INNOVEIT Tallinn - Digital entrepreneurs and skills for Europe

Join the EIT Community on 21 September to discover the EIT’s unique approach for creating Europe’s future digital industry, supporting the digital transformation of Europe’s economy, and putting the education dimension into digital innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Join the EIT Community on 21 September to discover Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem and its unique model of integrating the education dimension into innovation. Find out how the EIT supports the creation of tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and promotes a real change of mindset towards an entrepreneurial culture and attitude in Europe. Explore how the EIT Community invests into Europe’s talent of tomorrow, supports future start-up founders and entrepreneurs, and makes an invaluable contribution to growth and jobs in Europe.


08:30 – 09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:05

Welcome words by Tiit Land, rector of Tallinn University of Technology

09:05 – 09:20

Fireside chat on the mission of EIT and its KICs (EIT Governing Board Member Laima Balčiūnė, CEO, Sunrise Valley Science and Technology Park & EIT Digital Supervisory Board Chair Linnar Viik)

09:20 – 09:35

Keynote – The Digital transformation of European industry (speaker tbc.)

09:35 – 10:00

Panel – The Digital transformation of European industry (speakers tbc.)

10:00 – 10:10

Music interlude

10:10 – 10:35

Panel - Building European digital unicorns (speakers tbc.)

10:35 – 10:50

Keynote – Entrepreneurial digital skills for Europe (Gert Jervan, Dean at TalTech School of Information Technologies)

10:50 – 11:30

Coffee break & Open Day exhibition

11:30 – 11:55

Panel – How to make Europe an attractive place for digital talent? (Gert Jervan; Vera Martinho, Director for Education and Impact at JA Europe; Piret Liv Stern Dahl, EIT Cross KIC Education Cluster Manager / EIT RawMaterials)

11:55 – 12:05

Music interlude

12:05 – 12:15

The digital transformation of cities in EuropeJoosep Vimm, Deputy Mayor of Tallinn

12:15 – 12:30

Closing keynote – A strong digital Europe – fair, inclusive, sustainable (Willem Jonker, CEO EIT Digital)

12:30 – 14:00

 Lunch & INNOVEIT Open Days exhibition

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