Be an organiser

Local organisers are at the heart of the Climathon programme. You know your cities and local climate challenges the best, and you know how to empower citizens and decision-makers to collaborate for a cleaner, greener, fairer future. Join the global Climathon movement and bring fun, creative and long-lasting climate action to your community!

Think you could organise a Climathon in your community?
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Arturo LO3

“ For any future local organisers reading this, there are so many memorable moments that come to mind”

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Local organiser

Arturo - Puebla & Mexico City, Mexico

Local organiser

Arturo - Puebla & Mexico City, Mexico

Jascha (1)

“Our number one support came from the municipality of Mannheim”

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Local organiser

Jascha - Mannheim, Germany

Local organiser

Jascha - Mannheim, Germany

Lina Adil Organiser Khartoum (1) (1)

“ Every city stands on its own and has their own success stories and challenges”

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Local organiser

Lina - Khartoum, Sudan

Local organiser

Lina - Khartoum, Sudan

Organising your Climathon!

  • Host a Climathon-branded ideathon and, optionally, warm-up and follow-up events
  • Set the budget and fundraise or sell tickets to your events
  • Involve your city authorities
  • Attract and recruit a diverse set of participants
  • Customise and upload content to your city website
  • Spread the word about the programme and coordinate with all partners
  • Share your learnings with our global community of organisers
  • Check out our full programme guidelines here.
Debrecen Hungary (1)

“Together, cities and their citizens are forming a global community of change-makers”

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Climathon: A Beginners Guide

Climathon: A Beginners Guide

Organiser toolkit

Have a look at our downloadable resources to understand the methodology and get yourself started with Climathon.

Cherry Banner


Your how to Climathon guide, to help you understand the concept.

Brand guidelines

Climathon logos, fonts, pictures and instructions how to use them.
Post It

Climathon presentation

A short and adjustable PowerPoint template to help you present Climathon.

Brand story

Climathon and how to communicate it to the world.

Local organisers

These organisations are part of our organiser community

Organiser Reyjkavic


Organiser Mannheim


Organiser Houston

Impact Hub Houston

Organiser Mendrisio


Registration is open!

With your efforts, EIT Climate-KIC can bring innovative and transformative climate solutions to more cities than ever before. Registration is officially open – apply today and join us on the Climathon journey! 

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Thanks to our global partners