EC Opinion on the independent expert evaluation of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
Dec 22, 2011
On 30 November 2011 the European Commission published its opinion on the independent expert evaluation of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) outlining recommendations from the independent external evaluation the EIT shall implement. According to the EC the EIT approach has demonstrated strong potential and should focus on strengthening existing centers of excellence. The focus of the EIT for the period 2011-2014 should be on consolidation and delivery. It should put in place robust procedures developed through a mutual learning process with the existing KICs. The EIT should continue to develop, in collaboration with the European Commission and the current Knowledge Innovation Communities (KICs), further simplified procedures for the operation of the EIT under Horizon 2020.
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