EIT’s 2016 call for Knowledge and Innovation Community Proposal: Supporting Food & Manufacturing

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Deadline: 14 July 2016

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is currently inviting applicants to submit their proposals for its Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) to promote the recognition of talent through the EIT labelled masters and doctorates as well as through training and post-doctoral programmes.

EIT is a key driver of sustainable European growth and competitiveness. It reinforces the innovation capacity of the EU and its Member States in order to address the grand challenges facing European society.

Thematic Fields

EIT Food: Food4Future – Sustainable Supply Chain from Resources to Consumers
EIT Manufacturing: Added-value Manufacturing
Funding Information

The EIT may award a grant of up to EUR 4 million.


Proposals may be submitted in any of the official languages of the European Union.
A proposal will only be considered eligible if:
its content and scope correspond to the topic of the Call and the KIC model;
it complies with the following eligibility conditions:
– The proposed KIC must contain at least three independent partner organizations established in at least three different Member States
– At least two thirds of the partner organisations forming the proposed KIC are established in Member States
– The proposed KIC includes at least one higher education institution and one private company
– The proposal must be submitted by a partnership containing a maximum of 50 partner

To apply and for more information click HERE

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