EIT Call for Proposals 2021 (HORIZON-EIT-2021-KIC-DESIGN)
ExpectedOutcome: An EIT KIC is an integrated partnership bringing together leading companies, higher education institutions, research organisations and other stakeholders in the innovation process to tackle pressing societal challenges through the development of products, services and processes and also by nurturing innovative, entrepreneurial individuals. A KIC connects excellence-driven innovation hubs, the Co-location Centres, to become leading centres of excellence, competing and collaborating with other innovation hubs across the world.
A KIC follows a long-term innovation and impact-driven strategy, operating with a business logic and a results-oriented approach to contribute to the achievement of the EIT’s overall mission, the priorities laid down in the EIT Strategic Agenda 2021-2027 and the attainment of the general objectives established in Horizon Europe.
The KIC is expected to create the following impact: