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EIT Newsletter - May 2016

Launch of the Call for Expression of Interest to select a new member of the EIT Governing Board

Today, the EIT is launching the call for expression of interest for the selection of one appointed member of the EIT Governing Board.  The EIT Governing Board is entrusted with providing the strategic leadership of the Institute.

EIT Digital Challenge 2016 launched to scale up digital startups across Europe

EIT Digital announced the launch of the EIT Digital Challenge – the annual Europe-wide call for the most innovative startups in digital technology ready to scale up and enter the EIT Digital Accelerator.

Social innovation and education at heart of plans to boost European entrepreneurship

Two-day conference debates best ways to join forces for innovation in Europe Europe needs to focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, education, and breaking down barriers between technologies and disciplines, according to participants at a two-day conference organised by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

Climate-KIC Call: Join forces with the EIT RIS and search for climate change solutions

Following the signing of the Paris Agreement, Climate-KIC will be expanding its low-carbon programmes to additional cities and regions across Europe through the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS).

Climate-KIC start-up and smart home vendor tado° raises 20 million EUR to fuel US expansion

Munich-based Climate-KIC start-up tado°, a global leader in smart home climate control, has closed a 20 million EUR round of funding, bringing the company’s total to 50 million Euro in funding overall.

Through the eyes of EIT CHANGE Award winner Allen Mohammadi

EIT is changing the European innovation landscape, and taking more and more people on board, creating a community of knowledge and entrepreneurship that is of immeasurable value to the energy industry and future regulations in Europe. In April 2016, alumni of various EIT Master programmes got to experience this spirit of change first-hand during the INNOVEIT in Budapest.
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