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At EIT Climate-KIC we run the world’s largest cleantech start-up accelerators. Since the beginning, we have supported more than 2,000 start-ups, of which many have grown to become leaders in their field. 

At EIT Climate-KIC we run the world’s largest cleantech start-up accelerators. Since the beginning, we have supported more than 2,000 start-ups, of which many have grown to become leaders in their field. In Spain the programme has launched the seventh edition generating more than 100 jobs, earning more than 1.1 million euros and attracting an investment of 5.6 million euros just in 2018.

We identify, support and invest in entrepreneurs through every stage of innovation, helping them move from initial concepts, through testing and demonstration to achieve commercial scale. The accelerator program is an offer for ambitious startups with high-growth business potential and high climate impact. We also support the formation of early stage start-ups through Climate Launchpad the world’s largest green business ideas competition, and through the largest climate action collective of its kind, Climathon, we support the creation of tangible climate solutions.

In the last three years, almost twenty EIT Climate-KIC backed entrepreneurs have been honoured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list. We also match investors with our portfolio of scalable start-ups across Europe on our Investor Marketplace. Read on to learn more!

Our offerings for start-ups

Accelerator

Accelerator is the only European Union acceleration programme focused on climate impact by clean tech commercialisation. In three steps, this programme, lasting up to 18 months, brings you the knowledge, resources, tools and the coaching a clean tech start-up needs for success. OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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Accelerator
Climate Launchpad

Climate Launchpad is the world's largest green business ideas competition. Innovation and invention can lead the way to a clean future. Our mission is to unlock the world's clean tech potential that addresses climate change. The competition creates a stage for those ideas. Fixing climate change, one start-up at a time!

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Climate Launchpad
Climathon

Climathon is a global 24-hour climate change hackathon that takes place simultaneously in mayor cities around de world every year. It attracts innovators, entrepreneurs, students and professionals to come together to create innovative solutions to climate challenges.

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Climathon
>€1KM capital raised in external investment by our start-ups
+1.600 climate-positive companies incubated
2.240 jobs created through our start-up community
+300 partners
We connect you to the most scalable start-ups

tool for investors

Be part of the change you want to see in the world by investing in positive climate impact companies.

The investors marketplace is the most comprehensive overview of investment opportunities into early-stage startups. The dead flow tens form EIT Climate-KIC’s Accelerator programme, the largest climate-focused acceleration programme in the world. 

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Guadalupe García

Entrepreneurship Manager Guadalupe García