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EIT HEI Initiative’s KIC Showcase


The EIT HEI Initiative’s KIC Showcase will be a half-day event for the EIT Knowledge Innovation Communities (KICs) to spotlight some of the education and innovation projects that demonstrate good practice examples of training and education with a view to innovation and entrepreneurship.

These good practice example projects will be organised around 4 Domains that underpin the activities within the HEI Initiative. The proposed agenda is as follows, participants can choose which parallel session to attend during the event:

  1. 10:00-10:10 Introduction by Dr Emma Harris, Acting Head of the HEI Initiative
  2. 10:10-10:30 Simon Brown, CEO at P2T Consulting Ltd, ‘Institutional change for innovation and entrepreneurship’
  3. 10:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions: Domain 1 (x2 project presentations in parallel sessions, 15-20 mins talk+ 10 mins Qs): TrainESEE2 (EIT RawMaterials, EUFORIA (EIT Urban Mobility)
  4. 11:00 – 11:30 Parallel Sessions: Domain 2: Pioneers (EIT Climate-KIC), Access to Talents: Education-Business Integration (EIT Digital)
  5. 11:30-11:45 Break
  6. 11:45 – 12:15 Parallel Sessions: Domain 3: Ulabs programme (EIT Health), SIEMENS – New Energy Challenge (EIT InnoEnergy)
  7. 12:15 – 12:45 Parallel Sessions: Domain 4: Skillsmove (EIT Manufacturing), Professional Development Programme (EIT Food)
  8. 12:45 – 13:00 Plenary
  9. 13:00 End

The presenters will provide information on these good practices, with an emphasis on scaling and replicating the innovation and training programmes.

  • Moderated by: Dr Emma Harris, Acting Head of the HEI Initiative and Monika Blodgett, Project Manager at EIT Manufacturing.
  • Speaker: Simon Brown, CEO at P2T Consulting Ltd.
  • Talk: ‘Institutional Change for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’
  • Time and date: 20 January 2022, 10:00-13:00 CET, online

Register here

EIT HEI Initiative