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The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launches its first three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs)

The Governing Board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) met on 16 December in Budapest to designate the first three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs).  

Following hearings with the six shortlisted candidates (two from each priority area), the Governing Board designated the first three KICs:

Climate change mitigation and adaptation: Climate-KIC

Sustainable energy: KIC InnoEnergy

Future information and communication society: EIT ICT Labs

To read the full press release, please follow this link.

For further information about the selected KICs, see also the official EU press release.

For further information about the press conference, please click here.

For further information about the EIT and the KICs, please refer to the EIT FAQs and to the KIC FAQs.

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