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EIT Newsletter - August 2016

Don't call it innovation, call it ‘re-imagining boundaries’ - Gabor George Burt

'From what I have seen, the EIT is very well positioned. Its mission is commendable and it seems to have the right energy, people and network in place.' Gabor George Burt, founder of The Slingshot Group

The EIT is a living example of open innovation - an interview with Martin Kern

'Innovation needs diverse and inspiring minds with different knowledge, experience and points of view, to meet together in a space that gives freedom to innovate. That’s the EIT.'

Climate-KIC’s Climathon will be held in over 50 cities, and there is still time to join!

Climate-KIC’s Climathon challenge has currently engaged over 50 cities to join the Climathon movement on the 28 October 2016, and is encouraging more cities to join in the action. What is Climathon? Climathon is a global 24-hour climate change event which will take place simultaneously in major cities around the world on 28 October 2016.

EIT Digital and Mind the Bridge announce Top European Scaleups chosen for prestigious Silicon Valley programme

'These companies really epitomize European Innovation—the next TomTom, Spotify, or BlaBlaCar—and we are convinced that their participation in SEC2SV will strengthen the two-way bridge between the European and the Bay Area ecosystems creating value and jobs for both continents,' stated Marko Turpeinen, Director of EIT Digital’s Silicon Valley Hub. 18 top tech startups selected to represent Europe at the Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) programme September 12-20.

EIT Health seminar students present innovative solutions for diabetes homecare

See what a group of students saw when they looked into the future to visualise how diabetes homecare should be handled, during the 7 October final presentations of projects developed through an EIT Health Trend Seminar in Munich.

KIC InnoEnergy to launch unique intellectual property courses as European patent applications reach new high

KIC-InnoEnergy's new Intellectual Property (IP) and Patents Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) goes live on 6th September 2016.
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