Event

Week of Action

LOCATION
Online
DATE
25 - 31 October, 2021
 

Join us!

The EIT Climate-KIC Week of Action will celebrate, recognise and support the climate actions taken by citizens, youth, entrepreneurs, and change-makers all over the world via all EIT Climate-KIC programmes: Climathon, ClimAccelerator, Pioneers into Practice, Journey, Young Innovators and ClimateLaunchpad.

The global virtual event takes place 25-31 October in the lead-up to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The agenda of each day focuses on a theme related to a climate change challenge we are facing as a society.

Join the sessions on Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

 

 

Mon 25 Oct 2021
09:00 - 20:00 CET

Unfolding Climate Challenges: Mobility

Virtual

This day highlights EIT Climate-KIC programmes and projects that are making headlines with their green transportation solutions.

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09:00 – 09:15 CET Panel discussion with Pioneers in Romania

10:10 – 10:30 CET Check-in with Climathon Local Organiser from Pasig City, Philippines – Livestream

10:45 – 11:15 CET Interview with a winning 2021 Climathon team – Livestream

12:00 – 12:30 CET What is it like to be a Climate Entrepreneur?  Interview with ClimAccelerator start-up Zeleros – Livestream

13:00 – 13:30 CET Boosting Climate Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Europe/RIS countries (place-based) – Livestream

14:00 – 14:30 CET #TALKINGCLIMATE with Dr. Diana Born – Register

17:00 – 17:30 CET Sharing session with Journey participant – Instagram LIVE

19:30 – 20:00 CET ClimateLaunchpad Regional Finals broadcast

 

 

Tue 26 Oct 2021
09:00 - 20:00 CET

Unfolding Climate Challenges: Water

Virtual

This day highlights EIT Climate-KIC programmes and projects and initiatives that are helping communities adapt to water-related climate challenges.

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10:00 -11:30 CET Panel discussion: Transforming the Education System for Climate Action – Register

10:10 – 10:30 CET Check-in with Climathon Local Organiser from Wolkersdorf, Austria – Livestream

10:45 – 11:15 CET Interview with a winning 2021 Climathon team – Livestream

12:00 – 12:30 CET What is it like to be a Climate Entrepreneur?  Interview with ClimAccelerator start-up Triply – Livestream

13:00 – 13:30 CET Boosting Climate Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Africa – Livestream

15:00 – 15:30 CET Developing Climate Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Latin America Livestream 

16:00 – 16:30 CET Young Innovators on Facebook Live

17:00 – 17:30 CET Sharing session with Journey participant – Instagram LIVE

17:00 – 20:00 CET EIT Climate-KIC Spark! Experience – Earth Observation and Geographic Information: a crucial tool to monitor and tackle climate change – Register

19:30 – 20:00 CET ClimateLaunchpad Regional Finals broadcast

Wed 27 Oct 2021
9:00 - 20:00 CET

Unfolding Climate Challenges: Energy

Virtual

This day highlights EIT Climate-KIC programmes and projects that are accelerating the transition to a zero-carbon, climate-resilient society.

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08:30 – 09:30 CET Developing Climate Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Asia – Livestream

09:20 -10:20 CET Pioneers Panel Discussion – Livestream

10:10 – 10:30 CET Check-in with Climathon Local Organiser from Piacenza, Italy – Livestream

10:45 – 11:15 CET Interview with a winning 2021 Climathon team- Livestream

12:00 – 12:30 CET What is it like to be a Climate Entrepreneur?  Interview with ClimAccerlator start-up bound4blue – Livestream

13:00 – 13:30 CET Boosting Climate Entrepreneurship Ecosystems , Theme-based Livestream

16:00 – 16:30 CET Young Innovators on Facebook Live

17:00 – 17:30 CET Sharing session with Journey participant – Instagram LIVE

19:30 – 20:00 CET ClimateLaunchpad Finalists Announcement broadcast

Thu 28 Oct 2021
08:30 - 20:00 CET

Unfolding Climate Challenges: Land Use

Virtual

This day highlights EIT Climate-KIC programmes and projects with systemic impact that use nature-based solutions and/or technological innovations to enhance resilience and mitigate climate change via increased carbon sinks.

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09:00 – 10:00 CET Panel discussion with Pioneers in Cyprus and Greece – Livestream

10:10 – 10:30 CET Check-in with Climathon Local Organiser from Herning, Denmark and Wolkersdorf, Austria – Livestream

10:45 – 11:15 CET Interview with a winning 2021 Climathon team – Livestream 

12:00 – 12:30 CET What is it like to be a Climate Entrepreneur?  Interview with ClimAccelerator start-up Greenpass – Livestream

13:00 – 13:30 CET The Climate Investment World: Funding Hacks for your Climate Start-Up – Livestream

16:00 – 16:30 CET Young Innovators with Andre Timm, Teacher and Young Climathon organiser at Klax Schule in Berlin – Instagram Live

17:00 – 17:30 CET Sharing session with Journey participant – Instagram LIVE

19:30 – 20:00 CET ClimateLaunchpad Live Pitch / Interviews with Judges broadcast  – Livestream

Fri 29 Oct 2021
10:10 - 20:00 CET

Unfolding Climate Challenges: Food

Virtual

This day highlights EIT Climate-KIC programmes and projects that are helping to reform our food system and boost global health.

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09:00 – 10:00 CET Pioneers Panel Discussion – Livestream

10:10 – 10:30 CET Check-in with Climathon Local Organiser from Lund, Sweden – Livestream

10:45 – 11:15 CET Interview with a  Climathon partner Circular Influence- Livestream

12:00 – 17:00 CET ClimateLaunchpad Live Pitch Sessions Semifinals broadcast – Livestream

12:00 – 12:30 CET What is it like to be a Climate Entrepreneur?  Interview with ClimAccelerator start-up Rebel Meat & KITRO – Livestream

13:00 – 13:30 CET Start-Ups of the Future: Measuring Climate Impact – Livestream

14:00 – 14:30 CET #TALKINGCLIMATE with Antonio Arce Romero – Register

16:00 – 16:30 CET Young Innovators with Deniz Hoti, Live from the Young Climathon in Serbia – Instagram Live

19:30 – 20:00 CET ClimateLaunchpad Live Pitch / Interviews with Judges broadcast

Sat 30 Oct 2021
10:10 - 11:15 CET

Unfolding Climate Challenges: Finance

Virtual

This day highlights EIT Climate-KIC programmes and projects that are helping to boost green finance solutions that drive systemic change.

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10:10 – 10:30 CET Check-in with Climathon Local Organiser from Liege, Belgium – Instagram LIVE

10:45 – 11:15 CET Interview with a winning 2021 Climathon team – Instagram LIVE

14:00 – 15:30 CET Check-in with Climatelaunchpad winners – Instagram LIVE

Sun 31 Oct 2021
09:00 - 12:30 CET

Unfolding Climate Challenges: Youth

Virtual

This day highlights EIT Climate-KIC programmes and projects that are equipping young people world wide with the skills and competencies needed to become changemakers and lead systemic innovation.

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9:30 – 10:30 CET Young Innovators panel discussion: Empowering the next generation of climate heroes – with Gonca Kara Demir (Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology) and Salvatore Ruggiere (Aalto University and University of Helsinki) – Livestream

10:10 – 10:30 CET Check-in with Climathon Local Organiser from Zurich, Switzerland and Predazzo, Italy – Instagram LIVE

10:45 – 11:15 CET Interview with a winning 2021 Climathon team – Instagram LIVE

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