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E.g., 11-12-2017
E.g., 11-12-2017
  • A new study points to substantial successes in each of the EIT's key areas. The study, 'EIT: Our Impact from 2010 - 2016', analysed the global and European socio-economic impact of the EIT and its Innovation Communities between 2010 and 2016. With existing reviews mostly focusing on results and efficiency, the study sets out to look beyond those results and structure the achievements of the EIT Community in terms of impact.
  • Today, the EIT has published the Framework of Guidance for the EIT’s 2018 Call for Proposals. To further enhance its impact and to incentivise the innovations needed to meet societal challenges, we’re continuing to expand our activities in 2018 by launching a call for two new Knowledge and Innovation Communities: - EIT Manufacturing: strengthening and increasing the competitiveness of Europe’s manufacturing industry - EIT Urban Mobility: smart, green and integrated urban transport
  • The European Commission has launched the first of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, on Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid. EIC Horizon Prizes are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
  • The European Commission today launched a Horizon Prize in Social Innovation to improve the mobility of older people. The prize has a budget of €2 million and is funded under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. One prize of €1 million and four runner-up prizes of €250,000 each will be awarded to the most innovative mobility solutions that enable older citizens to continue to fully participate in social activities, maintain their autonomy and age healthily. Carlos Moedas,
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    The aim of this contest is to develop innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for senior citizens (65+). This will help to combat social exclusion and support independent living.
  • Building on the success of SOFT Innovation Prize in 2014 and 2016, the European Commission launches today the third edition of the SOFT Innovation Prize under Euratom Work Programme 2018.
  • Through its 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy, Europe has made important headway towards becoming a more innovative, resource efficient society.
  • The European Commission has launched a new online presentation of implementation data of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. The Horizon 2020 Dashboard is user-friendly but at the same time offers powerful new analytical functions that will inform programme reporting, impact analysis, feedback to policy-making as well as decisions on future priorities.
  • Climathon 2017
    Thousands of people in major cities across the world are uniting for a 24-hour hackathon on 27 October to accelerate our ability to respond to climate change on a global scale. Organised by EIT Climate-KIC, the EU’s initiative for climate innovation, Climathon brings together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them.
  • EIT Awards 2017 winners
    Europe’s most ground-breaking entrepreneurs and innovators were honoured last night at the EIT Awards ceremony at one of Europe’s most important innovation forums, INNOVEIT.

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