EIT meets with Commission President and Commissioner Vassiliou

EIT Chairman, Dr. Martin Schuurmans, EIT Director, Gérard de Nazelle, members of the EIT Governing Board and representatives of EIT's newly created 'Knowledge and Innovation Communities' met Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou.

Discussions focused on the importance of the EIT's contribution to achieving the goals of the Commission's ‘Europe 2020' strategy and the EIT's place and future development in the EU higher education, research and innovation landscape.