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DCU Lead EIT-Funded Innovation Project SMART-2M

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Dublin City University are taking the lead on a new project called SMART-2M. The project aims to “empower innovators and entrepreneurs to develop world-class solutions for Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing challenges, creating growth and skilled jobs.”

The project is being funded through the EIT’s HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education, which seeks to boost the entrepreneurial and innovation capacity of higher education institutions (HEIs).

DCU Lead EIT-Funded Innovation Project SMART-2M

As part of this project, DCU will be working together with:

  • University of Kragujevac, Serbia
  • University of Ioannina, Greece
  • Université de Tours, France
  • ST Microelectronics), France
  • AMM Manufacturing, Serbia
  • Progetto Impresa, Italy
  • CRM Group, Belgium

The project is due to receive funding of €1.2M, and is set to run until December 2021, with the possibility of an extension for a further 18 months.


ABOUT THE EIT’S HEI INITIATIVE

The EIT’s HEI Initiative is a key objective for the EIT as part of its new strategy, the EIT Strategic Innovation Agenda 20212027. The initiative aims to support higher education institutions with expertise and coaching, access to the EIT innovation ecosystem, and funding, enabling them to develop innovation action plans complementing the needs of individual higher education institutions. As part of its Pilot Phase, the initiative has provided funding to 23 projects, with the next call for proposals expected towards the end of 2021.

ABOUT THE EIT

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) strengthens Europe’s ability to innovate by powering solutions to pressing global challenges and by nurturing entrepreneurial talent to create sustainable growth and skilled jobs in Europe. The EIT is an EU body and an integral part of Horizon Europe, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The Institute supports dynamic pan-European partnerships, EIT Knowledge and Innovation Communities, among leading companies, research labs and universities.


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