EIT Culture & Creativity - Webinar on new innovation opportunities | Watch the recording

21 April 14:00 - 15:30. Do you want to join Europe’s largest innovation network? A new opportunity for Cultural & Creative Sectors and Industries stakeholders is on the EIT horizon!

Join the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) for this webinar on 21 April at 14:00 - 15:30 (CET) to:

  • Learn about the EIT’s upcoming Call for Proposals to boost innovation in the Cultural & Creative Sectors and Industries
  • Discover how organisations from business, higher education and research can be involved

The event is organised under the auspices of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of EU.

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The EIT’s new strategy for 2021-27 presents the creation of a new EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) in the Cultural & Creative Sectors and Industries. By uniting cultural and creative organisations from business, higher education and research in a pan-European innovation ecosystem, this new EIT KIC will deliver innovative solutions to help these sectors and industries become stronger and more resilient. EIT Culture and Creativity will create new opportunities for entrepreneurial education, innovation, business creation and acceleration to power Europe’s next generation of innovators and creatives.

Find out more about the upcoming call

About the webinar

This webinar will inform CCSI stakeholders about the EIT, the upcoming Call and help understand how to become part of a consortium. It takes place on World Creativity & Innovation Day: 21 April from 14:00 to 15:30 Central European Time.

Participants will hear about the EIT’s innovation approach, how CCSI will innovate with the EIT and insights into how an EIT KIC innovates from speakers including Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Eva Kaili, Member of the European Parliament, Viviane Hoffmann, Deputy Director-General of DG EAC, European Commission, Catherine Magnan, Head of Unit Cultural Policy, European Commission, and Martin Kern, EIT Director. The main milestones for the EIT’s Call for Proposals will also be presented, as well as discussions on how to prepare for the upcoming call.

The event will be interactive, moderated by Lidia Varbanova, Professor & Programme Director at NATFA. Participants will be able to interact with speakers in the form of Q&A and polls.

Download the detailed agenda

How to join

Join the webinar at  this link, where you can also ask questions and vote for the ones you find interesting via Slido.

The whole event was recorded, you can relive the webinar below:



Let’s join forces to empower creativity and innovation in Europe!