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The EIT - people driven innovation

Fringe session organised by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)

Studio 201, 10/03/2014 (14:00-15:15)

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) was set up to spur innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe. It brings together leading universities, research labs and companies to form dynamic cross-border partnerships that develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs.

This session will give the opportunity to meet and hear from some of the students, alumni and entrepreneurs the EIT and our KICs (Knowledge and Innovation Communities) are working with. In addition, José Manuel Leceta (EIT Director) and Thanh-Tâm Le (Climate KIC France Co-location Centre Director) will give insights into the EIT Community’s diversity, namely in terms of societal challenges, activities, geographical coverage and last but not least, of the people we work with.


  • Eduardo Appleyard – Solar Lighting for Africa and Winner of the EIT CH.A.N.G.E Award 2013 (KIC InnoEnergy)
  • Kate Hofman – GrowUp and Winner of the EIT CH.A.N.G.E Award 2013 (Climate-KIC)
  • Thanh-Tâm Le – Climate-KIC France Co-location Centre Director
  • José Manuel Leceta - EIT Director
  • Dorottya Maksay – Homebuddy and Winner of the EIT CH.A.N.G.E Award 2013 (EIT ICT Labs)
  • David Tacconi – CoRehab and Winner of the EIT Venture Award 2013 (EIT ICT Labs)

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