European Institute of Innovation and Technology
It aims to increase European sustainable growth and competitiveness by strengthening innovation in the EU. The EIT brings together higher education institutions, research centres and innovative business in hubs known as Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs).
They support start-up businesses and offer masters and PhD programmes with a strong entrepreneurial component, giving students access to real business experience during their studies. The support offered by the EIT’s innovation centres ranges from business plan coaching to seed funding and finding clients.