The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) organised an Information Day on the topic of the 2014 Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) Proposals in Budapest on 14/03/2014.
The main objectives of the event was to provide participants with information on the Call and guidance to potential applicants in submitting high quality and successful applications.
During the day, the EIT’s mission and strategic priorities for the years 2014 to 2020 under the umbrella of Horizon 2020 was presented. Participants also got first-hand information on the underlying philosophy of the Call for Proposals, the evaluation process and the Call roadmap.
The KIC model and the principles for funding, monitoring and evaluating KICs were presented and in addition, detailed information was given on how to submit applications. Participants were provided with an opportunity to network and engage with the EIT.
Attendance of this event was open to all interested innovation stakeholders and registration was on a first come first served basis.