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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Urban Transitions
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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
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
In our community
Interview with Yvon Slingenberg of DG Climate Action, European Commission
Interview with Yvon Slingenberg of DG Climate Action, European Commission
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Climathon onboard ‘Sail to the COP’

On 2 October, 36 young climate change agents will depart from Scheveningen (Netherlands) to sail to the...

Climathon onboard ‘Sail to the COP’
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Four EIT Climate-KIC innovators nominated for annual EIT Awards

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has released the names of the 19 nominees competing in...

Four EIT Climate-KIC innovators nominated for annual EIT Awards
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
First round of 15 winners of Reinventing Cities competition announced

C40 Cities and EIT Climate-KIC have announced 15 winners of their Reinventing Cities competition, an initiative launched...

First round of 15 winners of Reinventing Cities competition announced
In Detail
Municipality-led circular economy case studies from EIT Climate-KIC and part...

How can cities create prosperity for expanding populations whilst transitioning through systematic change to low-carbon economies? How can cities achieve continued prosperity whilst preserving...

Municipality-led circular economy case studies from EIT Climate-KIC and partners
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
Adapting to climate change in Europe: Building a systemic and urgent vision
Susannah Fisher, EIT Climate-KIC and Andrew Norton, IIED
Adapting to climate change in Europe: Building a systemic and urgent vision
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