KIC InnoEnergy

Do you have a business idea linked to Sustainable Energy that you want to commercialise within the next three to five years but still need complementing support?

KIC InnoEnergy provides support for finalising and commercialising technological innovations that lead to new products and services.

In KIC InnoEnergy you will find the environment to finalise your product or service idea and to successfully launch it on the market. KIC InnoEnergy invest in the final development of products and services of which at least the technical feasibility has already been proven, e.g. as a prototype on lab scale (Technology Readiness Level 5). The implementation is done with at least two further European partners including the future partner for commercialisation.

Your product or service needs to be in the area of sustainable energy and preferably connected to one of the following thematic fields:

If you have a business idea related to sustainable energy that you want to launch within the next three to five years, then KIC InnoEnergy can help. They provide support and an appropriate environment for you to finalise your product or service and to successfully launch it on the market:

  • Transformation of innovations into products or services for the market
  • Support of your Innovation Projects by monitoring, reviews, investment
  • Secure environment for your innovation (IP protection)
  • Offering of a pan-European partner network
  • Risk sharing: KIC IE only gets a return on investment if your market entry is successful

Services to Entrepenurs - KIC InnoEnergy Highway

Do you want to start your own business in the sustainable energy field? 

KIC InnoEnergy's Highway, offers all the services you need to transform your idea or venture into a successful business.

KIC InnoEnergy Highway offers help to early stage start ups. They support your business through tailored services that address your specific needs, leading you to commercial success and hedging the financial risks. In return KIC InnoEnergy acquires an equity stake of 5-15% of your future start-up.

KIC InnoEnergy Highway proposes you a path from the idea to the customer: they will assess your idea, work with a coach to develop your venture, deliver the most appropriate services you need, invest in you company, support you all the way through the process of business creation and make you benefit from a powerful network of partners.

About KIC InnoEnergy

KIC InnoEnergy is a European company dedicated to promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and education in the sustainable energy field by bringing together academics, businesses and research institutes. Their goal is to make a positive impact on sustainable energy in Europe. They do this by creating future game changers with a different mind-set, and bringing innovative products, services and successful companies to life:

  • providing acceleration services to start-ups and ventures by supporting entrepreneurs with their business ideas, strengthening their business models, building expert teams, and providing access to finance
  • supporting innovation in the field and bring innovative ideas to life that have a positive impact on sustainable energy in Europe
  • providing Master´s and PhD educational programmes that deliver knowledge and skills to students and managers that will shape the future of the energy sector.

KIC InnoEnergy is one of the first Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) fostered by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). They are committed to reducing costs in the energy value chain, increasing security and reducing CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions.