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Projects funded through the EIT's HEI Initiative


March 2021


Idea to Impact

The i2i project aims to develop entrepreneurship capital and aptitude for driving innovation, building on the strengths and weaknesses of each partner identified through the HEInnovate self-assessment.

March 2021


Higher Education Innovation Growth and Training: Heightening Sustainable Innovation in Our HEIs and Societies

HEIght is an initiative of a pan-European consortium of four forward-thinking higher education institutions and one actor from another side of the knowledge triangle, united to cultivate a mutually beneficial and collaborative consortium.

March 2021


Higher Education Accelerating Directed Learning in Nurturing Entrepreneurship

This project will incrementally improve the degree to which entrepreneurship is included within the core ecosystems of partner universities. All resources in universities will be focused on accelerating directed learning in nurturing entrepreneurship.

March 2021


Accelerating Innovation in Europe Through Startup Development and Co-Creation

EUAcceL aims to accelerate innovation in Europe through open innovation, co-creation, and start-up development. EUAcceL’s vision is to create an international innovation ecosystem in Europe with all knowledge triangle actors involved.

March 2021


Energy Transition Entrepreneurs in Action − Developing a Supportive Academic Environment for the Young Talents

The ETEIA project aims to encourage students’ activity in research during their graduate course, supported by the most successful professors and entrepreneurs as mentors, and followed by start-up experience.

March 2021


Entrepreneurial University Network

EntreUnity aims to tackle global food security, ageing populations, and climate change by educating and training the next generation of agri-food, health and green-tech students in entrepreneurship and leadership.

March 2021


E<sup>3</sup>UDRES<sup>2</sup> Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network for Smart and Sustainable European Regions

E.I.N.S. co-ideates novel pathways for entrepreneurial universities, drives the development of entrepreneurial education, co-creates advanced support for innovation and business creation, and enhances collaboration across the knowledge triangle.

March 2021


Unlocking Full Innovation Capacity Building and Entrepreneurship

EELISA UNFOLDS is set to become a leading European initiative in the transformation of higher education institutions into key players in the entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem.

March 2021


CloudEARTHinnovation: Innovation Capacity Building for the Use of Big Data in Environmental Sciences, Sustainability and Circular Economy in HEIs and Their Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

The project will bring together a consortium of five higher education institutions (HEIs) and one business partner to review, assess and improve institutional innovation and entrepreneurship practices.