EIT Awareness Day

Date and time: Tuesday 11 June at 9-14
Venue: Open Innovation House, Otaniementie 19 B, 02150 Espoo

The event will also be webcasted live here 

The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture organises an awareness event on European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) on Tuesday the 11th of June at 9h00-14h00. The event takes place at the Open Innovation House in Otaniemi, the home for EIT ICT Labs Helsinki. 

09:00      Registration and coffee 
09:30      Welcome: Director Riitta Maijala, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
09:45      The EIT in a Nutshell: Marja Makarow, Member of the EIT Governing Board
10:15      The EIT's Strategic Innovation Agenda & future Knowledge and Innovation Communities: Jose Manuel Leceta, EIT Director
10:45      BREAK 
11:00      Experiences of successful KICs
               EIT ICT Labs, Marko Turpeinen, Node Director Helsinki
               Climate-KIC, Thanh-Tâm Le, Director, Climate-KIC France
               KIC InnoEnergy, Kenneth Johansson, CC Manager Sweden 
11:45      Questions
12:00      Formation and building of a new KIC: Timo Haapalehto, VTT 
12:20      Lessons learnt from the first KIC Call: Yrjö Neuvo, Former EIT Governing Board Member
12:30      Discussion
13:00      Networking lunch at EIT ICT Labs Co-location Centre, 2nd floor 

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In the afternoon, there will be a workshop on the preparations for the new knowledge and innovation community on raw materials. Further information from



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