Climate-KIC is supported by theEIT, a body of the European Union

Climate-KIC is supported by the
EIT, a body of the European Union

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

Applications for 2020
Open on 13th Feb
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We are looking for the next generation of climate innovators! Could this be you, if so please apply today!

Operating in twenty European locations, the Pioneers programme runs from May through to November and consists of a 4-6 week placement (domestic or international), bespoke transitions thinking & systems innovation mentoring delivered through a structured workshop programme and online training.

On this site you can find more information about the programme including participating locations, programme timeline, your local contact and most importantly how you can apply!

19+ locations, international placements, bespoke transitions thinking & systems innovation.

Timeline

APPLICATIONS DATE

Open 13th Feb Close 23rd April

SYSTEM INNOVATION E-LEARNING

INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP

13th - 15th May*

Group Projects

May - August

PLACEMENT 4-6 WEEKS

Sep - Oct

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

4th Nov**

FINAL WORKSHOP

17th - 18th Nov*

*Workshop in locations may vary 1 week either side of these dates
**TBC

19 + LOCATIONS . 150 + HOSTS . DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL PLACEMENTS

Opportunities across the European Union

ASPRING PIONEERS & HOSTS ACROSS THE EUROPEAN UNION

Who can apply
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Live in one of the participating locations

Have a University degree related to the field of climate change and/or sustainability OR another equivalent degree in another field is desirable

Have at least 2 years of working/voluntary experience in a field related to climate change and/or sustainability.

Show relevant experience or interest in the topic of climate change and/or the low carbon economy.

Are located within one of the eligible locations.

Can provide a working space and relevant supervision to work with the pioneer in defining a sustainability-related work task for the placement
Able to host placements in September and October.

Live in one of the participating locations

Have a University degree related to the field of climate change and/or sustainability OR another equivalent degree in another field is desirable

Have at least 2 years of working/voluntary experience in a field related to climate change and/or sustainability.

Show relevant experience or interest in the topic of climate change and/or the low carbon economy.

Are located within one of the eligible locations.

Can provide a working space and relevant supervision to work with the pioneer in defining a sustainability-related work task for the placement
Able to host placements in September and October.

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