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
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
Success Story
Moabit West: Citizen engagement at the core of urban development plan

Our Smart Sustainable Districts team and our partner community support city stakeholders to develop and deliver transformative...

Moabit West: Citizen engagement at the core of urban development plan
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
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
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
The journey to zero-emissions transport – part three

The transport sector already accounts for a quarter of global CO2 emissions, and is growing fast. The...

The journey to zero-emissions transport – part three
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 improve building energy performance without up-front capital

Air-conditioning equipment, office furniture, lighting systems and even floor coverings are being leased, so why can’t a...

How to improve building energy performance without up-front capital
OPINION
Trees as infrastructure: Part two
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Trees as infrastructure: Part two
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