„We are boosting sustainable entrepreneurship in Europe!“

EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator is Europe's largest cleantech accelerator for early stage startups. We are looking for innovators with breakthrough ideas and business models to counter climate change.

Between April and September 2019 you will

  • Get access to great education and training, intensive coaching and financial support between 10,000 and 50,000 EUR- no equity taken.
  • Benefit from EIT Climate-KIC's extensive international partner network to help you find early adopters and pilot partners
  • Intensively collaborate with and learn from role-models and peers all across Europe

The programme runs in 12 countries, locally implemented, but with a joint curriculum and international programme components.

The journey to an investible and scalable startup takes you through 3 stages, each with a special focus.
Stage 1: Business Model Development
Stage 2: Business Model Validation & First Customers
Stage 3: Onwards to Investment and Scaling

If you are an early-stage startup (up to 5 years since incorporation and minimum 2 founders) or a team wanting to create a startup based around a new technology/service with high potential for commercial viability and climate impact, then this is the right place for you!

About EIT Climate-KIC

EIT Climate-KIC is the EU’s largest public private partnership addressing climate change through innovation to build a zero carbon economy. We address climate change across four priority themes: urban areas, land use, production systems, climate metrics and finance. Education is at the heart of these themes to inspire and empower the next generation of climate leaders. We run programmes for students, start-ups and innovators across Europe via centres in major cities, convening a community of the best people and organisations.

About Provadis Hochschule

Provadis School of International Management and Technology AG is a nationally accredited university of applied sciences and was founded in 2003. We offer part-time bachelor and master study programmes to our 1100 students. Being based at one of the largest industrial parks in Europe, we focus on management challenges of high-tech industries and professional service firms: The Industriepark Höchst.

The Center for Industry and Sustainability supports companies in their sustainable developments and hosts the Climate-KIC accelerator initiatives of EIT RIS since 2016 and of Climate-KIC Frankfurt/Hessen since 2015.

We support start-ups in their development and implementation of sustainable business models. We link clean-tech start-ups directly to potential customers, investors and other relevant partners. We believe in cooperation and intend to strengthen the European eco-system for clean-tech start-ups by close collaboration with our partners.

In the following video you will learn more about the history and activities of the Center for Industry and Sustainability: CLICK HERE

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