The India Accelerator Program

Supporting India's Carbon Dioxide Removal start-ups.
With local context in mind.

We need innovators today. The planet cannot wait.

Supporting India's Carbon Dioxide Removal start-ups.
With local context in mind.

After our track record of impact in Europe, we are expanding our support to India. We're bringing an accelerator program focused on CDR to help Indian CDR entrepreneurs address issues specific to this space, with local needs in mind.

Applications now open until August 25, 2024

Applications now open until August 25, 2024


The India Accelerator Program

10 week Foundations
Accelerator Program

We help you make sense of the nascent CDR space and support you on your entrepreneurial journey through the program. Benefit from deep CDR knowledge, coaching and connections to technology and policy experts, leading CDR buyers, verification bodies and fundraising professionals.

400+
Community Members

Connect, share and collaborate with experts, buyers, funders and entrepreneurs in our expanding CDR ecosystem – just one click away

Join our next cohort

Register your interest to apply for our upcoming cohort. Applications are open until August 25, 2024!

Join our next cohort

Register your interest to apply for our upcoming cohort. Applications are open until August 25, 2024!

Join our next cohort

Register your interest to apply for our upcoming cohort. Applications are open until August 25, 2024!

Who should apply?

Carbon removal needs bold innovators.
You should apply if

1

CDR is front and center to the company you are building

2

You are developing sound solutions grounded in science, not hype

3

You want to be an active part of the Indian CDR ecosystem

4

You are planning to or have already founded the company and are located in India

5

You, as founders, (will) own at least 70% of the shares

Further Questions?

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India Program Structure

The CDR space is challenging to navigate.
We support you in a Foundations program.

10 Weeks

Foundations

A fast-paced program that will get you up to speed. We cover carbon markets and CDR policy, the buyer's perspective, MRV issues, fine-tune your value proposition and address your individual roadblocks in coaching and expert sessions.

The program ends with a Demo Day, to showcase your CDR solutions, latest updates and outlook for the future

10 Weeks

Foundations

A fast-paced program that will get you up to speed. We cover carbon markets and CDR policy, the buyer's perspective, MRV issues, fine-tune your value proposition and address your individual roadblocks in coaching and expert sessions.

The program ends with a Demo Day, to showcase your CDR solutions, latest updates and outlook for the future

Are you ready to make a mark on carbon removal in India?

European CDR startups we accelerated

European CDR startups we accelerated

Connect with CDR teams in our Slack channel, share learnings and collaborate

Connect with CDR teams in our Slack channel, share learnings and collaborate

Why work with us?

1

Exclusively CDR

2

Not-for-Profit

3

Science-based

4

Collaborative

5

Systemic

What makes remove different as a Partner?

1

1

Exclusively CDR

1

Exclusively CDR

We are only focussed on CDR and other greenhouse gas removal. Your peers, our experts, all have deep domain expertise.

2

2

Not-for-Profit

2

Not-for-Profit

Our business-model relies on generous funders, not on your equity. This allows us to focus only on your success.

3

3

Science-Based

3

Science-Based

Cutting corners doesn’t cut it. We encourage you to think big, and at the same time build solutions on solid scientific footing. Only that way big dreams can become big realities.

4

4

Collaborative

4

Collaborative

To address the climate crisis we need to collaborate. Bringing together and engaging the best minds in our ecosystem helps us move solutions forward.

5

5

Systemic

5

Systemic

The CDR space is novel and evolving. By taking a systemic view we evaluate solutions also on their contribution to the CDR-space as a whole.

Climate change isn’t slowing down, and neither should your start-up.

Join our upcoming cohort

Climate change isn’t slowing down, and neither should your start-up.

Join our upcoming cohort

Climate change isn’t slowing down, and neither should your start-up.

Join our upcoming cohort

Our Partners

Meet the Founding Partners making remove possible

remove is run by the Carbon Removal Foundation

The Carbon Removal Foundation is certified by NGOsource as equivalent to a US public charity. We are a non-profit with the sole mission to support carbon removal entrepreneurs and CDR ecosystems in Europe and India.

Our Partners

Meet the Founding Partners making remove possible

remove is run by the Carbon Removal Foundation

The Carbon Removal Foundation is certified by NGOsource as equivalent to a US public charity. We are a non-profit with the sole mission to support carbon removal entrepreneurs and CDR ecosystems in Europe and India.

Our Partners

Meet the Founding Partners making remove possible

remove is run by the Carbon Removal Foundation

The Carbon Removal Foundation is certified by NGOsource as equivalent to a US public charity. We are a non-profit with the sole mission to support carbon removal entrepreneurs and CDR ecosystems in Europe and India.