The KICs represent the operational part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), which aims to bring research, innovation and education closer.
Description:Created in 2008, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) boosts innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe. The EIT is an integral part of Horizon 2020, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The five new KIC for 2014-2020 are listed in the “Strategic Innovation Agenda” of the EIT, new framework for 2014-2020. Objectives – To react in an effective and flexible way to new challenges and changing environments…For more information, please connect.
The EIT finances KICs up to 25%, and up to 100% of the total of eligible costs. Between 2 and 4 million euro can be granted for the setting up of new KICs.
Beneficiaries: Corporations, Investment Funds, Local and Regional authorities, Research centres, SMEs, Universities
Sectors: Energy, Health, Industry, Innovation, New technologies, Research, Transport
Regions: Candidate countries, Developing countries, European Economic Area, European Union, Mediterranean countries, New Independant States, Switzerland
Next funding alert: 2019