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EIT COMMUNITY - Country Factsheets 2023

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is an EU body created to strengthen Europe’s ability to innovate. Today, it is Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem.

Together with leading partners across Europe, the EIT Community offers a wide range of innovation and entrepreneurship activities from entrepreneurial education courses, to business creation and acceleration services, to innovation-driven research projects. These are the three pillars of the EIT. The EIT Community helps innovators turn their best ideas into cutting-edge products, services, and jobs for Europe.

The EIT 

  • provides access to a community that powers innovators throughout the entire innovation journey, from education to lab to market
  • embraces disruptive innovation and embeds entrepreneurial education in its innovation activities
  • is business oriented with a strong focus on financial sustainability
  • delivers a pan-European network strongly anchored in local innovation ecosystems

The EIT Country Factsheets provide a closer look at the EIT’s presence, investment, activities and tangible results across EU Member States and beyond.