EIT Climate-KIC Italy is based in the National Research Council of Bologna, the capital city of Emilia-Romagna Region and supports 30 partners, among public bodies, companies, start-ups, research and academia.

The aim is to develop human capital in Italy, to research the innovation, to design strategies and projects able to mitigate and adapt to climate change, in harmony with the largest European community of EIT Climate-KIC.

EIT Climate-KIC Italy helps develop sustainable ideas and innovations, with a portfolio of programmes and activities to enable them to reach the market. The team works side by side with entrepreneurs, researchers, public administrators and stakeholders, sharing knowledge and driving engagement to tackle climate change. EIT Climate-KIC Italy encourages new ideas, whether they come from large companies, research institutes or public bodies, whether they come from start-ups or individual entrepreneurs.

We offer the following programmes in Italy:

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EIT Climate-KIC Italy
Via Piero Gobetti, 101
40129 – Bologna

Phone: +39 051 6398191




Latest News and Events in Italy

The latest Climate Innovation Summit in Dublin has clearly highlighted how to catalyse exponential acceleration in decarbonization through innovation in financial systems.

In 2017, the report coordinated by ASTER and prepared by AICCON with the support of the Sustainable Finance Forum underlined a wide offer of valuable impact finance tools, but a lack of qualified demand. Trying to fill this gap and together with the core partner ASTER, supported by TIRESIA (Politecnico di Milano), Sustainable Finance Forum and Plus Value, Climate-KIC Italy would like to invite you at the first ideation workshop on Impact Finance:

Finanza di impatto: costruire futuro, 5 dicembre Bologna

Participants are a diverse group of business leaders, sector professionals, entrepreneurs to share innovative perspectives, to co-create impactful tools and to unlock financial and economic opportunities.

Here you can find more details.

Don’t miss this chance to reshape financial systems to hit climate change!