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
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
Success Story
London Queen Elizabeth Park: Harnessing the power of an integrated single data platform to pursue sustainability projects

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

London Queen Elizabeth Park: Harnessing the power of an integrated single data platform to pursue sustainability projects
Success Story
2nd SKIN: Systemic deep retrofit for social housing

Refurbishment is a necessary step to reach the ambitious energy and decarbonisation targets for 2020 and 2050...

2nd SKIN: Systemic deep retrofit for social housing
In our community
Interview with Karim Tarraf, CEO, Hawa Dawa
Interview with Karim Tarraf, CEO, Hawa Dawa
IN THE NEWS
Naked Energy secures funding to launch Virtu, the world’s most efficient hybrid solar panel

Naked Energy has successfully closed its funding round at £1.1 million (€1.2 million), raised to help meet...

Naked Energy secures funding to launch Virtu, the world’s most efficient hybrid solar panel
IN THE NEWS
Hyperloop pioneers welcome a new era in high-speed transportation with industry-first international alliance

Leading hyperloop companies TransPod (from Canada), Hardt Hyperloop (from the Netherlands), Hyper Poland and EIT Climate-KIC supported...

Hyperloop pioneers welcome a new era in high-speed transportation with industry-first international alliance
IN THE NEWS
Clean energy, urban farming and sustainable housing hacked at urban solutions conference

Clean energy, urban farming and sustainable housing were the hot topics being tackled at this year’s Copenhagen’s...

Clean energy, urban farming and sustainable housing hacked at urban solutions conference
In Detail
Low carbon opportunities in Europe’s building sector

The first analysis of deep retrofit in Europe, the Building Market Briefs presents a survey of Europe’s building sector value chain. The building sector...

Low carbon opportunities in Europe’s building sector
Innovation spotlight
2nd SKIN paves the way to decarbonise Europe’s existing housing stock

In Innovation Spotlight, we explore some of the most promising innovations from around our community. This week,...

2nd SKIN paves the way to decarbonise Europe’s existing housing stock
OPINION
Active buildings will be crucial in determining the future of our world
by Brian Kilkelly Development Lead, EIT Climate-KIC
Active buildings will be crucial in determining the future of our world
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