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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.

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CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Winterbatch 2020 Accelerator Side Call – a digital KIC-start!

Four new Stage 1 teams, part of the DACH Accelerator as Munich Re and ERGO Side Call...

Winterbatch 2020 Accelerator Side Call – a digital KIC-start!
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Your exclusive chance to join our Accelerator!

Over the last nine years, the EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator Programme has supported early-stage climate positive ventures in...

Your exclusive chance to join our Accelerator!
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
The Corona Canvas: How you can deal with the crisis as a founder

The current situation is clearly severe and much worse than anyone thought four weeks ago. Based on...

The Corona Canvas: How you can deal with the crisis as a founder
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 POWER OF PARTNERSHIP