Apply to EIT Climate KIC Accelerator
What is it all about? EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator is Europe’s largest cleantech accelerator for early stage startups. It is focused upon getting startups ready for their first investors and customers and helps them scale their business.
Who is EIT Climate KIC looking for? It is looking for innovators with breakthrough ideas to counter climate change. 2 possibilities : you are an early-stage startup (up to five years since incorporation and minimum two founders) OR you are working as a team and want to create a startup based around a new technology or service with high potential for both commercial viability and climate impact, then this is the right place for you!
What is The EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS) ? It is EIT Climate-KIC's outreach programme to increase the innovation capacity of European regions that don’t yet benefit directly from the EIT and its Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs).
The programme connects EIT Climate-KIC with selected partnerships from business, higher education and research, as well as regional policy-makers, public entities and other stakeholders to spur innovation in Europe.
About EIT RIS : EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator is Europe’s largest cleantech accelerator for early stage startups. It is focused upon getting startups ready for their first investors and customers and helps them scale their business.
- 27 January 2019: Application deadline,
- 27-31 January 2019: Reading jury assesses applications,
- 1-28 February 2019: Live pitches for selection into programme,
- 1-31 March 2019: Contracting period,
- 1 April 2019: Accelerator batch kicks off,
- May 2019: International Bootcamp (compulsory attendance),
- 30 September 2019: Accelerator batch ends.