Munich Re and ERGO jointly with EIT Climate-KIC invite you to submit your solution to fight climate change and its effects. Whether you are in the first steps of founding your own business or already running your own venture – we are interested to learn about your plans and can help you to bring it to the next level. This cooperation is open to all startups, and those that have already found a link to insurance in their business model are particularly welcome. The broad and in-depth expertise and shared value approach of Munich Re and ERGO presents an ideal match with EIT Climate KIC as an innovation community that focuses on climate change.
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For more than 40 years, Munich Re has been dealing with climate change and the related risks as well as opportunities driven by new technologies. Munich Re (Group) combines reinsurance and primary insurance under one roof. It operates in all lines of insurance, with over 43,000 employees throughout the world. Its primary insurance operations are concentrated mainly in the ERGO Group, one of the leading insurance groups in Germany and Europe. In the financial year 2016, Munich Re (Group) achieved a profit of €2.6bn.
Today, to tackle the effects of climate change is at the heart of the Group’s corporate responsibility commitment. Putting knowledge to use, connecting it with the ideas and expertise of others to generate value for all – that’s what we believe in.
This start-up programme is closely linked to Munich Re’s and ERGO’s approach to drive innovation. Moreover, the special expertise and shared value approach of Munich Re and ERGO presents an ideal match with Climate KIC as an innovation community that focuses on climate change and connects a broad expert network from all three partners.Find out more about the cooperation!