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EIT Newsletter - October 2016

“Innovation is something that is satisfying an unmet need” - Interview with Ken Gabriel, President and CEO of The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory

We met with INNOVEIT 2016 keynote speaker Ken Gabriel, an experienced entrepreneur and founder of MEMS technology, to get his thoughts on innovation, entrepreneurship and his own illustrious career.

Join our Team: vacancy at the EIT Headquarters!

The EIT is looking for a new Head of Unit Services & Finance to join its Headquarters in Budapest.

Not long left to have your say on the EIT

What is it? A public consultation has been launched to help shape the future of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).  How can we have our say? The general public and stakeholders in innovation, research and education are invited to share their views of the EIT and on how the EIT’s work might be improved.

LEDLife: a solar lamp with a story for refugees

Empowering children and youth in refugee camps, using make-it-yourself solar LED lamps

Meet the winning teams from the 2016 ClimateLaunchpad competition

A total of 87 teams from 30 different European countries took part in the 2016 ClimateLaunchpad competition pitching their cleantech business ideas. On the 7 and 8 of October the teams pitched their ideas to a renowned international jury and were judged on their feasibility, scalability, job creation, climate impact and quality of their pitch. The jury selected the three best teams to win cash prizes plus selecting the top 10 teams to join the prestigious Climate-KIC Accelerator. The audience also chose a favourite to win the Audience Award.

EIT Digital's new Internet of Things security course

EIT Digital has launched a new massive open online course (MOOC). The new 'Web Connectivity and Security in Embedded Systems' course is the latest in EIT Digital’s growing suite of MOOCs on the Coursera education platform.

EIT Health online course on altering behavior

A new online course offered through EIT Health CAMPUS shows how we can live longer and better by changing our daily routines. “Behavioral Medicine: A Key to Better Health” begins 1 November. Students can register now for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which is organised in partnership with Karolinska Institutet and will be delivered via the internet.

TBB.2016 - The Business Booster by InnoEnergy

The European marketplace for sustainable energy innovation TBB. is a two-day international networking event that connects leading industries and bright minds from business start-ups, leading energy companies and SME’s to enable tomorrow’s sustainable energy solutions today. TBB. provides a unique opportunity to network with industry leaders, share knowledge, gather inspiration from renowned speakers and become part of an exclusive community of game-changers.
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