What is it? A public consultation has been launched to help shape the future of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). How can we have our say? The general public and stakeholders in innovation, research and education are invited to share their views of the EIT and on how the EIT’s work might be improved.
A total of 87 teams from 30 different European countries took part in the 2016 ClimateLaunchpad competition pitching their cleantech business ideas. On the 7 and 8 of October the teams pitched their ideas to a renowned international jury and were judged on their feasibility, scalability, job creation, climate impact and quality of their pitch. The jury selected the three best teams to win cash prizes plus selecting the top 10 teams to join the prestigious Climate-KIC Accelerator. The audience also chose a favourite to win the Audience Award.
EIT Digital has launched a new massive open online course (MOOC). The new 'Web Connectivity and Security in Embedded Systems' course is the latest in EIT Digital’s growing suite of MOOCs on the Coursera education platform.
A new online course offered through EIT Health CAMPUS shows how we can live longer and better by changing our daily routines. “Behavioral Medicine: A Key to Better Health” begins 1 November. Students can register now for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which is organised in partnership with Karolinska Institutet and will be delivered via the internet.
The European marketplace for sustainable energy innovation TBB. is a two-day international networking event that connects leading industries and bright minds from business start-ups, leading energy companies and SME’s to enable tomorrow’s sustainable energy solutions today. TBB. provides a unique opportunity to network with industry leaders, share knowledge, gather inspiration from renowned speakers and become part of an exclusive community of game-changers.
The EIT is an independent body of the European Union set up in 2008 to spur innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe to overcome some of its greatest challenges. It brings together leading higher education institutions, research labs and companies to form dynamic cross-border partnerships – Knowledge and Innovation Communities, KICs - that develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs.