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
Team

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
Global call for transformative solutions to tackle the climate emergency

EIT Climate-KIC launches Climathon Global Awards and Healthy, Clean Cities initiatives to accelerate decarbonisation of 100 cities...

Global call for transformative solutions to tackle the climate emergency
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Circular Cars Initiative launched at United Nations Climate Action Summit

On the occasion of the United Nations Climate Action Summit, EIT Climate-KIC, the World Economic Forum and...

Circular Cars Initiative launched at United Nations Climate Action Summit
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Open Innovation Call targeting air quality and urban heat island effect launched

The City of Copenhagen’s department Resilient and Sustainable City Solutions within the Technical and Environmental Administration is partnering with...

Open Innovation Call targeting air quality and urban heat island effect launched
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
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
Why our cities must act as beacons for ambitious climate action
Tom Mitchell Chief Strategy Officer, EIT Climate-KIC
Why our cities must act as beacons for ambitious climate action
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