ABOUT: The project lanch of Project Cygnus – a €1M EIT Climate-KIC funded programme focused on how to enable a net-zero economic recovery from Covid-19.

If companies, governments and policymakers are serious about delivering upon their legal obligations of net-zero, and dealing with the economic and social threat of climate change, the economic recovery from Covid-19 must focus on the principles of resilience and sustainability.

What is the underlying data infrastructure needed to support this?


  • Gavin Starks, CEO and Founder, Icebreaker One;
  • Damien McGarrigle, Financial Services & Fintech Team Lead, Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence at University of Edinburgh;
  • Andreas Hoepner, Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance, University College Dublin;
  • Julie Calkins, Head of Risk Information for Climate Adaptation, EIT Climate-KIC.