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
EIT Climate-KIC launches Call for Proposals to support post-COVID-19 green recovery

EIT Climate-KIC’s ‘Extraordinary Post COVID-19 Regeneration Call 2020’ will select projects and programmes with the potential to...

EIT Climate-KIC launches Call for Proposals to support post-COVID-19 green recovery
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Lilium completes funding round worth over €224 million

EIT Climate-KIC supported Lilium, a Munich-based aviation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing aircraft for...

Lilium completes funding round worth over €224 million
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
TWAICE raises €11 million series A to power internationalisation efforts and scaling

EIT Climate-KIC supported TWAICE, a Munich-based battery specialist, has raised €11 million from early-stage VC investor Creandum...

TWAICE raises €11 million series A to power internationalisation efforts and scaling
In Detail
A Deep Demonstration of Healthy, Clean Cities: Our Position Narrative for In...

Innovation-as-usual, which is typically siloed and focused on ‘supplying’ the market with technology-led solutions, is not going to deliver a just, inclusive world within 1.5-degree of warming from pre-industrial levels. Innovation...

A Deep Demonstration of Healthy, Clean Cities: Our Position Narrative for Integral District Renewal
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