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2nd EIT call for higher education institutions (HEI)

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The second call for proposals – EIT HEI Call 2 has just been launched. The initiative will help higher education institutions improve their entrepreneurial & innovation capacity.

Consortia of eligible HEIs and other organisations are invited to apply by 28 February 2022!

Applicants’ activities can focus on several themes:

  • Fostering institutional engagement and change
  • Strengthening partnerships
  • Developing innovation and businesses
  • Enhancing the quality of entrepreneurial education
  • Creating and disseminating knowledge

Up to 40 consortia will be selected, and each selected project will be awarded a maximum of EUR 1.2 million. Funding Phase 1 will run from July to December 2022, and projects will be awarded a maximum of EUR 300,000 during this period. Upon successful completion of Phase 1, Phase 2 funding of up to EUR 900,000 will follow for the period from January 2023 to June 2024.

The initiative is also organising online info sessions to present the EIT HEI Call 2 and answer your questions. The webinars will cover eligibility requirements, evaluation, administration, and guidance on how to define an Innovation Vision Action Plan.

Select your preferred date and register for one of the free info sessions before the deadline.

In addition, on 13 December 17:00−18:15 CET, the HEInnovate Team will run a webinar to help potential applicants with the use of the HEInnovate website. This webinar will focus on the use of the website and the self-assessment instrument. The webinar will be recorded and later published on the HEInnovate website -> Register for the HEInnovate webinar here.

The EIT’s HEI Initiative Team are looking forward to receiving your application.

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