Clean Energy Cambodia
Supporting entrepreneurs validate their
business concept using solar for the agri-fishery market
What is Pre-Incubation Program?
to help your team
validate your business concept
using solar for the agriculture and fishery market.
The program includes
4 Saturday afternoon sessions, a weekend bootcamp and a final Saturday afternoon
opportunity to present your final concept.
The program will help you
evaluate and validate your business model
develop a prototype concept
and technical assistance
with mentors and advisors.
Coaching and mentoring
Weekend workshops to help you and your team explore and validate your idea
Access to solar and agri-fisheries technical expertise
Supporting application process to enter the Incubation Program
Who Can Participate?
Do you have a business idea?
Can you commit to a 6-week program?
Are you willing to learn, listen to advice and adapt your business idea as you explore it more?
If your answer is YES to any of the questions, you can apply to our
Switch to Solar Pre-Incubation Program
If you want to support an entrepreneur or a team we can help you find a team if you have matching skills and expertise.
Eligibility and Requirements
One of the team members must be Cambodian national.
You MUST have a business concept to add value to the agriculture/fisheries market using solar.
You are committed to join a six-week training program to validate your business concepts.
If you are alone, we can help you find expertise/team members. You need to show good potential to develop your business concept in 6 weeks.
25 August 2021
Successful candidates announced
27 August 2021
1:30PM - 5:00PM, 4 September 2021
11-12 September 2021
Workshops, Coaching and Mentoring:
2nd, 16th, 23rd October 2021:
1:30PM - 5:00PM
Final Workshop and Presentation
6 November 2021 during Clean Energy Week
Meet Our Mentors
Director of Research and Extension
Royal University of Agriculture
entrepreneurship, innovation, impact ventures
Director, Solar Green Energy Cambodia
solar, water pumps, component manufacturing, sales
Program Manager, Sevea
biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services valuation, rural enterprise
Solar Energy Specialist, SEVEA
solar and renewable energy business development
Senior Consultant & Project Manager, Sevea
business development, of SMEs, Energy, WASH, and agriculture sectors
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Switch to Solar Startup Program
Supporting your entrepreneur journey from early ideas, validation, prototyping, first customers and growth.
You are interested in agri-fishery market and want to explore ideas and meet others with similar interests.
The weekend hackathon process helps you form a team, explore the problems and ideate a business solution.
a team or business idea
that uses solar for the agri-fishery market, but you want to check if the concept is valid.
The 6-week business validation process helps you develop your prototype concept and explore the business fundamentals to decide if it's GO/NO GO
a team with a valid business concept
or prototype and you want guidance and support to succeed.
he 1-year incubation program gives you solar assistance, business training, coaching/mentoring and funding to help you reach your customers with the best product and business model to succeed.
This SWITCH to Solar Startup Program is part of the
SWITCH to Solar project
, funded by the European Union (EU) through the
and the Czech Republic through the
Czech Development Agency (CzDA)
provides seed investment grants in this Incubation Program under KE mandate to support the agriculture sector and use of solar.
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