European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations



EIT announced two winning Innovation Communities in manufacturing and urban mobility

07. Dec 2018

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced the winning teams that will set up Innovation Communities EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility.

MOBiLus, a consortium of 48 partners from 15 countries has won the EIT Urban Mobility - Mobility for Liveable Urban Spaces. Partners from Germany  are Hamburg, Munich, TU Munich, NF, Fraunhofer Society, BMW Group, Siemens, Unternehmer TUM, Volkswagen Truck & Bus.

Winner of EIT Manufacturing is a Made by Europe, a consortium of 50 partners from 17 countries. Partners from Germany are TU Braunschweig, TU Darmstadt, Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Festo, KUKA, Siemens, Stryker, Volkswagen.

The EIT will provide each of the winning partnerships with a start-up grant of up to EUR 4 million. Under Horizon2020, the EIT’s current annual funding to its Innovation Communities gradually increases to reach over EUR 80 million after few years of activity - provided that they achieve the expected results.  

Further information: EIT Website
EIT Urban Mobility:
EIT Manufacturing: