2018 Awards

Applications for the EIT Awards 2018 are now open!

Application deadline is 31 May, 23:59:00 CET 

The EIT recognises the exceptional achievements of members of its Innovation Communities through the annual EIT Awards in four categories, celebrating achievements and successes, identifying role models to strengthen Europe’s entrepreneurial culture and increasing opportunities for the development of EIT Award winners.  Think you have what it takes to be an EIT Award winner? Find out how you can apply below!

New in 2018 is the EIT Woman Award that recognises the outstanding work and achievements by exceptional women from our Innovation Communities..

The EIT CHANGE Award recognises graduates of EIT-labelled education programmes who spur innovation and entrepreneurship and bring about a change in the areas of climate change, digitalisation, energy, health, food and raw materials as addressed by the EIT and its innovation communities.

The EIT Innovators Award recognises innovation teams composed of individuals from our innovation communities that have developed a product, service or process with a high potential for societal and economic impact.

The EIT Venture Award recognises successful entrepreneurial start-ups that have been supported by the innovation communities through dedicated business creation or business development processes.

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Who can apply?

The competition is open to all members of the EIT Community as indicated above. 

What do EIT Awards nominees get?

  • Targeted media exposure through an EIT promotional campaign;

  • Training prior to the event to sharpen pitching, presentation and media skills;

  • Time to pitch and present during INNOVEIT 2018 (October 3 and 4) - all for a chance to win … the EIT Awards! 

For questions about the EIT Awards please contact: EIT-Awards@eit.europa.eu

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