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Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator

Techstars 2023
Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland

To reach the goal of net zero by 2050 we need technology and solutions that does not yet exist. Equinor and Techstars Energy Accelerator is a mentor-led program that supports startups and companies on their journey to reduce the world’s emissions and shape the energy transition.

The climate crisis and the energy transition are a global challenge. Managing this transition is the biggest test for humanity - and also the biggest test for Norway and companies like Equinor. Technology and innovation will play an important role in achieving the goal of net zero in 2050.

13 weeks, 9 startups, over 100 mentors

The Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator program is a 13-week mentorship-driven program for international founders who are shaping and serving the energy sector.

This spring, nine startups from different industries across the world will be attending the program in Oslo, receiving mentoring and professional guidance, in order to further develop their ideas.​

A pool of more than 100 mentors from different industries and companies, including Equinor, will be available for the startups during this period.

This is the fifth time The Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator program is being kicked off. The program offers a unique opportunity to support the best ideas in the energy industry to help accelerate the innovation needed to drive the energy transition.

ENGAGED: Equinor CEO, Anders Opedal's meeting with the Techstars class of 2022 at Fornebu. Here with Erik Osherow from Seadeep
Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland

Here are the 2023 Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator companies:

Enki, United States:

AI-Powered Market Intelligence Platform for Climate Tech Companies.

Enurgen, Canada:

Enurgen is a deep, clean-tech sustainable energy software solution composed of highly specialized software modeling engines.

Liquidstar, United States:

Liquidstar is a company that provides infrastructure in a box through its Solar Powered Waypoint charging stations.

NeedEnergy, South-Africa/Australia:

The Missing Platform For Trading Renewable & Clean Energy at the Edge of the Grid.

Neomare, Norway:

Neomare is a Norwegian seismic imaging company creating containerised modular seismic acquisition systems.

Norsjór, Norway:

Advanced laser technology to perform sustainable biofouling removal of maritime surfaces.

OE Systems, Sweden:

OE Systems has developed a wave energy converter available in sizes up to 15MW/turbine that is designed to work in parallel to offshore wind turbines to increase grid utilization

Solavio, India:

Solavio design solar panel dry cleaning robots to reduce soiling, increase plant generation and save water.

WeMe, Norway:

WeMe is a Nordic well-being tech startup offering products and services that effectively strengthens dialogue between employees and managers to reduce stress and burnout.

Accelerator Demo Day 2022

Watch Equinor and Techstars Energy Accelerator Demo Day 16 June 2022

See the video on Vimeo