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Learn about our top practices in business creation

These good practices will reveal different strategies to stimulate innovation that directly tackles global challenges and is globally competitive on the market.

Our business services provide entrepreneurs everything they could need to successfully bring their sustainable innovation to the market, including financial support, mentorship and coaching, partners and clients, market entry support, and much more. The EIT model has already supported over 7 800 businesses in Europe between 2017 and 2022 and those businesses have attracted over EUR 7.3 billion in investment over that same period. 

Our Business Creation case studies report will show you why combining entrepreneurial education, business creation, and innovation skills in sustainable domains is a winning strategy for Europe and the world.

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In these pages, you'll find three examples of how the EIT Community's unique model supports entrepreneurs, including:

  • EIT InnoEnergy's strategy of matching the right EIT Label education programme graduate to the right business
  • EIT Manufacturing's work with the Venture Capital community to ensure the quality and success of new start-ups
  • EIT Health's enterprise, Invest Health, and how its platform makes access to investment easier for start-ups

We believe that these approaches are easy to replicate and scale-up for other actors in Europe's innovation ecosystem. The report will show you how.