EIT Climate-KIC is Europe's biggest network for climate-friendly innovations.
The EIT Climate-KIC Germany office drives the development of scalable high impact climate change solutions with its programmes and its community of innovative companies, researchers, start-ups and students.
Based in the heart of Berlin at EUREF-Campus, an historic industrial site that was turned into an innovation campus dedicated to a low-carbon future, EIT Climate-KIC Germany supports 6 Core Partners and 17 Affiliate Partners to drive cross-sector climate innovation. Berlin and Munich are the locations of the highly successful EIT Climate-KIC DACH accelerator programme, whose start-ups (e.g. lilium, tado & green city solutions) raised more than 250 million euros in 2017 alone. Our German team is strongly interconnected with partners and colleagues in Austria as well as Switzerland, and is focusing on European, cross-border, cross-sectoral innovation and education projects with a positive climate impact. Read more
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“In the network of EIT Climate-KIC, the community is simply a good mixture. At the events you can get to know start-ups and also make other thematically exciting business contacts.”Susan Dreyer Director, DACH Region, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
“Research must be put into practice. EIT Climate-KIC is the obvious choice. All our research results point in this direction. Whenever we see a commercial application, we first think of the EIT Climate-KIC.”Timo Graf Project manager zeean, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
“EIT Climate-KIC empowered us by making vital connections, pushing us to have the highest impact – to reverse emissions.”Dr. Saskia Visser Programme Lead Sustainable Land Use, Environmental Sciences Group, Wageningen University & Research
“For us, EIT Climate-KIC brings key resources and knowledge to the table with both independence and global reach.”Dickie Whitaker Chief Executive, Oasis Loss Modelling Framework
“Thanks to its top level European network and innovation framework support, EIT Climate-KIC enables us to accelerate eight French start-ups per year.”Pierre Nougué President, ECOSYS Group