EIT Climate-KIC is Europe's biggest network for climate-friendly innovations.
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
Ferrovial, a leading infrastructure operators and municipal services company, and EIT Climate-KIC partner, is collaborating with start-up...
“In the network of 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. 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 Climate-KIC.”Timo Graf Project manager zeean, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
“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, 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, Climate-KIC enables us to accelerate eight French start-ups per year.”Pierre Nougué President, ECOSYS Group