NET-ZERO BY 2050? SORRY, THAT’S TOO LATE…

DECARBONIZE

REAL ESTATE CHALLENGE

Apply now to showcase your solution to reduce CO2-emissions and find a pilot project partner in the real estate sector

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WITH 40% OF GLOBAL CARBON EMISSIONS, THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY HAS THE HIGHEST CARBON FOOTPRINT OF ANY INDUSTRY

446 MILLION TONS OF CO2

The amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions caused by the real estate industry in the EU in one year.

TWO TONS OF CO2

The average amount of carbon dioxide we need to reduce per building to make those 446 million tons go to zero.

LET’S STOP DISCUSSING. LET’S EXECUTE

Show us your impact towards the biggest challenge of our generation:
How to get to net zero carbon emissions

HOW IT WORKS

APPLICATION

Fill out the application form for the Decarbonize Real Estate Challenge

ESTIMATION

During the challenge, we will jointly calculate how much CO2 can be saved with your solutions

EXECUTION

We will connect you with leading industry partners to run pilot projects and test your solutions

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What will you get from signing up?

  • Get exposure: Gain European-wide visibility to promote your products to leading real estate industry players
  • Get feedback: Show your solution to committed pilot clients and discuss the impact of your solution
  • Get actionable: Win leading real estate industry partners as new customers and prove your impact

We WILL support the winner by rolling out your solution

We don’t care about fame and glory, we want to have an impact. Therefore, our startup challenge is not about selecting one winner but every solution that convinces a client at the final showcase event will get the opportunity to launch a pilot project with them.

IMPACT AREAS

The DECARBONIZE REAL ESTATE CHALLENGE is calling startups and scaleups to demonstrate how many tons of CO2 they can save in one of these five decarbonization impact areas

CO2 ASSESsMENT & ESG REPORTING

CO2 ASSESsMENT & ESG REPORTING

Solutions that support the disclosure of CO2 emissions of corporate activities, also within the broader area of reporting on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors.

GREEN CONSTRUCTION

GREEN CONSTRUCTION

All solutions that help construct buildings while using fewer resources and reducing waste and negative impacts on the environment.

SUPPLY OF GREEN ENERGY

SUPPLY OF GREEN ENERGY

Solutions that provide energy produced by natural resources and do not harm the environment, especially energy generated decentrally and on-site.

CIRCULAR ECONOMY & GREEN RETROFITTING

CIRCULAR ECONOMY & GREEN RETROFITTING

Solutions that focus on modernization and usage of materials, components and products that can be recycled or lose their value as little as possible.

BUILDING EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT

BUILDING EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT

All solutions that help conserving resources by making real estate more efficient and enhancing building utilization.
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Timeline

15 October 2021
End of Registration Period
Companies can apply for the “Decarbonize Real Estate Challenge” until the 15th of October.

22 October 2021
Final Call for CO2 impact estimates
Companies will need to hand in their CO2 impact estimates until the 22nd of October in order to take part in the selection process.

Mid of November 2021
Preselection
The most promising solutions will be preselected and receive an invitation for the Showcase Event.

25th of November 2021
Showcase Event
The selected companies have the opportunity to present their solutions to innovation-seeking industry partners.

December 2021 and ongoing
Pilot Project
We will support the winning company to initiate pilot projects with the industry partners.

IS YOUR COMPANY ELIGIBLE?

The DECARBONIZE REAL ESTATE CHALLENGE is aimed at startups and scaleups in Europe that can help reducing the carbon footprint in the real estate world

We accept applications that fulfill the following criteria:

  • Your company has to be registered in a country in Europe
  • The product of your company should be related to the challenge
  • You need to be willing to work with one of the sponsoring partners, if you win the challenge
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TERMS & CONDITIONS

About Us

Ampolon is an ecosystem builder tying together startups and established players of the real estate industry.

We want to connect with the industry to understand their problems and enable innovators to integrate their products into the property industry in a scalable way. It is our motivation to make a difference in the daily life of millions of people.

GET DISCOVERED

“ESG have become one of the most relevant topics in the real estate industry. Join the challenge to show your solution’s impact on a network of over 11 million residential units managed by Aareon Software all over Europe.”

Dr. Imad Abdallah
CDVO Aareon AG