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ECCI is the official Scottish partner of Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest climate innovation initiative.

We give low carbon start-ups funding and support to build rock-solid business models and take their target markets by storm.

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If you’re a start-up or business with an idea that could help tackle climate change, we’d like to hear from you. In 2019 we’re planning to re-run our hugely successful Climate-KIC business support programmes.

Climate-KIC is Europe's largest public-private partnership for action on climate change. Through our partnership with them, we give entrepreneurs funding, coaching and support to develop a successful business model.

Start-up success

So far we’ve supported more than 35 companies, who between them have raised more than £1 million investment and scooped more than 50 awards.

Take the first step

If you want to be the first to hear when next year’s programmes open for applications, please register by 31 January 2019 and take the first step to accelerating your business.

Get the lowdown with these FAQs before registering.

Delivering climate action

Creating a smart and thriving future isn’t just about new business ideas – it’s about putting solutions into practice. Our Climate-KIC partnership includes two projects driving change in cities, finance and procurement. Find out more about ConnectedClusters, Financing Sustainable Cities and our City Deal Procurement Pathfinder.