Accelerate Green

Accelerate Green is the first Irish accelerator dedicated to scaling companies leading the response to climate action and sustainability by developing products and services based on green innovation.

Are you building high impact innovative solutions for a carbon neutral future?

Accelerate Green is an equity-free scaling accelerator designed to create a step change in your business. Combining Bord Na Móna’s commercial expertise and Resolve Partners expertise in building innovative companies that scale we’ll open up key reference customers, give you access to infrastructure, expertise and world class mentors.

Who Should Apply

Established Scaling Climate Tech Companies

High-growth SMEs pivoting to the climate change economy

Earlier Stage Innovation-Driven Enterprises

Technology, Engineering Science,

Renewables/Carbon reduction, Waste/Circular, AgTech

Programme Structure

Eight Two-day deep programme sessions running from Feb-May 2022.

Action Planning, Offsite innovation and Strategy Hub

Working with a Peer Group of change Leaders

Delivered by Resolve Partners with expert Mentors, Guest Speakers, Research Groups, Industry Associations, Customers, Investors, Advisors.

Programme Showcase

Delivered in a unique setting

The programme will be run in a 375sq.m standalone premises located in the Bord Na Móna complex, Leabeg, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The property is situated adjacent to Lough Boora Discovery Park (Home – Lough Boora Discovery Park) and is part of the Bord na Móna Boora complex. It offers high quality office space with Wi-Fi, open plan desk space, meeting rooms and individual offices

Why Accelerate Green

Accelerate Green is a focussed scaling accelerator programme. The first of its kind in Ireland. It provides access to Bord Na Móna for collaboration and as a reference customer.

It will open up access to infrastructure and R&D test beds and will provide national and international expertise in commercial, financial, and technical areas of the climate change economy.

Programme Timeline

11 October

Programme Launch

10th Dec

Applications Close

1st Feb 2022

Programme Starts

June 2022

Programme Showcase

Bord na Móna are collaborating with leading Irish innovation advisory firm Resolve Partners and ERINN Innovation to develop Accelerate Green, the first scaling accelerator programme in Ireland to focus on a sustainable transition to the green economy. This work is supported with partial funding through the Bord na Móna led European Commission funded LIFE Integrated Project “Peatlands and People”, an initiative that aims to support the realisation of a carbon-neutral, climate-resilient and environmentally sustainable country. For more information visit peatlandsandpeople.ie

This project has received funding from the European Union’s LIFE Programme under Grant Agreement No. LIFE19 IPC/IE/000007 (LIFE IP Peatlands and People). This output reflects only the author’s view; the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) and the European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.