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Vacancy EIC Board President and new EIC Board Members announced

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The EIC Board President is a new position created to provide strategic leadership for the European Innovation Council (EIC). The task of the EIC Board President is threefold, in short: chair the EIC Board, act as public face of the EIC and act as interlocutor with the European Commission and EU member states. It is a full-time position with a term of office limited to four years, renewable once. Applicants must be nationals of an EU Member State. The new President is expected to be appointed in the first quarter of 2022. The deadline for applications is 17 December 2021 12.00 noon Brussels time.

In addition the 20 members of the EIC Board were announced, among whom Bart Becks, president and chairman of EURACTIV, takes a seat. This new board will takeover from the EIC pilot Advisory Board. Members are appointed for a two-year term of office, renewable twice (with the aim of rotating approximately one third of the members every two years).

All information on the vacancy of EIC Board President can be found in this European Commission news article

More information on the new EIC Board members

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