Climate change and the demands of booming urban populations pose major challenges for the future of our planet.

Cities must be prepared to deal with the risks and impact of climate change by moving to more sustainable, zero-carbon and resilient ‘circular’ pathways.

This is a major opportunity for the emergence of a new, sustainable market that can harness the creativity, skills and economies of scale that exist within our urban environments to produce systemic solutions.

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Success Story
CLIMB Ferrara: Blending tech with community engagement for active child mobility

The CLIMB Ferrara project encourages active home-to-school mobility through a mix of behavioural change, internet of things...

CLIMB Ferrara: Blending tech with community engagement for active child mobility
Success Story
Social innovation living lab in Milan: Merezzate+

The Merezzate+ project demonstrates how urban environments offer the potential for lifestyles with low environmental impact because high...

Social innovation living lab in Milan: Merezzate+
Success Story
E-USE

The E-USE project has designed and created six pilot plants across Europe to demonstrate the feasibility of...

E-USE
In our community
Madrid: A city turning eco-fictions into eco-futures through systems innovat...
Madrid: A city turning eco-fictions into eco-futures through systems innovation
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Vienna’s journey to carbon neutrality

EIT Climate-KIC is working with the city of Vienna to identify climate initiatives and to link them...

Vienna’s journey to carbon neutrality
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC supported Accelerator Cities commits to boosting the rate of UK home retrofits

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has entered a major new phase of Accelerator Cities, a project...

EIT Climate-KIC supported Accelerator Cities commits to boosting the rate of UK home retrofits
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC supported Zeleros raises €7 million for the development of hyperloop in Europe

EIT Climate-KIC supported Zeleros Hyperloop has completed a financing round worth over €7 million. The company starts...

EIT Climate-KIC supported Zeleros raises €7 million for the development of hyperloop in Europe
In Detail
Clean and Healthy Construction

Insights from the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen: Master Class and Market Dialogue for Clean and Healthy Construction. Why clean construction? Kevin Austin,...

Clean and Healthy Construction
Innovation spotlight
How to engage citizens in a just transformation process

With climate change, we are facing one of the biggest challenges of our lifetime – one that...

How to engage citizens in a just transformation process
OPINION
Trees as infrastructure: Part two
Dark Matter
Trees as infrastructure: Part two