Driving innovation in climate change

Climate-KIC is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership, working together to address the challenge of climate change. 

We drive innovation in climate change through creative partnerships large and small, local and global, between the private, public and academic sectors.

All our partners bring their industry experience to the community and are connected through our centres across Europe.

What do we offer partners?

The benefits to getting involved in our community are:

  • Membership of a long-term community which is transforming climate change ideas into commercial success. We bring together the most influential and commercially minded players in the climate change space
  • Attractive returns on investment through open innovation
  • More influence in the climate change field by working alongside the brightest academic minds and commercial entrepreneurs
  • Being part of a network which not only effectively combats climate change but also generates prosperity across Europe with global impact  

Core Partners

Our core partners shape our strategic direction in the following ways:

  • Business development
  • Representation on our governance structure
  • Bring expertise into our community
  • Make a financial and/or in kind contribution

Affiliate partners

Our affiliate partners participate in our activities in the following ways:

  • Development of our education and entrepreneurial offerings
  • Involvement in our innovation, education and entrepreneurial activities
  • Bring specific knowledge into our community
  • Make a financial and/or in kind contribution

See our affiliate partners on the national and regional centre pages.

Join us

If you are interested in becoming a partner, contact your local centre.