WHO WE ARE

Spanish Centre for Innovation in Climate Change

EIT Climate-KIC Spain is the representation of the European initiative EIT Climate-KIC in Spain, Europe’s largest public-private partnership addressing climate change through innovation to build a net-zero-carbon economy.

EIT Climate-KIC is supported by EIT, a body of the European Union. We are active in 39 countries globally, with 28 offices across Europe, including, Amsterdam, Bologna, Paris, London, Warsaw and Berlin. Our national centres develop local innovation ecosystems and partnerships and link these into our pan-European innovation community. Our Brussels office helps coordinate our activities with other EU initiatives.

Our response to climate emergency has been to focus our efforts on systems innovation to generate options and pathways for radical transformation.

Our Vision
A prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society with a circular net-zero emissions economy

Our Mission
To catalyse systemic change for climate action

Our Promise
Transformation in time, through innovation

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>€1100m capital raised in external investment by our start-ups
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>1600 climate-positive companies incubated
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>2000 jobs created through our start-up community
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>400 partners
LATEST ARTICLES News & insights from Spain
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Madrid, Amsterdam and Milan: Three cities putting citizen participation at the heart of climate action

The Extinction Rebellion or Fridays for Future global actions have shown that citizens around the world want...

Madrid, Amsterdam and Milan: Three cities putting citizen participation at the heart of climate action
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
Partnering with EIT Climate-KIC on the New Accelerator: Call for Expressions of Interest

We are looking for new and existing EIT Climate-KIC partners to collaborate with us on the New...

Partnering with EIT Climate-KIC on the New Accelerator: Call for Expressions of Interest
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
EIT Climate-KIC leads collective efforts to accelerate Madrid’s transition towards carbon neutrality

A cross- KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Community) initiative is working on bringing data into the Spanish capital’s...

EIT Climate-KIC leads collective efforts to accelerate Madrid’s transition towards carbon neutrality
Climate-KIC Innovation Review
OPINION
We need mandatory due diligence on investments, says EU rapporteur
Molly Scott Cato MEP for the South West of England and Gibraltar; Green Party speaker on Brexit and on Finance
We need mandatory due diligence on investments, says EU rapporteur
In our community
Interview with policy and governance innovation experts at Madrid and Basque...
Interview with policy and governance innovation experts at Madrid and Basque Country Universities
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
EIT CLIMATE-KIC SPAIN CALENDAR Events in Spain
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Investigación e innovación de la economía circular para una recuperación verde
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Investigación e innovación de la economía circular para una recuperación verde
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