The problem is complex and urgent. The solution needs to be robust and rapid. If you have a solution that is validated and demonstrates potential for scalable impact, be it in carbon removal, adaptation, an enabling technology or a relevant social or environmental enterprise, apply now to join the first UK cohort in January 2022.
Let's unleash the innovation potential of start-ups to shape a clean and just future.
Six months of workshops will bring you expert led content and the tools and processes needed to build and polish your business. Our team and mentors will help you to set targets and guide you through your journey. You’ll work with peers for informal networking and discussion sessions, supporting each other in navigating this challenge together.
Climate Accelerator offers:
Six months of intensive support to take you to the next level
Tools and methodology in estimating and validating your climate impact
Mentorship & coaching by industry veterans & experts, with a world-wide network of industry, education and research partners
Nomination to the International Climate KIC Marketplace of start-ups, ecosystems and relevant investors
An end-of-programme pitch day to UK investors, plus invitations to international demo days, investor dinners and bespoke events
Accelerate through collaboration, sharing best practice and benchmarking with climate-tech peers
Completely free - no equity fees or charges.
Founders operating in, living in, or able to occasionally travel to Cambridge. Due to our funding structure, ventures outside of this area who are keen to join a programme can contact us for referrals into the Climate KIC network or to hold a place for future cohorts that may be more geographically spread.
Early-stage businesses and validated start-ups with a focus on the following areas: net zero enablers, carbon removal (either natural or technological solutions) or social, environmental or financial solutions to halt scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions worldwide.
Application deadline: 28 November 2021
Programme duration: 6 months
Programme due to start: January 2022
If you are looking to develop and scale up your business while creating climate positive impact, or know someone who is, find out more and apply here.
Want to know more? Join our virtual information session on 11 November
Find out what to expect on the programme, meet the team and ask any questions you may have. Book your space here