European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

Thematic domains:

  • Research and Innovation

    The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) is an independent body of the European Union set up in 2008 to deliver innovation across Europe. The EIT brings together leading business, education and research organisations to form dynamic cross-border partnerships. These are called Innovation Communities and each is dedicated to finding solutions to a specific global challenge. EIT Innovation Communities develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs.

  • Education

    EIT's Innovation Communities have developed their own education programmes that have a very strong focus on the delivery of entrepreneurship and innovation skills and are more tailored to the needs of the European innovation system.

  • Culture

    Joining the EIT Community in June 2022, EIT Culture & Creativity will start to become operational in the coming year. Once operational EIT Culture & Creativity will house a sustainable ecosystem for European Cultural and Creative Sectors and Industries (CCSI), connecting and collaborating world-class partners, accelerating ecosystem-centred innovations and businesses, reaching hearts and minds of global audiences with experiences, products and services to shape resilient futures.

  • Youth

    Runs EIT-labelled Master and PhD programmes where students can learn from professionals and experience mobility across Europe.

  • Green Deal

    Runs a dedicated EIT-Climate KIC focused on transition to zero-carbon economy. Green is also a cross cutting aspect across the other communities like the ones related to energy or manufacturing.

  • Digitalisation

    EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation.

  • Healthy Societies

    EIT promote sustainable economic growth and job creation. Its community, EIT Health is uniquely placed at the meeting point of business, research and education to bring innovative, real-world health solutions to market to enhance the health of citizens.

  • Underrepresented Groups and Gender Equality

    Addresses gender equality as a cross-cutting issues, focuses on promoting and supporting women entrepreneurship.

Address / Location

Budapest, Infopark 1/E, Neumann Janos utca, 1117, Hungary

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