Save the date! On 4 and 5 October2023, the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and APRE will organise the event “Italian EIT Community Days“, an info-day dedicated to the functioning and the role of EIT in the European R&I ecosystem.
The info-day will focus on the functioning and organisation of the EIT, with particular attention dedicated to the 9 Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) and the funding opportunities available in each KIC.
The event is aimed at potential beneficiaries and stakeholders of the EIT community in Italy (individuals and organisations). Participation is very much recommended to all those who are looking for networks and funding opportunities in the vast world of European R&I as it can often be difficult to fully understand and know how to proceed. It will be held online and registration is required, check the full agenda!
About the European Institute of Innovation & Technology EIT
The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) is an integral part of Horizon Europe, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, and its objectives are tied with that of Horizon Europe. The EIT is part of pilar 3 “Innovative Europe” and it is an independent EU body that increases Europe’s ability to innovate by fostering the development of entrepreneurial and innovation skills in a lifelong learning perspective and supporting new ideas.
Founded in 2008, it is Europe’s largest innovation network strengthening innovation and their mission is to create jobs and deliver sustainable and smart growth by bringing together organisations across business, education, and research. The EIT is structured upon a model based on partnerships across industries, the goal of this partnerships is to strengthen sustainable innovation ecosystems across Europe and to find and commercialise solutions to pressing global societal challenges. For each global challenge, there is an ecosystem of partnerships called Knowledge and Innovation Communities that offer a wide range of education courses, business creation and acceleration services, and innovation-driven research projects.
Hereunder the complete list of currently active KICs:
- EIT Climate-KIC
- EIT Digital
- EIT Food
- EIT Health
- EIT InnoEnergy
- EIT Manufacturing
- EIT Raw Materials
- EIT Urban Mobility
- EIT Culture & Creativity
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