Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC)
Därutöver deltar Uppsala universitet som partner i ett flaggskepp inom Future and Emerging Technologies-delprogrammet, Human Brain Projects samt i tre Knowledge and Innovation Communities, KIC.
InnoEnergys goal is to achieve a sustainable energy future for Europe. Innovation is the solution. New ideas, products and services that make a real difference, new businesses and new people to deliver them to market.
InnoEnergy work in three essential areas of the innovation mix:
• Education to help create an informed and ambitious workforce that understands the demands of sustainability and the needs of industry.
• Innovation Projects to bring together ideas, inventors and industry to create commercially attractive technologies that deliver real results to customers.
• Business Creation Services to support entrepreneurs and start-ups who are expanding Europe’s energy ecosystem with their innovative offerings.
As a PhD student you can also join the sustainable energy revolution and boost your personal and career prospects. Combine your current PhD studies with customised training in innovation and entrepreneurship. Positions throughout Europe. Mobility support included.
EIT Health is a consortium of about 140 partners from 14 EU countries, promoting entrepreneurship and developing innovations in healthy living and active ageing, providing Europe with new opportunities and resources.
This is done by delivering products, concepts and services, including education that nurture talents and train the workforce of tomorrow.
EIT Health have established six Co-location Centres over Europe, Uppsala University being part of CLC Scandinavia. In addition, there are also six InnoStars regions connected to EIT Health.
EIT Raw Materials
EIT Raw Materials was designated as an EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) by the EIT Governing Board 2014.
The KIC aims to turn the materials dependence within Europe into a strategic strenght. By radical innovations and entrepreneurship the KIC wants to boost the growth and attractiveness as well as the competivitiveness of the European raw materials sector. EIT Raw Materials will integrate multiple disciplines, diversity and complementarity along the three sides of the knowledge triangle (business, education and research) and across the whole raw materials value chain.