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E.g., 24-06-2018
E.g., 24-06-2018
  • EIT RawMaterials: U-START call on circular economy

    23/05/2018
    The call for the joint EIT RawMaterials and Veolia incubator programme is now open. U-START's ambition is to accelerate the time to market of innovative concepts through the support of EIT RawMaterials and Veolia in a “co-creation” mode. To be considered for the start-up program, you have to prove a societal and environmental benefit of your concept in the following three to five years. Apply before 22 June 2018.
    EIT RawMaterials: U-START call on circular economy
  • Apply now for the EIT Digital Challenge and scale up your digital tech business

    23/05/2018
    Are you a fast-growing European digital technology scale-up? Does your product or service leverage digital technology applied to industry, cities, wellbeing, infrastructure or finance? Does your company already have annual revenue of €300,000 or €2 million in funding, and is less than 10 years old? Then apply for the EIT Digital Challenge. You have until 14 June. Apply for the EIT Digital Challenge and win an international growth package worth up to €100,000 to scale up your business.
  • Work with the EIT as evaluator or reviewer

    23/05/2018
    Experts needed. The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is continuously looking for external expertise to evaluate, monitor and review the EIT innovation model and the Innovation Communities. Who we are looking for? The EIT typically seeks experts with experience in working with business, education or research organisations or with experience integrating business, education and research activities (‘Knowledge Triangle Integration’). Interested? Apply now!
  • The latest Research and Innovation Framework Programme: Horizon Europe

    17/05/2018
    At the beginning of May, the European Commission announced a proposed budget of €100 billion for the next EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme, called Horizon Europe (2021-2027).
  • Future and Emerging Technologies: 375 proposals submitted under the Research and Innovation Actions call

    17/05/2018
    375 proposals have been submitted under the first Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open call of the European Innovation Council Pilot, that closed on 16 May, for an available budget of 123.7 million EUR.
    Graphic with a screen half filled with text on orange background "Empowering European Innovators" and half of a photo of young person
  • European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen visits EIT Digital Silicon Valley hub and discusses Europe’s AI Strategy

    03/05/2018
    EIT Digital welcomed Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness in their Silicon Valley Hub. This meeting further developed interactions between Europe and US technology and innovation scenes, including the local European footprint and exchange on key topics such as artificial intelligence, future of work, regulations and digital single market.
    European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen visits EIT Digital Silicon Valley hub and discusses Europe’s AI Strategy
  • Commission proposes biggest ever investment for a R&I programme in Europe

    02/05/2018
    Today the Commission presented its long-term budget proposal for the 2021-2027 period. Building on the success of the EU's past flagship research and innovation programmes, the Commission proposes to increase investment in research and innovation by allocating €114.8 billion from the future long-term EU budget.
  • Eight of the top ten most innovative universities in Europe are EIT Community partners

    26/04/2018
    Half of the 100 most innovative are EIT Community partners, including the top three: KU Leuven, Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge. Of the 100 universities in the list, 51 universities are EIT Community partners. How is the EIT involved with universities? The EIT’s Innovation Communities are partnerships that bring together businesses, research centres and universities; their partners include some of the biggest names in the world in these three areas.
  • Commission launches EIC Horizon Prize for Early Warning for Epidemics

    26/04/2018
    The European Commission today launched a €5 million prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics. It is one of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, which are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
  • New Commission guidance supports EU Member States in transition to Open Science

    25/04/2018
    In a crucial step on the way to an Open Science system, the European Commission has revised the Recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information that will guide EU Member States’ policies on open access to publications and data.

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