'From what I have seen, the EIT is very well positioned. Its mission is commendable and it seems to have the right energy, people and network in place.' Gabor George Burt, founder of The Slingshot Group
Climate-KIC’s Climathon challenge has currently engaged over 50 cities to join the Climathon movement on the 28 October 2016, and is encouraging more cities to join in the action. What is Climathon? Climathon is a global 24-hour climate change event which will take place simultaneously in major cities around the world on 28 October 2016.
'These companies really epitomize European Innovation—the next TomTom, Spotify, or BlaBlaCar—and we are convinced that their participation in SEC2SV will strengthen the two-way bridge between the European and the Bay Area ecosystems creating value and jobs for both continents,' stated Marko Turpeinen, Director of EIT Digital’s Silicon Valley Hub. 18 top tech startups selected to represent Europe at the Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) programme September 12-20.
See what a group of students saw when they looked into the future to visualise how diabetes homecare should be handled, during the 7 October final presentations of projects developed through an EIT Health Trend Seminar in Munich.
The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) is an independent body of the European Union set up in 2008 to spur innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe. The EIT brings together leading higher education institutions, research labs and companies to form dynamic cross-border partnerships – Knowledge and Innovation Communities - that develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs. The innovation communities are also tasked with overcoming some of the greatest challenges our society faces, including climate change, the use of raw materials, energy and active ageing. How do the innovation communities do this? See their own pages at the 'EIT Community' link above to find out more.