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FAQs

How can I attend the EIT Awards?

The EIT Awards 2020 is an online-only event.

Will there be a livestream of the EIT Awards?

Yes. Both days of the EIT Awards will be streamed live. The nominees for the EIT Awards 2020 will pitch live to the jury on 8 December. On 9 December, the winners will be announced live - watch the livestream. Details of timing to follow.

Do I need to register to follow the EIT Awards online event?

You do not need to register to watch the livestream.

EIT Awards

The EIT Awards have five categories:

  1. EIT CHANGE Award
  2. EIT Innovators Award
  3. EIT Public (Citizen) Award
  4. EIT Venture Award 
  5. EIT Woman Leadership & Entrepreneurship Award

Do the EIT Awards have prizes?

The Venture, CHANGE, Innovators, and Woman Leadership Awards, each have the following prizes:

  1. 1st prize EUR 50 000
  2. 2nd prize EUR 20 000
  3. 3rd prize EUR 10 000

Additionally, each Award benefits from Europe-wide promotional activities.

The Public Award has no monetary prize, but like the other Awards, benefits from Europe-wide promotional activities.

How can I vote in the EIT Public (Citizen) Award?

Voting opens on 16 November, and closes at midnight on 8 December.

Click on your favourite Nominee's profile, and you will see a green voting button at the top of their profile. Click there!

Nominees

Do you have a great looking, interactive brochure where I can see all the nominees?

A great question. Yes, we do.

Here is the interactive brochure

What are the rules for voting in the EIT Public (Citizen) Award?

Another great question. 

Download the online voting rules for 2020

Where can I find the Privacy Statement?

The EIT processes personal data during the organisation and management of the EIT Awards 2020 event. The Privacy Statement can be downloaded here.

Interested in speaking to an EIT representative about the EIT Awards 2020?

Contact Caroline Vandenplas, Head of Communications Section. Email her at press@eit.europa.eu, or telephone +36 303 857 398