EIT Mid-term Evaluation Report

The European Commission has published its midterm evaluation of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT): An External Evaluation Report and a Commission Staff Working Document (SWD). The document was published in October 2017.

The report highlights that:

  • EIT is the only EU body that fully integrates business, research and education and that this integration is crucial to effectively boost innovation in a pan-European way.

  • EIT has the potential to be a thought leader and a source of knowledge and good practice for policy makers and the broader European innovation community.

  • EIT Community delivers ground-breaking results, has supported hundreds of start-ups across Europe, enabling growth and innovation, and this will lead to important societal impact through job creation and an economic boost.

  • EIT’s existing Innovation Communities bring innovative solutions to key challenges in the areas of climate, digitalisation, energy, food, health and raw materials.

More information can be found here.