Wow! ClimateLaunchpad 2016 finalist on Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

How to land yourself on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. ClimateLaunchpad 2016 finalist Chrysalis Technologies did it. No less than thirteen of Climate-KIC’s entrepreneurs feature in Forbes 30-Under-30 Europe 2017. Only the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers find a spot on that list. ClimateLaunchpad 2016 finalist Chrysalis Technologies is one of them…. Read more »

Year review: 2016 in numbers

How many applications did ClimateLaunchpad get in 2016? How many green ideas were selected? And who won the Grand Final? Check out our data from 2016 in this visual. Because who doesn’t love an infographic?

National Finals: From Bugs to Batteries

This year’s EU Finals are shaping up nicely. There will be cookies made of insects and leather made of mushrooms. There will be water saving and water purification. There will even be wheels and windmills.

Cleantech Teams From 30 Countries Meet in Estonia For Competition Final

Europe’s largest business idea competition, ClimateLaunchpad, is organized by Climate-KIC. Its purpose is to unlock Europe’s cleantech potential and to accelerate innovations that address climate change. Teams from 30 European countries pitch their cleantech business ideas on 7 and 8 October to a jury in Tallinn, Estonia. A total of 90 teams will compete for funding and the chance to enter into the Climate-KIC startup Accelerator.

ClimateLaunchpad 2016 EU Finals Program

The program for the ClimateLaunchpad EU Finals in Tallinn is taking shape. On October 7 and 8, around 90 national finalists will gather in the Silicon Valley of Europe to pitch their ideas for sustainable low carbon businesses. They won’t be alone. They will be joined by investors, entrepreneurs, educators, and activists.

Crowds love cleantech (and women)

Here’s an interesting fact: women outperform men when it comes to crowdfunding. They are 13% more likely to succeed in raising money on Kickstarter. Hmmmm….

Desert Control Keeps On Improving

“We know you’re cheating,” the Desert Control team was told. The results seemed scientifically impossible. Ole Olesen told ClimateLaunchpad.

“We had the same results as good American farm soil, in the Sinai. We ourselves didn’t even know what was causing such great results.”

How a Weird Idea Became a Successful Startup

“Urban Farmers wants to be the next big thing in local farming. We don’t want to be hipster farmers or hobbyists. We want to expand and have a big impact on local food production and job creation.”

Don’t Panic! Climate Change Exists

Do you sometimes find yourself wondering what you can do to address climate change? Out first piece of advice is Don’t Panic.

At ClimateLaunchpad, our motto is Keep Calm and Tackle Climate Change. This post gives you 4 things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and make a difference in the world.

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