AVAESEN is the leading Spanish partner of the accelerator program and it coordinates the RICs of the entrepreneurship pillar.
Climate-KIC Accelerator is the world’s first real-life business school for promising cleantech entrepreneurs. In three stages, the 18-month program works with start-ups to get funded and launch their products worldwide.
Climate-KIC is the EU´s main climate innovation initiative. It is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on mitigating and adapting to climate change. Climate-KIC consists of companies, academic institutions and the public sector.
The organization has its headquarters in London, UK, and leverages its centres across Europe to support start-ups companies, to bring together partners on innovation projects and to educate students to bring about a connected, creative transformation of knowledge and ideas into products and services that help mitigate and adapt to climate change.
Climate-KIC currently has centres in France, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark and the UK and is represented in the regions of Valencia, Central Hungary, Emilia Romagna, Lower Silesia, Hessen and the West Midlands.
Climate-KIC is one of the Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) created in 2010 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), the EU body tasked with creating sustainable European growth while dealing with the global challenges of our time.
More information at www.climate-kic.org