Winning Proof of Concepts 

Officially closed on April 20, the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center has received more than 300 PoC applications from 14 countries, including territories within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Entrepreneurs were asked to submit proposals for innovative products, services, or business models in sustainable agribusiness, water management and recycling, solar energy, energy efficiency, and resource use sectors.

11 winning proposals were selected. The winning entrepreneurs represent seven Caribbean countries — Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and Belize. Particularly noteworthy is also the high engagement achieved among women, with four winning concepts submitted by female applicants.

Phase one of a regional market study currently being carried out by the CCIC has been completed. You may view a summary of phase one of the study below.