The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is an independent EU body that was created to strengthen Europe’s ability to innovate. The institute is a unique initiative that drives innovation by bringing together organisations from the business, higher education and research sectors to find solutions to pressing global challenges.
Today we face major societal challenges that greatly concern citizens, such as global warming and the climate disruptions that follow from it, the need for a sustainable, green energy supply, opportunities and challenges brought by digital transformations and health risks such as pandemics and demographic change. When tackling these challenges, opportunities brought by innovation and entrepreneurship are part of the solution. The EIT boosts innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe with one simple idea: through diversity, there is strength.