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EcoLabs-Blue Ashva Capital Decarbonization Programme

Take the next step towards building a sustainable business & receive upto SGD$100K including start-up & project funding support towards decarbonization & circular economy.

*Conditions apply

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For Decarbonization Startups ready to set up base in Singapore

The EcoLabs-Blue Ashva Capital Decarbonization Programme is jointly established by EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy and Blue Ashva Capital. It aims to build a pipeline of products and services that are co-created by startups, SMEs and our industry partner Blue Ashva Capital.

Why should you join?

When you join the Decarbonization Programme, we will take on the role of active advisors and do everything we can to support you on your journey.

Stand to obtain up to SGD$100K in projectfunding and startup support

The programme will award SGD$100K worth of project funding and startup support, including access to lab spaces, mentorship, testbeds, training, pitching sessions and more. *Conditions Apply

Leverage best in class resources to evolve your technology for market

We identify key market opportunities and help guide the technology evolution to fit the nature of product and market.

Gain access to market through industry connects, pilot programs and other such collaborations

The journey from lab to market is a tough one. We help access global markets through an ecosystem of strategic partnerships.

Partner with a long term investor who understands the intricacies of the business and shares your passion for decarbonization

There is a need for patient capital to build sustainable businesses alongside founders. Blue Ashva Capital understands this and works towards a common goal with the founder to achieve the same.

Use the Singapore ecosystem as a launch pad for your global ambitions

Singapore offers a unique environment to develop, test and deploy your solutions at source along with the opportunity to work closely with government and private bodies who may be key players in your focus areas.

Three steps to get you to the next level

When you join the Decarbonization Programme, we will take on the role of active advisors and do everything we can to support you on your journey


Boost your startup’s visibility by applying to our programme today! Why wait? Come share with us your amazing stories and business plans, we’re all ears.


We are committed to making the most out of your experience with us – and we hope you will be committed to this journey, too. Here at EcoLabs, we value and encourage active participation in our community, because it enables opportunities for networking and interaction. We regularly organise networking events, capability-building workshops, training and pitching sessions, as well as demo day. When opportunities arise, we will facilitate collaborative discussions between partners and startups.


We love your idea and proposal, and now we would like to see it materialise in real life conditions. A pilot will be deployed at one of our global testbed sites to validate your technology’s performance and suitability for scaling up.

Key events

The Decarbonization Programme offers companies capital, guidance and market access to find success in a largely unchartered space.


After your application is accepted, you will be given an introduction to the EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy. We will also invite you to attend events, workshops, trainings and community events with other EcoLabs partners and alumni.

demo week

The Demo Week is designed for selected startups to showcase and present their solutions to a tailored audience, which may include potential investors, clients and partners who will be interested in your solutions.

Meet your Champions

Dr. Aravind Muthiah

Lead (Energy Storage and Electromobility)
EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy
NTU Singapore

Dr. Sun Juan

Lead-Proposals & Energy Storage
EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy
NTU Singapore

Arpit Bansal

Portfolio Manager
Blue Ashva Capital

application process

Applying for the Decarbonization programme is simple – find out how below.


If you are interested in applying for this programme, you will first need to be a startup that focuses on Decarbonization or Circular Economy. You should also have your pitch deck ready as part of the application.


You will be required to fill up the application form and attach your pitch deck. Your application will then be reviewed and we will notify you should further information be required. We may also request for a meeting with you.


If your startup is selected, you will be invited to Info Day, which will help you make an informed decision about our offer to you. Upon offer acceptance, you will be offered the opportunity to have a pilot at one of our global testbed sites.


What we’re looking for

We will be assessing your application based on these criteria:


business model

IMPACT on decarbonization

Technology feasibility