TRC is one of the winning companies of the EIT Climate-KIC Accelerator 2018, the largest CleanTech accelerator in the European Union. The acceleration program of the Community of Knowledge and Innovation of the European Union specializing in Climate Change has selected the best national initiatives based on clean technologies this year.
During the presentation, the general director of EIT Climate-KIC Spain, José Luis Muñoz, along with the director of Entrepreneurship of EIT Climate-KIC Europe, Emilie Normann, and the Vice-Chancellor of Employment and Entrepreneurship of the UPV, José Millet, delivered of the prizes awarded with € 5,000 for each of the 15 selected startups that access phase I of the program, and € 30,000 for the 4 startups that move to phase 3 of the program.
During the fifth edition of the acceleration program companies selected in these phases, will receive, in addition to financial support, training, mentoring and access to investment forums with an economic valuation of more than € 400,000 to finance innovative projects that help mitigate the effects of global warming and decarbonizing the economy through innovation.
In the event, the General Director of EIT Climate-KIC Spain, shared with the audience the success of the EIT in the creation of the KICs, as well as the good work that Climate-KIC is doing for innovation and entrepreneurship in the action for the climate throughout Europe and in Spain, where last year was ranked by the FUNCAS report as the 5th best acceleration program. He also commented on the good experience of EIT Climate-KIC in Spain, and its successful expansion during the last two years in its transition to a national node.