Day 1 at the Global Grand Final

“It’s gonna be big, get ready for scale and it’s not going to end tomorrow”, keynote speaker Danny Kennedy on fixing climate change Sunny and vibrant Cyprus today set the perfect stage for our Global Grand Final with the historic location provided by Carob Mills in the middle of Limassol the best possible spot. In… Read more »

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

How to land yourself on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. ClimateLaunchpad 2016 finalist Chrysalix 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 Chrysalix Technologies is one of them…. Read more »

lamp•a•live, finalist Berlin

lamp•a•live is an easy-to-use lamp that can grow algae at home, at work, or at school. This will accelerate education about algae growth, and how we can use algae for bio fuels.

Solarays, finalist Spain

Solarays implies a radical change in the generation and distribution of electric and thermal energy.

NitroZeo, finalist Italy

The Nitrozeo team has developed a completely natural product, to grant a more sustainable agriculture.

Hydroalgae Power, finalist the Netherlands

Hydroalgae Power’s idea is to create a perpetual cycle for the sustainable source of energy, water and ammonia; three key resources needed in today’s resource constrained society.

RiUp, finalist Italy

RiUp is a new platform to deal with the actual environmental issue making affordable serial and functional objects of green design to everyone.

Necova, finalist Greece

Necova, a system that retrofits photovoltaic installations to enhance their performance and produce hot water at no extra cost.

Evovelo, finalist Spain

Evovelo wants to design, manufacture and sell highly-efficient solar sustainable vehicles to help reduce the CO2 footprint and make mobility in cities more comfortable and healthy.

Aerox, finalist Spain

Aerox has designed a coating for wind-turbine blades which reduces the need of finishing operations, making wind-turbine manufacturing process more efficient.

Green Wings, finalist Cyprus

Green Wings, a system that produces electricity from the exhausted gases of airplanes during take-off. Please read more about this cleantech idea.

Coolar, finalist Germany (Berlin)

Coolar wants to produce a fridge that runs on heat and not on electricity. The cooling process is purely water-based and does not contain any toxic or climate-damaging chemicals. Read all about this cleantech idea.

PalleTech, finalist Poland

PalleTech combines the reusability of wooden pallets with the recyclability of paper pallets and adds modularity on top.

Intelligent Structures, finalist Italy

Intelligent Structures’ idea is about detecting and locating critical damages in carbon fiber structures – e.g. in aircrafts – using a network of smart ultrasound sensors. And, thus alleviating the necessity of oversizing. More about it in this blog.

Mike’s Multicharger, finalist Poland

Mike’s Multicharger is a device that has the possibility to use at least six sources of green energy, in a modular construction. With this device you’ll be never out of energy. More about this cleantech idea in this blog.

Wavetube, finalist Sweden

First Prize Winner CleanLaunchpad 2014: Wavetube develops a patented solution to produce renewable energy from the motion of ocean waves. Their goal is commercialization by 2020, having initiated two major wave energy farm projects with customers by then. Read all about it.

Inteko ltd, finalist Poland

Finalist Poland Inteko wants to make stoves completely independent of electricity. This has a number of advantages. Please continue to read more about it.

Sulfotools, finalist Germany (Hessen)

Sulfotools: pioneers in the field of green peptide chemistry. Their aim: to replace all process-required organic solvents with natural resource water. Read all about them.

AlterHausVerwalter, finalist Germany (Hessen) is an online platform for an alternative realty management to motivate tenants towards an environmentally friendly and resource-saving behavior by making energy consumption transparent and uncover the potential of energy-savings.

TRANSPARENT WORLD, finalist Denmark

TRANSPARENT WORLD has invented a new material to replace indium tin oxide (ITO) used in applications ranging from green energy applications, information technologies to smart coatings.

SMERGY, finalist Berlin

SMERGY wants to become the GOOGLE of the energy market. And more interesting information to read about them in this blog.

CAMBOND, UK finalist

Third Prize Winner CleanLaunchpad 2014: CAMBOND has an idea for green glue that can replace the existing formaldehyde-containing (and so toxic) glues used in wood composites. Read all about it in this blog.


ADAPTAVATE wants to breathe a breath of fresh air in to the buildings of the future. They are re-thinking, re-making and providing solutions that are low carbon, compostable and create healthy buildings of the future. Read more about this UK finalist.


DESOLENATOR is a patented technology that harnesses the power of the sun to transform salt water into drinking water. They will represent UK in CleanLaunchpad Grand EU Final in Valencia on October 29.

AQGRI+, Dutch finalist

Selling fresh water, compost and fish is what AQGRI+ wants to do. Read more about this Dutch finalist in CleanLaunchpad Grand EU Final.

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