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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
85,000 euros and more benefits for green start-ups

Europe’s largest accelerator for cleantech start-ups is starting its next funding round: anyone who has scalable and...

85,000 euros and more benefits for green start-ups
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Climate-KIC start-up HYDROGRID receives award

Our Viennese start-up HYDROGRID was awarded the State Prize for Digitization, category “Digital Products and Solutions”. Janice...

Climate-KIC start-up HYDROGRID receives award
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
How The Climate Community Breeds Its Own Inaction

Climate change is making headlines. Media outlets around the world frequently report on the latest developments around...

How The Climate Community Breeds Its Own Inaction
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
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Climathon 2019
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Climathon 2019
THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP