Startups Accelerator Programme to create a sustainable future

You are a startup? An innovative SMEs ? You want to make an impact and solve one of the biggest sustainability challenge of the Middle East? 

Embark to a mentorship programme with the world leader in resources management!

1st Edition challenge:

Today, only 10% of the generated waste is effectively recycled. Veolia Middle East is paving the way toward a more circular economy, with several projects related to recycling awareness, segregation at source and recycling facilities.
To give a boost to this approach, Veolia Middle East is looking to start up to tackle the following challenges:

- Re-invent and disrupt  the waste collection business
- Develop a recycling culture in the Middle East
- Strengthen the economic balance of recycling businesses

Startups embarked in the Accelerator program will benefit from the support of Veolia on the following aspects:

Veolia’s mentorship and access to Veolia’s s network of experts
Startup will benefit from the mentoring of a Veolia’s executive and subject matter experts

Experimentation and proof of concept

Startup will have the possibility to access Veolia’s sites, labs and tools in order to test and benchmark their solution


Offices and administrative services would be available in Veolia’s Dubai HQ offices. Veolia will grant the startup a monthly allowance of 1000$ during the acceleration phase.

At the end of the Acceleration process, Veolia Middle East will assess the opportunity to connect accelerated startups with venture capitals and existing partners or clients. 


From 25 October 2020 to 05 December 2020

We are looking for entrepreneurs, innovators, and companies with ideally an MVP (Minimum viable project) in place that can serve as the basis for a viable new business and want to develop their activity in the Middle East.

1 - Register to Veolia Crowdsourcing platform with your email address

2 - Access the Middle East SPARK challenge “Enabling the Recycling Ecosystem in the Middle East”

3 - Submit your idea to complete the application form

Contact: [email protected]