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Newsletter - Issue 8/2019 - EIT Director appointed by EIT Governing Board

EIT Director appointment

EIT Director appointed by EIT Governing Board

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) today announced that Martin Kern has been appointed as EIT Director by the EIT Governing Board. This decision will help the EIT deliver on its...

Calling Europe’s innovation leaders to join the EIT Governing Board

Looking for an opportunity to solve pressing global challenges through innovation? Do you want to help Europe transition to a greener, healthier and more sustainable future? The European Institute of...

INNOVEIT 2019 Registration open

The registration for INNOVEIT 2019 is open!

INNOVEIT 2019 will bring together entrepreneurs, representatives of higher education and research, EU, national and regional policy makers, as well as EIT graduates and key innovation actors....

EIT Food & Bosch 'inPaper'

EIT Food and Bosch, committed to sustainable food packaging

The 'inPaper' project aims to develop sustainable paper-based solutions to replace plastic packaging. Although environmental awareness is increasing among the general public, Greenpeace...

EIT InnoEnergy Skeleton & Škoda

EIT InnoEnergy supported Skeleton will power Škoda trams in Mannheim

Skeleton Technologies will supply ultracapacitor systems to Škoda Electric for 114 trams.  The EIT InnoEnergy supported technology will then be delivered by Škoda Transportation to Mannheim,...


EIT RawMaterial's Fairphone produces fundamentally different, sustainable smartphones

Producing long life, easily reparable and environmentally friendly smartphones  It’s widely reported that the modern mobile phone has far more computing power in it than the Apollo spacecraft...

EIT Digital supported Minut

EIT Digital supported Minut raises USD 8 million funding

Swedish scale-up Minud raised the funding for its camera-less home security device.  The EIT Digital Accelerator supported scale-up has raised USD 8 million in a financing round ...

Martin Steinberg EIT Health STHLM3

EIT Innovators Award winner Martin Steinberg is solving a hidden problem

EIT Health innovation project works on early detection of aggressive prostate cancer  Early in 2018, the actor and TV presenter Stephen Fry underwent surgery for prostate cancer after it was...

EIT Climate-KIC roadmap circular economy

EIT Climate-KIC supports digital roadmap for a circular economy

The roadmap gives recommendations for EU policymakers towards a digital circular economy.  EIT Climate-KIC, along with several European stakeholders, is advocating in a discussion paper for the...




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