Investing in Talent and Skills for the Future

Join the EIT Community on 21 September to discover Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem and its uniquemodel of integrating the education dimension into innovation. Find out how the EIT supports the creation of tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and promotes a real change of mindset towards an entrepreneurial culture and attitude in Europe. Explore how the EIT Community invests into Europe’s talent of tomorrow, supports future start-up founders and intrapreneurs, and makes an invaluable contribution to growth and jobs in Europe.

Draft Agenda

08:30-09:00Registration and welcome coffee
09:00-09:15Welcome words by Mr Tiit Land*, rector of TalTech
09:15-09:30Introductory remarks by Ms Laima Balčiūnė*, CEO, Sunrise Valley Science and Technology Park & EIT Governing Board Member
09:30-09:45The EIT in a nutshell – Short presentation on the organisation, its mission, structure and activities, by Ms Katerina Sereti, EIT Acting Head of Unit, Communications and Engagement
09:45-10:00Keynote by unicorn speaker on the secrets of creating fast growing start-ups and the role of education for preparing the European founders of the future
10:00-10:45Coffee break & Open Day exhibition of EIT Innovation Communities
10:45-11:15Fireside chat on the importance of entrepreneurial education for Europe
11:15-12:00Panel discussion on the added value of EIT-labelled education programs for graduates’ career paths

Closing remarks by the mayor of Tallinn*


Artistic final

12:30-14:00Lunch & Open Day exhibition

* Pending confirmation


Please note that on-site attendance is limited by available space. We will try to accommodate your preference and confirm your seat in due course!

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