EIT Digital 10th anniversary book
This book describes how EIT Digital over the past decade became the largest digital innovation ecosystem in Europe, delivering on digital entrepreneurship, innovations, talents and skills.
Launched in 2010 as one of the first wave EIT KICs (Knowledge and Innovation Communities), the community set out on a journey of growth. Growth in terms of the community itself, growth in terms of delivery on innovation, entrepreneurship, and talent, and finally growth in terms of impact through its thought leadership.
Slovakia: Regional innovation ecosystems of the future
A vision beyond 2020
A new report by EIT Digital and CIVITTA takes stock of innovation ecosystems in Slovakia and discusses sector-specific innovation communities’ potential to drive the regional economy’s growth, competitiveness, and attractiveness.
The beginning of a new decade asks for a fresh perspective on the local innovation ecosystem of Slovakia. On the one hand, one can identify growing quality and ambitions of Slovak founders, as well as increasing interest and support for open innovation initiatives from corporates and universities. On the other hand, start-ups and innovation initiatives are starting to have a more concrete, sector-specific character and cannot be put into a single category anymore.
Polish Startup Report 2020
Expand your start-up, build your strategy
A practical guide for Polish startups on how to scale up in Europe. The partnership between Krakow Technology Park and EIT Digital is connecting the Polish digital ecosystem with EIT Digital’s Pan European ecosystem of more than 250 industry, research and university partners. Polish scale-ups have access to EIT Digital’s Accelerator support for international growth while Polish entrepreneurial teams can be part of the Venture Program to advance their MVP and establish their venture. Get the full picture and download the report!
Greek Startup Report
This report is a study of the Greek startup ecosystem that is being published for the fourth consecutive year, providing a valuable scope in the Greek entrepreneurial scene and its development over the years. We continue to draw the profile of the startups and identify the market trends focusing especially on the investment opportunities available in the country and most of all, their impact.
Digital Transformation in Greece 2020-2021
This report to provides an invaluable scope of the Greek business ecosystem. Also, it offers important insights and examples on up to date practices, examines how much companies and large organisations have adopted Digital Transformation procedures, and pinpoints the reasons for any delays. The report follows the strategy of selected large organisations that operate in the country and aims at drawing attention to the need for transformation.
Baltics Startup Scene 2020
The third edition of the report highlights the presence of a healthy funding pipeline, emphasizes Baltic countries' place in Europe’s ecosystem, acknowledges the leading role of its strong reaction to Covid-19 and, for the first time, dives deep into the increasingly relevant topic of diversity.
Having barely 6 million inhabitants in total, the Baltic states are often dismissed as too small to be taken into account. However, in the startup and tech area this tiny region is home to six startup unicorns and the Baltics are once again leading the region when it comes to funding per capita.
A European Approach to Artificial Intelligence
A Policy Perspective
This report features in the EIT Digital policy perspective report series and is the result of a combined effort from five EIT KICs (EIT Manufacturing, EIT Urban Mobility, EIT Health, EIT Climate-KIC, and EIT Digital as coordinator). The EIT Knowledge and Innovation Communities represent the largest innovation ecosystem in Europe with more than 1,500 organisations from business, research, innovation, and higher education from all across Europe. By tapping into the vast innovation and application knowledge, the report identifies both general and sector specific concerns and opportunities for the further deployment of AI in Europe.
The report provides business and policy decision makers with a scenario-based impact assessment instrument. The scenarios off-set generic across the board application of policies and regulation against domain specific policies and regulation; and on the other hand, the level of regulation varying from soft to firm.
Annual Report 2019
"Deepen and Scale"
Our motto for 2019 was Deepen and Scale - a motto relevant for all aspects of our work. In 2019, our ecosystem grew significantly, not only in numbers but also in locations which increased the scale of our activities and at the same time deepened the connection to our ecosystem.
The EIT Digital 2019 Annual Report, titled "Deepen and Scale", sets out EIT Digital's achievements across our pan-European ecosystem in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurial education in 2019.
European Digital Infrastructure and Data Sovereignty
A Policy Perspective
Recent discussions around 5G and COVID-19 contact tracing amplify the need for European sovereignty when it comes to digital infrastructures and the handling of data. This report provides an overview of policy motivations, trends, instruments and the role of various actors that jointly create the digital reality. With the aim to develop policies that will contribute to a stronger European sovereignty when it comes to digital infrastructures and handling of data, a scenario-based framework representing policy choices is introduced that allows the assessment of these scenarios with respect to policy objectives.
Strategic Innovation Agenda 2020-2022
"For a strong digital Europe"
EIT Digital aims at global impact through European innovation fuelled by entrepreneurial talent and digital technology. EIT Digital firmly believes that the future of innovation is ecosystems. EIT Digital supports the members of its pan-European ecosystem to be effective in today’s complex open innovation ecosystems in order to address some of their specific innovation needs related to digital innovation and education. Examples include finding the right partners to bring technology to the market, supporting the scale-up of digital technology ventures, attracting talent and developing their digital knowledge and skills. In order to do so, EIT Digital operates a panEuropean network of 16 innovation centres where students, researchers, engineers, business developers and entrepreneurs physically come together to cocreate the digital future.
Digital Transformation of European Industry
A Policy Perspective
Digital innovation and transformation drive what has been called the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0. This digital transformation of all industry sectors will revolutionise the structure and governance of markets and lead to a significant reconfiguration of work and employment. On the one hand, integrating digital innovations in business strategies is an essential means of creating value. Further, the digital transformation allows deep connection of systems creating seamless digitalised value chains with increased efficiency.
The EIT Digital dissemination policy allows for the sharing of foresighting material with the public, after a grace period of internal use. Below, you will find direct links to reports pertaining to our different Innovation Areas, as well as some more general foresight reports. You may also visit the Innovation Radar section.