What is the EIT Governing Board?

What is the EIT Governing Board?

The Governing Board is the principal governing body of the EIT, entrusted with the role of strategic leadership and the overall direction of the operational activities implemented by the EIT Headquarters. It is independent and autonomous in its decision-making and is responsible for the selection, evaluation and support of the  Innovation Communities. 

The Governing Board brings together 12 members balancing prominent expertise from the higher education, research, business and innovation fields. 

The European Commission, represented by the Directorate General for Education and Culture, is an observer to the EIT Governing Board.