investment Facility (NIF) – is a mechanism for mobilizing additional funds to finance capital intensive infrastructure projects in non-EU partner countries. NIF invests in the transport, energy, environment, and social development sectors. It also also supports the private sector, mainly through investment grants and other programs targeting small and medium-sized enterprises.
If you have any questions concerning the Innovative Vouchers Program, please contact the head of the NGO Greencubator’s entrepreneurship programs, Nadiia Artemieva: nadiia [at] greencubator.info