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28 Oct 2015

Call for EIT Awards 2016 nominations opens

The European Institute of Technology (EIT) has recently opened the call for the 2016 EIT Awards. Each year, the EIT recognises the outstanding achievements of members of its Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) through the EIT Awards, in three categories:

  • The EIT CHANGE Award (€ 15,000) celebrates graduates from EIT labelled education programmes who spur innovation and entrepreneurship and bring about a change in the thematic areas addressed by the EIT and its KICs.

  • The EIT Innovators Award (€ 50,000) recognises KIC innovation teams composed of individuals from across the knowledge triangle that have developed a product, service or process with a high potential for societal and economic impact.

  • The EIT Venture Award (€ 50,000) puts successful entrepreneurial start-ups that have been supported by the KICs through a dedicated business creation or business development process in the spotlight.

The deadline for applications in 30 November 2015. The three winners will be announced during InnovEIT, the EIT Innovation Forum, in Budapest on 25 April 2016.

For more information:

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