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EIT Climate-KIC is Europe's biggest network for climate-friendly innovations.

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As part of the regional Innovation Hub in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Vienna is a location of the highly successful EIT Climate-KIC DACH accelerator programme, whose start-ups raised more than 250 million euros in 2017 alone.

As part of the regional Innovation Hub in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Vienna is a location of the highly successful EIT Climate-KIC DACH accelerator programme, whose start-ups raised more than 250 million euros in 2017 alone. Additionally, we are exploring the Austrian climate innovation landscape with our partners WWF Austria, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Graz University of Technology,  Montanuniversität Leoben and brainbows. Our Austrian team is strongly interconnected with partners and colleagues in Switzerland as well as Germany, and is focusing on European, cross-border, cross-sectoral innovation and education projects with a positive climate impact. Read more

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The Austrian EIT Climate-KIC Start-up Accelerator is supported by the BMDW’s JumpStart Program, run by aws.

NEWS & INSIGHTS Austria latest updates & innovations
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
The closed plastic circuit: How cirplus wants to put an end to plastic waste

“400,000,000 tons of plastic are produced every year from crude oil, and the trend is rising.” The...

The closed plastic circuit: How cirplus wants to put an end to plastic waste
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Winterbatch 2019 Accelerator Bootcamp – a two days KIC-start!

16 new teams in the DACH Accelerator came together in Munich from 10 – 11 October. The...

Winterbatch 2019 Accelerator Bootcamp – a two days KIC-start!
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC DEMO-DAY 2019: Solving climate change with innovations

In 1911 the young engineer Karl August Geyer had a great vision in mind when he founded...

EIT Climate-KIC DEMO-DAY 2019: Solving climate change with innovations
EIT Climate-KIC Innovation Review
OPINION
Policy: The circular designer’s secret weapon
Joe Iles & Simon Widmer Circulate News & The Circular Design Guide
Policy: The circular designer’s secret weapon
In our community
Interview with Nico Wolf, CFO, Endless Energy – Winner of the EIT Climate-...
Interview with Nico Wolf, CFO, Endless Energy – Winner of the EIT Climate-KIC Finance Incubator Competition
Innovation spotlight
AI and robotics could revolutionise municipal waste sorting

Ferrovial, a leading infrastructure operators and municipal services company, and EIT Climate-KIC partner, is collaborating with start-up...

AI and robotics could revolutionise municipal waste sorting
THE EIT CLIMATE-KIC CALENDAR Our events for Austria and the DACH-region
Past Event
Climate Innovation Summit 2018
Climate Innovation Summit 2018
Past Event
COP24 Katowice – Changing together
COP24 Katowice – Changing together
Past Event
Apply for Europe’s Largest Cleantech Accelerator!
Apply for Europe’s Largest Cleantech Accelerator!
THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP