CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC CEO Dr. Kirsten Dunlop gives TEDx Talk

EIT Climate-KIC CEO Dr. Kirsten Dunlop delivered a talk, “Innovation as if the future mattered,” for TEDx...

EIT Climate-KIC CEO Dr. Kirsten Dunlop gives TEDx Talk
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People-powered resilience: Andalusia announces new climate action ...

The region’s climate action plan has been announced, with...

People-powered resilience: Andalusia announces new climate action plan
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Built by Nature: new initiative to accelerate the transition to su...

The built environment accounts for close to 40 per...

Built by Nature: new initiative to accelerate the transition to sustainable construction in cities
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The State of California and EIT Climate-KIC advance partnership fo...

Glasgow, 8 November – The California Governor’s Office of...

The State of California and EIT Climate-KIC advance partnership for climate innovation
In Detail
1in1000 to show what financial ‘long-termism’ means in practice with...

1in1000 is a programme by 2°Investing Initiative that’s supported by EIT Climate-KIC and aligned with its Long-Termism Deep Demonstration. It brings together research projects...

1in1000 to show what financial ‘long-termism’ means in practice with metrics, tools and policies

Deep Demonstrations

The world needs inspiration and proof that inclusive, fast and large-scale change is possible to achieve net zero in time.
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Healthy, Clean Cities
Healthy, Clean Cities Fifteen cities across Europe are working with EIT Climate-KIC to accelerate their transitions towards carbon neutrality and climate resilience.
Healthy, Clean Cities
Resilient Regions
Resilient Regions We work with regions particularly exposed to climate impacts due to the make-up of their landscapes, economies and societies.
Resilient Regions
Landscapes as Carbon Sinks
Landscapes as Carbon Sinks We apply systems thinking to help turn a number of specific landscapes across Europe from carbon sources to carbon sinks.
Landscapes as Carbon Sinks
Long-termism
Long-termism We’re designing a demonstration to address short-term thinking (in finance and other areas of society) that prevents the 1.5C transition we need.
Long-termism
Climate-friendly Food Systems and Diets
Climate-friendly Food Systems and Diets Work with us to catalyse a shift towards a healthy food system that can feed future generations within planetary boundaries.
Climate-friendly Food Systems and Diets
Circular Regenerative Economies
Circular Regenerative Economies The government of Slovenia has articulated the ambitious and inspiring aim to become the world’s first fully circular national economy.
Circular Regenerative Economies
Resilient, Net-Zero-Emissions Maritime Hubs
Resilient, Net-Zero-Emissions Maritime Hubs We are working with ambitious ports and shipping industry leaders to create a circular, inclusive, net-zero-emissions maritime sector.
Resilient, Net-Zero-Emissions Maritime Hubs
Just Transformations
Just Transformations We’re working for democratic and inclusive transitions in regions still economically dependent on fossil fuels and polluting industries.
Just Transformations

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Climate Leadership Journey 2022-24 Call

In 2022, EIT Climate-KIC would like to engage with Higher Education Institutions and other organisations from various locations and countries across Europe that are willing to deliver the Climate Leadership Journey programme in their local ecosystems. Joining the Climate Leadership Journey programme means being part of a pan European network of partners who all have the collective aim of readying graduates and young professionals for a zero-carbon future in which they must navigate their careers. By being part of the Climate Leadership Journey, you will support the development of these future change agents, have the opportunity to introduce them to your local (climate) challenges, and bring them into your community to achieve positive impact. 

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Pioneers 2022 Call

Pioneers, an EIT Climate-KIC programme, equips organisations with the proven Pioneers methodology, Systems Innovation expertise, guidance, tools, and a network of partners connected by innovating to fight climate change. Partners of this programme design and deliver place-based Systems Innovation learning experiences to professionals; while building a network of people with the mindset and competencies to drive the transition towards a zero-carbon, climate-resilient society. In 2022, we aim at attracting and selecting partners that co-design, -prepare, -deliver, -evaluate and  -fund place-based Pioneers programmes to at least 150 participants across Europe.

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Join the EIC-EIT Climate Race to Net-zero

New programme: 80 EIC accelerator startups, scale-ups or SMEs will be able to participate. Work for five month together with climate and life-cycle-assessment experts to forecast the CO2 emissions of your product or service innovation and compare them to the business-as-usual solution. EIT Climate-KIC is working together with the European Innovation Council (EIC) Business Acceleration Services to offer you this new programme. Companies will be invited into the programme on a first-come first-served basis. Apply now.

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