A brief look back at the EIT's 2020

A brief look back at the EIT's 2020

The EIT publishes a lot of great news during the year. Here's a snapshot of 2020.

January

Six EIT supported innovators listed in MIT's European Innovators Under 35

EIT RawMaterials start-up shifts automated production of carbon fiber bicycle frames from Asia to Belgium

11 EIT Community innovators featured in Global Cleantech 100

February

Clean energy conglomerate invests in EIT InnoEnergy

EIT Climate-KIC: Malaysia and Estonia win Climathon Global Awards

EIT Awareness Day – Powering Croatia’s innovation talent

March

EIT Food partners with Microsoft and Danone in AI

EIT InnoEnergy develops new partnership to support European battery market growth

Gioia Ghezzi elected Chairperson of the EIT Governing Board

EIT Climate-KIC supported Lilium raises over €224 million

April

EIT RawMaterials partner VTT is developing a rapid test for coronavirus

EIT Climate-KIC supported TWAICE raises EUR 11 million for battery venture

EIT Health pledges EUR 6 million to accelerate COVID-19 solutions

May

EIT Community innovators win in EUvsVirus Hackathon

Unus Terra wins top prize at EIT Digital Data against COVID-19 Deephack

€60 million Crisis Response Initiative for Europe's Innovators

June

EIT Climate-KIC supported Climeworks raises over €67 million to expand its carbon dioxide removal capacities

EIT Urban Mobility welcomes the first 15 members of the Scale-Up Hub

Record number of 403 deep tech scale-ups apply to the EIT Digital Challenge 2020

July

EUR 5 million for urban mobility innovations responding to COVID-19 pandemic

European Commission welcomes four new members to the EIT Governing Board

EIT Manufacturing awarded EUR 3.3 million from the EIT Crisis Response Initiative to tackle Covid-19

EIT Climate-KIC receives €8.4 million for innovation projects that stimulate job creation and support a post COVID-19 green recovery

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

EUR 9.8 million from EIT RawMaterials Booster granted to 60 innovators

Martin Kern: The role of innovation in recovery from the pandemic

August

EIT Digital: Master school alumni wins start-up contest with lipstick technology

EIT InnoEnergy backs Europe's new battery cell producer, Verkor

Fairphone, supported by EIT RawMaterials, featured in The Guardian

September

EIT Digital Master students secure EUR 500k funding

207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

EIT Urban Mobility's Accelerator programme SPECIAL: COVID-19 kicks off with 23 high-calibre European startups

October

EIT Climate-KIC: winners announced for ClimateLaunchpad 2020

EIT Health and EIF’s VCoE supported by the European Commission

EIT and EUIPO: innovation and intellectual property hand in hand

The Green. The Digital. The Healthy. Cutting-edge tech innovations compete for EIT Awards 2020

November

EIT Health start-ups raise EUR 72.7 million in quarter three

EIT Awards 2020 - Discover the nominees' interactive brochure

EIT Digital Challenge awards the 5 best European digital deep-tech scale-ups of 2020

December

EIT Digital’s Impact Grows in Scotland: EUR 6 million of new investment attracted

EIT Food report reveals the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

Hackathon launched by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and EIT Alumni

And finally, in December, the winners of the 2020 EIT Awards were announced.

But one last thing...

Join the EIT and the EIC on 8 January to learn how their strengthened collaboration will benefit Europe's innovators.