Today, SkyNRG announced plans to develop Europe’s first sustainable aviation fuel production plant. The facility, which will be built in the Dutch province of Groningen, will deliver sustainable fuel and bio propane to KLM and SHV Energy respectively.
The gap between people and nations that can easily go online, with good quality bandwidth and those that don’t, the so-called digital divide, is a global issue. With World Telecommunication and Information Society Day being celebrated on 17 May, to raise awareness about the social and economic possibilities of internet access, EIT Digital has decided to shine a spotlight on three EIT Digital Accelerator supported scale-ups that are making a difference in this area.
The selected idea holders were invited to Berlin to join the EIT RawMaterials Summit 2019 that gathered over 400 stakeholders to discuss the latest on innovation and new technologies covering the entire raw materials value chain. During the summit, the raw materials community celebrated the winners of the EIT RawMaterials Battery Challenge!
The results from the fifth EIT InnoEnergy’s PowerUp! competition – which saw participation from over 300 start-ups from 24 countries across Central and Eastern Europe – have now been announced.
The areas of focus for the fifth EIT InnoEnergy PowerUp! include energy, mobility, cleantech, heating, clean air and smart technologies, meaning there is a wide variety of different products and solutions on show. The participants all have one thing in common though: they are bright, ambitious and confident that their products and services can change our world for the better.
EIT Climate-KIC is organising an intensive three-day online course targeted at educators who are interested in adopting an innovative approach to teach about climate change and the transition to a sustainable economy. On 8 April 2019, the Final Q&A webinar session will take place.
Digital innovation and transformation drive what has been called the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0.
This digital transformation of all industry sectors will revolutionise the structure and governance of markets and lead to a significant reconfiguration of work and employment.
EIT Digital decided to launch a study focusing on the main policy challenges emanating from the digital transformation of the European industry.
The Supervisory Board of EIT Food in its meeting of 21 February 2019 in Leuven has decided to appoint Mr Jo Van Biesbroeck as member and Chairperson of the Supervisory Board.
Bill Gates was invited to be the first guest curator of the MIT Technology Review’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies.
Climeworks, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, was listed as one of three key players in ‘catching’ carbon dioxide from the air and storing it safely.
The organisation is searching for climate change professionals with innovative concepts that could trigger change across our economic, social or financial systems.
Europe’s largest network for supporting innovation in energy sector, mobility, cleantech and solutions for smart cities expands its activities in Slovakia.
EIT InnoEnergy, the European innovation engine for sustainable energy, was honoured with the title “The one who changes Polish industry” as an effective supporter of innovation in the energy sector, realistically contributing to important and unavoidable changes in this sector of the economy.
CopX – part of the EIT RawMaterials supported RawMatCop project – addresses the challenge of increasing transparency and the equalisation of information at mining sites.
The EIT Climate-KIC supported company manufactures insect products used to make pet food, as well as ingredients for aquaculture and plants.
EIT Food welcomes seven new core member partners to the EIT Food Community. Each of these organisations brings welcome expertise and experience to support our mission to transform the food system.
Two Swedish competitors, Epiroc and Sandvik Coromant, decided to join forces with Swedish universities to find a substitute for cobalt as a binder in cemented carbides.
In 2018, Belgian retail chain and EIT Food partner, Colruyt, launched a student competition to reduce their three largest waste streams – bananas, bread and potatoes.