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The start-ups supported thus far

From innovative ideas to market-ready solutions: this page provides an overview of the start-ups supported thus far. Find out more about their exciting business models and the teams behind them on the details pages.

Start-ups from the sixth accelerator phase that began in October 2020

HeyCharge

Ultra-low-cost electric car charging for apartment buildings

PeerPlanet

Empowering sustainable change. Together.

phelas

100 percent renewable energy through innovative liquid air energy storage

toolbot

Automated product sharing systems for tools and more

Start-ups from the fifth accelerator phase that began in October 2019

Medium close-up of the start-up Refurbed’s three founders. At the pitch day, Refurbed was selected for Climate-KIC’s start-up accelerator.
Cold Ray

Bringing zero emission air conditioning technology from space to earth

The jubilant seven-person twingz team, one of the winners of start-up support in the EU climate initiative, Climate-KIC.
foldAI
Artificial Sensing and Intelligence for Ecosystem Management
Medium close-up of the three founders of NÜWIEL, which won one of the start-up accelerator Climate-KIC’s support packages.
kiteKRAFT
kiteKRAFT developed a power-generating kite (tethered, autonomous electric aircraft), which is flown in figure eights or circles and is like the blade tips of a conventional wind turbine.

Start-ups from the fourth accelerator phase that began in April 2019

Medium close-up of the start-up Refurbed’s three founders. At the pitch day, Refurbed was selected for Climate-KIC’s start-up accelerator.
Waterjade

Resource management for hydropower

The jubilant seven-person twingz team, one of the winners of start-up support in the EU climate initiative, Climate-KIC.
Peregrine

Video analytics for traffic management

Medium close-up of the three founders of NÜWIEL, which won one of the start-up accelerator Climate-KIC’s support packages.
GRZ Technologies

Using hydrogen for energy storage

Triply

Web service for seamless mobility

Medium close-up of the start-up Refurbed’s three founders. At the pitch day, Refurbed was selected for Climate-KIC’s start-up accelerator.
kiteKraft

Green energy from kite power plants

Start-ups from the third accelerator phase that began in October 2018

Medium close-up of the start-up Refurbed’s three founders. At the pitch day, Refurbed was selected for Climate-KIC’s start-up accelerator.
ecoworks
NetZero refurbishments for buildings
The jubilant seven-person twingz team, one of the winners of start-up support in the EU climate initiative, Climate-KIC.
Hades
Improved urban drainage systems with AI
Medium close-up of the three founders of NÜWIEL, which won one of the start-up accelerator Climate-KIC’s support packages.
Kraftblock
Waste-heat utilisation
Medium close-up of the three founders of NÜWIEL, which won one of the start-up accelerator Climate-KIC’s support packages.
kiteKRAFT
Green power from kite power plants

Start-ups from the second accelerator phase that began in February 2018

Medium close-up of the start-up Refurbed’s three founders. At the pitch day, Refurbed was selected for Climate-KIC’s start-up accelerator.
PAVE Group

Digitalising construction projects

The jubilant seven-person twingz team, one of the winners of start-up support in the EU climate initiative, Climate-KIC.
Daphne Technology

Using nanotechnology to control emissions

Medium close-up of the three founders of NÜWIEL, which won one of the start-up accelerator Climate-KIC’s support packages.
TWAICE

Digital twins for batteries

Start-ups from the first accelerator phase that began in September 2017

Medium close-up of the start-up Refurbed’s three founders. At the pitch day, Refurbed was selected for Climate-KIC’s start-up accelerator.
Refurbed

Refurbed – An Amazon for refurbished electronic devices

The jubilant seven-person twingz team, one of the winners of start-up support in the EU climate initiative, Climate-KIC.
twingz

Smart energy management and loss prevention

Medium close-up of the three founders of NÜWIEL, which won one of the start-up accelerator Climate-KIC’s support packages.
NÜWIEL

Intelligent bicycle trailers for last-mile delivery in towns and cities