Innovators wanted

Climate-KIC Australia is a Knowledge Innovation Community dedicated to creating a climate resilient, liveable and thriving Australia for all by catalysing transformative, cross-sectoral responses to climate change.

We provide a platform for translating research and ideas into action with community and economic outcomes.

Working in new and different ways, we bring fresh insight to the problems of climate change to create innovative solutions.

Calling all climate visionaries!

Does your cleantech solution need wings?

Applications are opening soon for our Acceleration program, delivered by EnergyLab and our University partners.

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  • Teams have access to a 12 month acceleration program hosted by our partners
  • Develop business plan and profile, receive mentoring and investment opportunities
  • Available Australia wide

Our Areas of Impact

Net-zero Carbon Energy

The transition to net-zero carbon energy is vital if Australia is to meet its greenhouse emissions reduction goals. The energy sector is currently the greatest contributor to Australia’s emissions. Climate KIC Australia is exploring the application of renewable and low-carbon energy technologies and pathways to transform Australia’s energy sector.

Sustainable Resilient Cities

Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world. Focussing on emission reductions in our cities will make a substantial contribution to climate mitigation, while preparing cities to adapt to inevitable climate changes will improve resilience. Climate-KIC Australia convenes distinct types of city-focussed actors to drive transformational systems change and create liveable and thriving Australian cities.

Regions in Transition

Climate-KIC Australia is helping regional areas explore and capture opportunities in the emerging low carbon economy. With a focus on regions that have traditionally been dependent on emissions-intensive industries, Climate-KIC Australia works with communities, using a structured approach to assist regions and towns to embrace and benefit from transition.

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A tech competition to recognise the most promising solutions to climate change.

A three-week summer school program for young entrepreneurs.

An annual 24 hour hackathon for climate solutions.

Preparing selected start ups for investment and scale.

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Our office

Climate-KIC Australia
Bldg 25, 4-12 Buckland St
Chippendale, NSW 2008 Australia

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