European Institute of Innovation and Technology

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Overview, information and other relevant sources relating to the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

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The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is a body created by the European Union in 2008 to strengthen the European Union’s innovation capacity. It brings together leading universities, research laboratories and companies to form dynamic pan-European partnerships. Together, these partnerships - called Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) - develop innovative products and services, start new companies, and train a new generation of entrepreneurs. They bring ideas to market, turn students into entrepreneurs and, most importantly, they innovate.

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology was established in 2008 by Regulation (EC) No 294/2008 and amended by Regulation (EC) No 1292/2013. The EIT is based in Budapest (Hungary). Its purpose is to address major societal challenges by improving the innovation capacity and performance of the EU through the integration of the knowledge triangle of education, research and innovation.

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Commentary and Analysis
Wikipedia: European Institute of Innovation and Technology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Institute_of_Innovation_and_Technology
EPRS: Briefing, September 2016: The European Institute of Innovation and Technology http://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_BRI(2016)589767

News
BBC News, 15/09/2008: EU launches new hi-tech institute http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7616641.stm
EurActiv, 28/04/2016: ‘European MIT’ will look for innovators in food, industry and urban mobility http://www.euractiv.com/section/innovation-industry/news/european-mit-will-look-for-innovators-in-food-industry-and-urban-mobility/

Official
Official Website of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology https://eit.europa.eu/
European Commission: Press Release, 06/02/2008: Setting the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) in motion: first steps towards the nomination of the members of the EIT Governing Board http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-08-188_en.htm
Decision 2008/634/EC on the location of the seat of the European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2008/634/oj
Council of the European Union: Press Release, 18/06/2008: The European Institute of Innovation and Technology will be located in Budapest http://www.consilium.europa.eu/ueDocs/cms_Data/docs/pressData/en/misc/101305.pdf
European Commission: Press Release, 30/07/2008: Official appointment of the EIT Governing Board: the European Institute of Innovation and Technology set for an Autumn launch in Budapest http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-08-1220_en.htm
European Commission: Press Release, 15/09/2008: European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) begins its work http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-08-1318_en.htm
European Commission: The EIT: Opening the Doors to Innovation [Speech by the President of the European Commission. September 2008] http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-08-425_en.htm
European Commission: Press Release, 24/11/2008: European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT): Commission welcomes launch of discussions on shape of Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-08-1759_en.htm
European Commission: Press Release, 02/04/2009: The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launches first call for proposals for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-09-530_en.htm
European Commission: European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) - Excellence for innovation [August 2009] http://publications.europa.eu/publication/catalogue_number/NC-30-08-498-EN-C
European Commission: Press Release, 18/09/2009: Gérard de Nazelle appointed Director of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-09-1337_en.htm
European Commission: 16/12/2009: European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launches the first three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-09-1950_en.htm
European Commission: Memo, 17/12/2009: Frequently-asked questions about the EIT's Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-09-563_en.htm
European Commission: Memo, 17/12/2009: Frequently-asked questions about the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-09-562_en.htm
European Commission: Press Release, 24/07/2012: European Institute of Innovation and Technology: Commission appoints 12 new board members http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-12-828_en.htm
European Commission: Press Release, 14/02/2014: New opportunities to work with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-149_en.htm

ESO Records
Regulation (EC) No 294/2008 establishing the European Institute of Innovation and Technology https://www.europeansources.info/record/regulation-ec-no-294-2008-establishing-the-european-institute-of-innovation-and-technology/

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