New Call by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to Boost Innovation in Higher Education

A Third Call for Proposals was launched on 8 November 2022 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) for the HEI Initiative which aims to reinforce the competitiveness of Europe by strengthening the innovation and entrepreneurial capacity of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and empowering them to become key actors in innovation ecosystems.

This new call will mobilise EUR 12 million of EIT funding for HEIs and their partners, with a special focus on training tech talents in higher education, aligned with the EIT’s new flagship programme: Deep Tech Talent Initiative, set to skill one million European talents by 2025.

Deadline for submitting applications to HEI Call 3 is on 28 February 2023.

The HEI Initiative is also organising a call information session to present the call for proposals in more details and answer applicants’ questions. The info session will be held on 17 November 2022: registration is mandatory using this link.

Sources: EIT, HEI Initiative, Euresearch