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EIT - Competition for new Innovation Communities

EIT InnovationThe EIT announced a competition for two new Innovation Communities.

> Horizon 2020 - join the Graphene Flagship

> Connecting Europe Facility - Telecom, second call for 2017

The indicative timeline for the EIT’s 2018 competition for the new Innovation Communities in the areas of urban mobility and added value manufacturing has also been published.

As established in the EIT’s Strategic Innovation Agenda and in the Horizon 2020 Regulation, the next innovation community to be established by the EIT in 2018 will address the thematic field of:

  • Urban mobility: smart, green and integrated transport

As well as this, the EIT has decided to relaunch the Call for:

  • Added value manufacturing

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is a unique EU body that powers innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe to overcome some of its greatest challenges in the areas of climate (EIT Climate‐KIC), digitisation (EIT Digital), energy (EIT InnoEnergy), food (EIT Food) health (EIT Health) and raw materials (EIT Raw Materials).

As an integral part of the EU’s Horizon 2020 framework programme for research and innovation, the EIT Community – Europe’s largest innovation network – brings together leading business, universities and research labs to form dynamic cross‐border partnerships – Innovation Communities – that develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs.

> LIFE Programme - call 2017 for NGOs

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