ClimAccelerator is a global programme for start-ups to innovate, catalyse and scale the potential of their climate solutions.
We are turning cleantech start-ups into successful businesses and harnessing the power of human ingenuity to drive rapid impact and unlock a net-zero, resilient future for all.
Over the past 10 years, our accelerator programme powered by EIT Climate-KIC has been a major climate innovation solution provider. We’re scaling the globe to break new ground in carbon reduction, adaptation and resilience, and more.
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EIT Climate-KIC’s ClimAccelerator broke programme records in 2022
In 2022, the ClimAccelerator surpassed several of its own records while expanding its influence into the Global South and partnering with both governmental and corporate funders. Check out the highlights of our start-ups, partners and more!
EIT Climate-KIC supported start-up Kitekraft raises $1.6M to make wind turbines that fly
Kitekraft, the Munich-based renewable energy start-up building flying wind turbines, has raised $1.6 million to continue its development towards a first pilot installation. The funding comes from lead investor Schweizer Kapital Global Impact Fund AG with the participation of new and existing angels. Kitekraft participated in the EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator in Germany in 2018/19.