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The EIT: What is its future?

A Science|Business Network dinner debate, by invitation only.

A private Science|Business Network dinner, by invitation only, 18 :00 – 21 :00

As the institute approaches its 10th anniversary, it is time to assess how the EIT and its six existing KICs – knowledge and innovation communities in information technologies, energy, climate change, life sciences, raw materials and food - are doing.
The EIT just revived its plans to launch a new manufacturing cluster. What are the next steps? What new directions is the EIT taking?


18:00 - Registration and welcome drink

18:30 - The EIT in action

A panel discussion with:
Eva Kaili
, Member of the European Parliament
Mina Mirzadeh, Local Community Manager, EIT InnoEnergy
Chris Mooiweer, Nerdalize Chief Strategy Officer, 2016 EIT Venture Award winner

Moderated by Maryline Fiaschi, Managing Director, Science|Business

19:30 - Dinner debate

21:30 - End

Ronald de Bruin
Director, COST Association
Muriel Desaeger
General Manager of Technology Trends Analysis, Toyota Motor Europe
Eva Kaili
Member, European Parliament
Martin Kern
Interim Director, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
Peter Olesen
Chairman of the EIT Governing Board
Patrick Prendergast
Provost, Trinity College Dublin ; Member, EIT Governing Board
Patricia Reilly
Cabinet Expert, Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics, European Commission

For further information please contact [email protected]

The EIT: What's its future?, 30 May 2017, Brussels