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Dez. 2017

EIT Knowledge & Innovation Communities meet the Portuguese Ecosystem*

9.00am - 4.15pm
ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute


The Knowledge & Innovation Communities (KICs) of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) will meet the innovation and educational ecosystem in Lisbon (ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute), on the next 14th December. The event aims to investigate joint opportunities to further growing the Portuguese ecosystem by fostering the integration of education, business and research in Health, Digital, Energy, Food and Raw Materials.


9.00 am (09h00) – Keynotes 
Welcome Note – ISCTE Business School Dean, Prof. José Paulo Esperança
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Prof. Manuel Heitor 
Coordinator of NCP H2020, Prof. Eduardo Maldonado
Rector of Universidade do Minho, Prof. Antonio Cunha 
9.45 am (09h45) - Katerina Sereti: The EIT Innovation Model, achievements and EIT RIS
10.15 am (10h15) - The KICs introduce themselves
EIT Raw Materials' outreach and activities in Portugal - Prof. Rodrigo Martins, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
EIT Health’s outreach and activities in Portugal – Prof. Nuno Viegas, Business Creation Manager
EIT Digital’s outreach and activities in Portugal - Fabio Pianesi, Research Director at EIT Digital
11.00 am (11h00) - Coffee-break
11.15 am (11h15) - X-KIC RIS project
Dora Marosvolgyi 
11.30 am (11h30) - EIT Climate´s outreach and activities in Portugal
Prof. Julia Seixas, FCT Universidade Nova de Lisboa
11.45 am (11h45) - Break-out sessions
Participants will have the chance to discuss with individual KICs about common objectives, possible synergies and collaboration opportunities
• EIT Health
• EIT Raw Materials
• EIT Climate
• EIT Digital
1.00 pm (13h00) - Networking Lunch
2.30 pm (14h30) - Cross KICs debrief
• EIT Health
• EIT Raw Materials
• EIT Climate
• EIT Digital
4.15 pm (16h15) - Closing

Registrations are free and open to the community. To confirm your presence please share your participation interest with

c. Pamela Forner