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 and whose headquarters are located in the city of Valencia.

EIT Climate-KIC Spain is the Spanish Centre of Climate Change for Innovation, as part of the European Initiative EIT Climate-KIC, one of the Knowledge Innovation Communities launched by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). EIT Climate-KIC was created in 2010 and has over 200 partners including universities, research centres, enterprises and public bodies integrated in a network of offices placed in  Austria, Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Netherlands, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, PortugalUK, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, and Switzerland .

The mission of EIT Climate-KIC Spain is to promote the development of a low-carbon economy with the objective of facilitating adaptation and mitigation actions of climate change. Our three main pillars of action are innovation, entrepreneurship and education, through various programs to attract talent, higher education and acceleration of innovative ideas to tackle global warming. Our action is articulated through the promotion of sustainability in Urban Transitions, Sustainable Production Systems, Sustainable Land Use and Decision Metrics & Finance.

EIT Climate-KIC Spain promotes the challenge of the new model of sustainable economy based on competitiveness, economic growth and the generation of green jobs, in collaboration with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology and with the support of a community of prestigious and solvent partners. We work with our partners to advance in the consolidation of an innovative Spanish ecosystem in the field of climate change.

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>€500m capital raised in external investment by our start-ups
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>1.000 climate-positive companies incubated
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2.240 jobs created through our start-up community
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300 partners
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Eleven climate innovation projects across Europe tackling COVID-19 related challenges have been selected to receive funding as...

€8.4 million for innovation projects that stimulate job creation and support a post COVID-19 green recovery
CLIMATE-KIC NEWS
A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Cliona Howie Del Rio about systems thinking

The European Science-Media Hub recently published an interview with Cliona Howie Del Rio, Head of Circular Economy...

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On Wednesday 20 May, the EU Commission presented the long awaited- “From farm-to-fork” strategy after a few...

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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
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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
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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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EIT Climate-KIC Spain Startups & Media
Hotel AC Palacio del Carmen, Santiago de Compostela
EIT Climate-KIC Spain Startups & Media
Past Event
Cómo desarrollar la economía circular en tu organización: modelos de negocio
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Cómo desarrollar la economía circular en tu organización: modelos de negocio
Past Event
Presentación de las nuevas Start-Ups de EIT Climate-KIC Spain
Jardín Botánico de Valencia, Spain
Presentación de las nuevas Start-Ups de EIT Climate-KIC Spain
THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP