08 / 01 / 2021


EC announced the signature of EIC and EIT MoU

On 8 January 2021, the European Commission (EC) announced that the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to enhance their collaboration, aiming at:

  • ensuring mutual access to advisory services and networks for innovators, innovative SMEs and start-ups, higher education institutions and research organisation
  • providing support to innovative start-ups and coordinate efforts to support women innovators and innovators from less represented regions
  • sharing data and intelligence, including measurements of impact achieved

 

The EIC Advisory Board as well as the EIT Governing Board plan to set up a permanent joint working group, regular reviews and joint communication efforts. This structured cooperation will be supported by the respective implementing agencies and the EC services.

 

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