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HEI Initiative - Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education

HEI Initiative - Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education - Κεντρική Εικόνα
Event Date: 
Wednesday, 14 April, 2021 - 13:30
Sector of activity: 
Research & innovation

As part of HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education, the EIT has announced a Pilot Call for Proposals, inviting higher education institutions to design activities that will improve their entrepreneurial and innovation capacity.

Info sessions

Want to learn more about the Pilot Call?


14 April, 13:30−14:45 CET (register by 13 April 15:00 CET)

15 April, 10:00−11:15 CET (register by 14 April 15:00 CET)

In April, we will hold two online info sessions to present the HEI Initiative and the Pilot Call for Proposals in more detail.

Both webinars will cover eligibility requirements, evaluation, administration, as well as guidance on how to define your Innovation Vision Action Plan.

Select your preferred date below and register for one of the free info sessions before the deadline.

Read here the press release & factsheet.


The call will fund 23 pilot projects to be implemented in 2021−2023. The total maximum budget per project is €1.2 million, broken down as follows: €400,000 for Phase 1 (July−December 2021) and €800,000 for Phase 2 (January 2022−July 2023).