Conference – "Addressing Societal Challenges through the European Inst. of Innovation & Technology". 8–9 Nov. 2012, Cyprus | Youth for peace & development | Scoop.it

European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Stakeholders Conference – "Addressing Societal Challenges through the EIT" – will take place in Larnaka, Cyprus, 8-9 November 2012. The objective of the Conference is to promote constructive dialogues between relevant stakeholders to explore ways in which the EIT could further contribute to the enhancement of the European Union’s innovation capacity. More specifically, it aims to bring together the European innovation community to discuss the future of the EIT, including the contribution of its existing and potential future Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) to tackling Horizon 2020 societal challenges. Special focus will be given to the setting-up experiences of the first wave KICs, and the key elements for establishing a future KIC. The target audience will have emphasis in the participation of Representatives from the Higher Education, Business, Research and Innovation Communities and Decision-makers at the EU, national and regional levels.


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