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Broaden your horizons at the EIT Community Info Day!


The EIT Community would like to invite you to an inspiring day that allow you to discover the different opportunities available in Spain and, in particular, in the Basque Country. 

Throughout the day, key agents from the innovation field will share their knowledge and experience, providing practical information on the different opportunities and projects offered by each EIT community to promote innovation and entrepreneurship.

EIT Communtiy Info Day, is an excellent opportunity for those looking to broaden their horizons, and make new connections within our European community. 

If you are a company, start-up or active entity in the innovation ecosystem in any of its sectors, you can not miss this event. 

Draft Agenda

09:00-09:30Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:30-09:40Welcome Note - Begoña Pérez Villarreal, Director EIT Food South
09:40-10:00EU agenda for innovations (topic to be confirmed)
Opening key note speech – Guglielmo di Cola, European Commission, DG EAC
10:00-10:30The role of European Cities in Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Key Note - Xabier Otxandiano, Councilor for Economic Development, Commerce and Employment in the Bilbao City Council (TBC)
10:30- 11:00EIT Vision and Mission and Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)
Teresa Thiebaut – EIT Innovation Project Officer

Presentation of Basque Country Innovation Opportunities Landscape

Leire Bilbao - Innobasque General Director (Basque Innovation Agency)

11:15-11:30EIT Jumpstarter story – Piotr Boulange, EIT Health
11:30-12:00Coffee Break

EIT Community Info Day - Opportunities for local talents and organisations

• Elvira Domingo, EIT Food;
• Bence Huba, EIT Urban Mobility;
• Mónika Tóth, EIT Health;
• Piotr Pawelec, EIT InnoEnergy;
• Alberto Minguela, EIT Climate-KIC;
• Verónica Rodriguez, EIT Manufacturing;
• Imre Gombkötő, EIT Raw Materials;
• Bernd Fesel, EIT Culture & Creativity (TBC);
• Tuan Trinh, EIT Digital;

13:30-14:00The value of intellectual protection – presentation of EUIPO (Online)
14:00-15:00Joint Networking Lunch


Mark 7 September on your calendar and register to participate in a day full of opportunities!

Book your seat!

Note: the event will be held in English.