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Climate Innovation Day

Climate Innovation Day

17 May 2018

Report by Lauren Riga – PhD student with the Australia-German Climate and Energy College at The University of Melbourne and Katie Vines – Director Sustainable and Resilient Cities, Climate-KIC Australia   Changing climatic conditions are already affecting us and the projected impacts of climate change have the potential to seriously impact our environment, economy and society.  …

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Join Climate-KIC Australia’s Innovation Day at NCCARF

Join Climate-KIC Australia’s Innovation Day at NCCARF

1 May 2018

Climate-KIC Australia will host a Climate Innovation Day on the 9th of May as part of the NCCARF/Engineers Australia Climate Adaptation 2018 conference in Melbourne this year. All conference delegates and visitors are welcome to join the following sessions during the Innovation Day: Download Full Program Session 2 – Developing the Adaptation Innovation Community 10.30am …

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Climate-KIC hosts AUS GER dialogue on energy security challenges

Climate-KIC hosts AUS GER dialogue on energy security challenges

30 April 2018

By Marian Schoen, Cliamte-KIC Australia, Regional Director – Victoria/Tasmania and National Director – Partnerships The challenge of energy security was the focus of a recent inaugural international dialogue on ‘Global Energy Security and Climate Change in Australia, Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region’, presented in late March by the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation (KAS) Regional Program Australia and …

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Climate-KIC Australia Launchpad winner Capricorn Power on their way to creating low-cost electricity and manufacturing jobs for Regional Victoria

Climate-KIC Australia Launchpad winner Capricorn Power on their way to creating low-cost electricity and manufacturing jobs for Regional Victoria

19 March 2018

Climate-KIC Australia brought the Climate Launchpad competition to Australia for the first time in 2017 and saw start-up Capricorn Power win the Victorian Finals with their business idea to commercialise an efficient heat engine to create a green waste disposal, and renewable electricity and heating solutions. As one of three Australian winners, start-up Capricorn Power …

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Climathon Highlights: Australian innovators save the planet in 24 hours

Climathon Highlights: Australian innovators save the planet in 24 hours

6 December 2017

What would you do if you had 24 hours to save the world? Perhaps you’d design an app that helps people prepare for extreme heat waves, or maybe you’d create a battery service to power off-grid homes in Cambodia.

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Smart cities: A glance at the landscape of our urban climate issues

Smart cities: A glance at the landscape of our urban climate issues

25 October 2017

Cities of our world are the culmination of humanity at both its best and worst: all the innovation we aspire to, and all the excesses we must change. Our cities inhale the thoughts and dreams of 4.1 billion people, and exhale approximately 70% of our total global greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Global Climathon comes to six Australian cities

Global Climathon comes to six Australian cities

5 October 2017

Climathon, a global 24-hour hackathon for finding city-specific climate change solutions, will expand this year to six Australian cities, Climate KIC Australia is proud to announce.

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ClimateLaunchpad winners to represent Australia

ClimateLaunchpad winners to represent Australia

26 September 2017

ClimateLaunchpad, which sought out clean technology ideas across the country, concluded this week with state finals. Climate-KIC is proud to announce the winning businesses My Impact, Capricorn Power, and Tide2Tank who will now go on to represent Australia in the global ClimateLaunchpad Finals in Cyprus.

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ClimateLaunchpad: From startup to success

ClimateLaunchpad: From startup to success

18 September 2017

Climate-KIC Australia brought the ClimateLaunchpad competition to Australia this year as part of a delivery of programs for climate change innovation.  It acts as a platform for teams to gain profile and mentoring and provides access to investors and markets.

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Jemma Green to drive climate innovation as new Chair of Climate-KIC Australia

Jemma Green to drive climate innovation as new Chair of Climate-KIC Australia

9 August 2017

Climate-KIC Australia has appointed experienced sustainability professional Dr. Jemma Green as Chair of the Board.

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