Climate Tech Updates

This is what happened last week in the Climate Innovation Ecosystem:






Open calls



Danske Bank and Danish Business Angels are inviting all startups to apply for their pitch events in Aarhus & Copenhagen in February to get a chance to pitch to selected investors. Special attention is given to startups that build green and sustainable solutions. For the February 10th pitch event in Aarhus, apply before January 30th. For the February 23rd pitch event in Copenhagen, apply before February 16th.




Are you a startup working with novel materials, bioresources, agriculture and CO2 offsetting and looking for an investment to grow your innovative solution? Apply to the Beamline Accelerator program for a chance to participate in a ​​1-month pre-accelerator, a 3-month hands-on program and to win €25k cash per startup team.



Milestones



Lisbon-based GoParity, which gives people the chance to invest in sustainable projects, ended 2021 with €10.4 million invested by a community of more than 18000 citizens and companies. These figures are a massive jump from the investment totals in 2020, when €2 million was invested in the platform by 9000 users.


Leading multi mobility app, FREE NOW, and Dublin-based Zipp Mobility have just announced that 2022 will see them join forces to offer a fully integrated micro mobility service across Ireland. The new partnership will enable passengers to book Zipp’s e-scooters and e-bikes via the FREE NOW app when Zipp fully rolls out its services in Ireland this year.



Ecosystem



Sifted curated a list of Europe’s fastest growing climate tech startups and electric trucking, car batteries and solar panels dominates the list. Learn more about the startups featured such as Volta Trucks, Tevva Motors and Einride to see some startups worth watching in 2022.




Podcasts



Don’t miss out on the playlist “Climate Tech Investors” to hear from the professionals working in, supporting, and investing in climate technology.




Events



The Global Cleantech Summit – Investing for impact – will gather some of the top investors and other financial actors with experience, knowledge and interest in finding solutions to how the pace of upscaling, globalization and market implementation can be accelerated.




Interesting stuff



There are many factors that affect the climate impact of personal choices, but what you (don't) buy, how you travel, and what you eat are some of the most high-impact behavior areas in developed countries. With this in mind, Piotr Drozd created a starter pack with 50+ tools to help you live a more sustainable lifestyle. Any new suggestions will be updated on this open database.