EIT Open Day Norway


The Research Council of Norway

Target group:

Bedrifter, grundere og innovatører i offentlig og privat sektor, forskere, studenter, universiteter og forskningsorganisasjoner.



Registration deadline:

21 of September 2023

26 Sep 13:00 – 17:30
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About the event

How can Europe's largest ecosystem for innovation help you? The European Institute for Innovation & Technology supports European innovation through 9 thematic knowledge and innovation networks (Knowledge and Innovation Communities - KICs).

The networks will help bring solutions to global challenges to the market. Nordic representatives from the innovation networks will present how they support innovations, networks, start-ups, scale-ups, entrepreneurship education aimed at specific societal challenges


Registration from 12:30

13:00    Welcome and introduction by the EIT-team Norway

13:10 The role of EIT in Norway by The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research

13:20    What is EIT? An introduction by EIT Headquarters

13:40    My journey with EIT
-    Dr. Maria Wallin, NTNUs EIT Raw Material coordinator
-    Erik Dyrkoren, CEO and co-founder of Zeabuz (tbc)
-    Matthew Mace, Chief Scientific Officer and Director of Sales, Acorai

14:10 Break

14:40    What's in it for you? 
Highlighting EIT KIC activities in education, business creation and acceleration, and innovation driven research. 
With representatives from the northern hubs of EIT Manufacturing, EIT Food, EIT Urban Mobility, EIT Health, EIT Raw Materials, EIT Digital, EIT Culture and Creativity.

15:30 – 17:30    Networking Arena (no digital participation)
-    Speed date with KIC representatives

Finger food and drinks


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