Our climate innovation digital marathons, shortly called 'Climathons', are initiatives that seek to guide practical ideas for local climate solutions. Inspired by EIT Climate-KIC, more than 150 cities and municipalities organize Climathons around the world each year.
With the Melton Foundation local #Climathon, we join a global movement to design solutions that address climate change and its adverse effects at the grassroots level. By associating with us for a Climathon, you join a global community of change-makers and innovators working in their communities to help humanity achieve the zero-emissions goal.
The best ideas are born in collaboration and from the community, and our local Climathons are a playground for genesis of innovative climate solutions!
Winners of the Climathon can apply for EIT Climate-KIC Global Awards and can gain visibility once solution ideas have been uploaded to the Climathon global platform! What’s more, winners can also apply for the EIT Climate-KIC Climate Launchpads to incubate/accelerate their idea further. More exciting prizes coming soon!
Registration to the Climathon happens on an individual basis. Once you have registered for the Climathon, on the first day, you will be asked to form an inter-disciplinary team with the other registrants.
Want to work across domains and gain insights into the brightest minds working in the field of climate change? Here is an opportunity for all young social innovators to change the world one idea at a time! Welcome aboard!
This year, the Melton Foundation and its partners have collaborated to emerge with fresh editions for Climathon 2021! Learn more about the upcoming Climathons and explore how you can participate to mitigate climate change!
Climathon Bangalore 2021 will unfold from Oct 29th to Oct 31st, 2021, with a 50-hour online idea marathon, where students and researchers from educational institutes and universities will brainstorm and develop practical prototypes to combat climate change, and build Climate Resilience!
From November 4 to 6, 2021, we will put all our energy into possible solutions to mitigate the garbage problem of Temuco, Chile. You can be the protagonist of this initiative by participating in the Climathon Temuco 2021. In an epic two-day marathon, you will work in interdisciplinary teams creating, designing and building solutions with the help of experts and mentors!
The Melton Foundation and our collaborators organise local Climathons around the globe! Individuals from various domains work within inter-disciplinary teams, and become part of the solution!
The Melton Foundation and our collaborators joined hands to combat air pollution! ClimathonTemuco, held on September 24-26, 2020, engaged interdisciplinary teams that sought to improve the air in Temuco and Padre Las Casas. In just 2.5 days, participants developed prototype solutions to address air pollution issues, and the best teams received exciting prizes, and more!
The ClimathonBLR focused on urban waste management in Bengaluru, India. With a burgeoning population, expanding peripheries, and rapid urbanization, there is a dire need for scientific waste management in the 'Silicon Valley of India'. Climathon Bengaluru 2020 was an opportunity for all young social innovators to reimagine Bengaluru and solve its 'Waste Management' crisis, one idea at a time!
The Climathon is a roughly 50-hour online idea marathon, where diverse minds converge to develop practical prototypes to combat climate change and contribute towards molding a resilient ecosystem. As the world unites to grapple with climate change, the role of innovation and sustainability have become more pivotal than ever before. Climathon Hangzhou 2020 addressed such issues and more!