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EIT’s Higher Education Programme extended to 2027 after successful pilot

05. Jan 2024

The EIT Higher Education Institutions Initiative (HEI) will be extended until 2027. The initiative supports systemic transformations within universities to unlock the full innovation and entrepreneurship potential of higher education institutions.

During the programme’s pilot phase, 359 HEIs and 179 non-academic were supported with EUR 69 million. Across 65 projects, more than 40,000 students, academic staff, and non-academic staff received training in innovation and entrepreneurship and over 1,000 start-ups and scale-ups received support.