9 December - The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is delighted to invite you to the fully digital 2020 EIT Awards ceremony!
During the online event on 8 and 9 December, we will celebrate the achievements of outstanding graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators supported by the EIT Community, highlighting their cutting-edge solutions inspiring new generations across Europe.
Innovation is at the forefront of the Green Deal for a sustainable and competitive Europe, and a core element of the Commission's post-COVID recovery strategy towards a green and digital future.
Other than celebrating Europe's innovation power, this year's EIT Awards offer you a unique opportunity to virtually meet leading participants and personalities, with interview opportunities including:
- The EIT Award nominees themselves
- Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Education and Youth
- Gioia Ghezzi, new Chair of the EIT Governing Board
- Martin Kern, EIT Director
- David Pistoni Perez, winner of the 2019 EIT Public Award
Join the online ceremony
Join us on 9 December for the livestream to see who will win the EIT Awards 2020.
Online voting for the EIT Public (Citizens) Award starts on 16 November.
All the information on the media programme for Wednesday 9 December can be found below. Through specific sessions, journalists will have the opportunity to virtually meet leading participants and personalities, discover here how else will join the EIT Awards 2020.
|14:00 - 15:00||Interview opportunities|
|16:00||EIT Awards Ceremony|
|17:15||Closing press conference|
|17:45 - 18:30||Interview opportunities|
|18:00 - 19:00||Meet the winners - Bilateral interviews|
Full Press Agenda can be found here.
Get in touch
If you are a member of the press and interested in speaking to an EIT representative about the EIT Awards 2020, or would like to reserve an interview in the available times above, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.