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EIT AlumniCONNECT 2021


The annual meet-up of the EIT Alumni community is back. Connect, collaborate and innovate with fellow entrepreneurs and like-minded alumni at the EIT CONNECT 2021!

This year’s topic will be Innovation for Impact and Positive Change: Moving from Words to Action and will take place on 11 December!

The objectives:

  • Connect and engage with EIT Alumni
  • Learn about the year's highlights from each EIT KIC
  • Share lessons learned
  • Plan for the future

Participants from all the EIT’s Innovation Communities will come together to connect, build partnerships, co-create on projects and work together to build and develop the EIT Alumni Community. The event will bring together members from EIT Health, EIT Digital, EIT Food, EIT InnoEnergy, EIT Climate-KIC, EIT RawMaterials, EIT Urban Mobility, and EIT Manufacturing.

In addition, participants will be able to:

  • Take an active part in a variety of thought-provoking and challenging dialogues
  • Gain valuable advice and insights from our keynote speakers
  • Meet the EIT Alumni Board and representatives of other Alumni Communities

The programme:

03:00 - 03:05 PM (CET)
  1. Meet-and-greet
  2. Get to know all participants and interactive tools that will be used
03:05 - 03:15 PM (CET)
  1. “Afternoon tea with the EIT Director"
  2. An interactive Q&A with Martin Kern.
03:15 - 03:25 PM (CET)
  1. Inspiring keynote
  2. Get inspired and motivated by the keynote speaker Razvan Nicolescu, an EIT Governing Board Member and an expert in renewable energy and climate action.
03:25 - 04:05 PM (CET)
  1. Activity I: 2021 KIC Alumni wrap-up and the way forward
04:05 - 04:30 PM (CET)
  1. Activity II: X-KIC Working Groups: Moving from words to action in 2022
04:40 - 05:20 PM (CET)
  1. Key takeaways and next steps
  2. Learn about the results of all the parallel roundtables implemented during Activity II
05:20 - 06:00 PM (CET)
  1. Poll results and a discussion with the EIT Alumni Board
06:00 - 06:25 PM (CET)
  1. Speed networking
06:25 - 06:50 PM (CET)
  1. Ideas & feedback generation with the EIT Alumni Board
  2. Get inspired in the community insights and wishes session.
06:50 - 07:00 PM (CET)
  1. Closing words and Happy Holidays!

Register here