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EIT Community COVID-19 pandemic response

The EIT Community’s response focuses, on the one hand, on the most vulnerable beneficiary groups affected by the crisis, i.e. students, entrepreneurs (start-ups and SMEs) and innovators.
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Having activated robust business continuity measures, the EIT Communities are delivering a flexible response to the crisis. It has mobilised a crisis mechanism to respond to the significant challenges faced since the majority of activities have been directly impacted.

EIT prepared the early release of EUR 100 million for ailing innovators as a crisis response measure.

This page will be continuously updated when new information is available about open calls!

EIT Manufacturing Call for Proposals "Response to COVID-19 Crisis"

DL: May 31, 2020; Funding: 300 - 500 k€; Project duration: Jul 1 - Dec 31, 2020

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EIT Climate-KIC Extraordinary Post COVID-19 Regeneration Call 2020

As part of EIT Climate-KIC own response to the pandemic, Climate-KIC launched our Extraordinary Post COVID-19 Regeneration Call 2020.

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EIT Urban Mobility COVID-19 Crisis Response Call for Proposals 2020

DL: May 31, 2020; Funding: up to 700 k€; Project duration: Jul 1 - Dec 31, 2020

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European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is a unique EU initiative that boosts innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe with one simple idea: through diversity, there is strength.

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Paper packaging prototypes - miura ori technique. Photo: Valeria Azovskay
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Multidisciplinary research project based on origami seeks solutions for industrial needs

A joint project covering the fields of mathematics, engineering and arts is about to start at Aalto, where the aim is to study and develop folding technology for the needs of industry. In addition to Aalto, the project includes VTT as coordinator, and several companies from the forest industry to the machine design and cosmetics brands, such as Stora Enso, Metsä Group, Lumene, Mirka, Elomatic, Anpap, Orfer and Soften. Business Finland granted funding for the Co-Innovation project.
Staff and students from the seven Unite! partner universities met at the 4th Dialogue event in Barcelona in November 2021 to discuss the future of Unite!.
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2022 brings new opportunities for the future of Unite!

In 2022 Unite! alliance is preparing for the new Erasmus+ call for European Universities Initiative and will be strengthened by two new partners.
Yksityiskohta kryostaatista. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.
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A major project brings together Finnish industry and research for quantum technology development

A new research project has been launched to accelerate the progress of Finnish quantum technology. The QuTI project, coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, will develop new components, manufacturing and testing solutions, and algorithms for the needs of quantum technology. The QuTI consortium, partly financed by Business Finland, consists of 12 partners and has a total budget of around EUR 10 million.
Graz University of Technology and Wroclaw University of Science and Technology join the Unite! alliance. In the image photos of the university buildings.
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Graz University of Technology and Wroclaw University of Science and Technology join the Unite! alliance

With the expansion from seven to nine members, Unite! University Network for Innovation, Technology and Engineering increases its impact on the European Higher Education Area.