Climate-KIC Australia are a Knowledge Innovation Community (KIC) to catalyse a national response to climate change and the global-scale opportunities it presents.
Our purpose is to help bring to market innovative climate change solutions by connecting key players across the whole innovation pathway. We will build links between the research community, government and commercial opportunity, being the catalyst to link ideas, commercial know-how and investment capital via a proven model from the European Union.
Systemic change Identifying and developing the market potential of emerging technologies, and creating new products, services and jobs with a global impact on climate change. Education Recruiting, nurturing and developing entrepreneurs to become agents of change. Entrepreneurship/Innovation Creating opportunities and practical tools to enable small businesses and start-ups working in the areas of climate innovation, to turn ideas into commercial success.
Identifying and developing the market potential of emerging technologies, and creating new products, services and jobs with a global impact on climate change.
Becoming more adaptive and developing policies that are closely informed by research.
Ensuring Australia stays ahead in its awareness of climate imperatives and potential solutions.
Develop and provide Climate-KIC’s targeted postgraduate, postdoctoral and executive education for the next generation of innovators, business leaders and policy
Ensuring the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs have the resources and funding they need to succeed.
Encouraging and facilitating investment in key areas of growth and innovation.
Helping grow Climate-KIC by linking to their membership bases.
Identifying regional and local challenges, and working on the potential solutions to these.
Operating since 2010.
The world’s largest climate public private partnership.
Presence in 23 European countries.
Drives innovation through creative partnerships, large and small, local and global, between private, public and academic sectors.