Framework of Guidance for the EIT’s 2016 Call for KIC Proposals

This document presents what the EIT is and how it works, what the KICs are and how they work and what makes a KIC successful. Based on the lessons learnt since the establishment of the EIT and its first three KICs as well as the 2014 Call for KIC proposals, it also contains tips on starting a KIC and key information on what happens after the designation of new KICs including EIT and KIC contractual relations, the EIT funding model and the EIT monitoring system.