2018 ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final: unlocking green business potential

This year’s ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final will be a conversation with 700+ people about fixing climate change. Leading minds, policy makers and corporates fly in from all over the world to shape this conversation. Be part of it.

ClimateLaunchpad participants start businesses with the potential for big climate impact. The focus of the event is how to truly unlock that potential. The main topics for keynotes, expert sessions and interactive talks are: building cleantech start-up ecosystems, funding for start-ups that are tackling climate change and alumni sharing lessons on starting a business.

Be part of the global conversation on fixing climate change, join us at the ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final.

pitches Start-up pitches
talks Provocative talks
master-classes Dynamic master classes

'Innovation spirit, open minded people, great event'.

Join us in Edinburgh,
Scotland on November 1-2

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    McEwan Hall


How can we unlock the world's green business potential to tackle climate change? Come join us for our Global Grand Final, and join the conversation.

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The main topics for keynotes and interactive expert sessions are: building cleantech start-up ecosystems, funding and alumni sharing lessons on starting a business.

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The iconic 19th century McEwan Hall in Edinburgh, Scotland sets the perfect stage for our 130+ finalists to pitch their ideas to a renowned jury. The top-10 of the Global Grand Final win a spot in the Climate-KIC Accelerator.

Travel info

Anything you need to know to prepare your trip to and stay in Edinburgh. Don’t forget to check out the discount deals on accommodations we were able to arrange.

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We welcome all of you cleantech watchers, corporate green leaders, planet saving visionaries and Trump-defying bright thinkers.

Last year

Get a glimpse of the vibe with this short 2017 Grand Final recap video:

As one of the 2017 participant said:

'If solving climate change would always be this much fun, we would have solved it decades ago'.

We're SOLD OUT. And it's amazing

The event is sold out, but we would not be ClimateLaunchpad if we did not come up with a solution to have you join us the climate neutral way: catch the live stream and spot the next unicorns.

LIVE: November 1-2nd


Hosted by:


EIT Climate-KIC

Gold sponsor

Can Do

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University of Edinburgh

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