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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

When does voting begin for the EIT Public (Citizen) Award?

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

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.