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The Climate-KIC Switzerland office drives the development of scalable high impact climate change solutions with its programmes and community of innovative companies, researchers, start-ups and students.

Zurich is a location of the highly successful Climate-KIC DACH accelerator programme, whose start-ups raised more than 250 million euros in 2017 alone. Successful Swiss Climate-KIC start-ups like Carbon Delta, Climeworks and rePATRN show the international importance of the start-up scene in Switzerland. Our Swiss team is strongly interconnected with partners and colleagues in Austria 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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NEWS & INSIGHTS Switzerland 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
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 CLIMATE-KIC CALENDAR Our events for Switzerland and the DACH-region
Event
Impact Investment – SRI/ESG/Tech: Where is the Impact
Zurich, Switzerland
Impact Investment – SRI/ESG/Tech: Where is the Impact
THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP