Instituto Superior Técnico is as a strategic partner for the new Knowledge and Innovation Community EIT Innoenergy and includes co-location IBERIA whose main activity theme is renewable energy. Being a founder of the EITInnoenergy, IST positions itself at the level of the European leaders in this strategic area for the future of Europe and the world. EDP is the national company associated to this initiative.
Knowledge and Innovation Communities are innovative “webs of excellence”: highly integrated partnerships that bring together education, technology, research, business and entrepreneurship in order to build a critical mass to position Europe as a world leader in the knowledge triangle (education, research and innovation) and its transfer to business and society.
The mission of EIT Innoenergy is carried out through 3 lines of activity, in the area of Energy:
- Excellence in Education through the award of Master and PhD academic degrees bearing an “EIT label”.
- Promoting Research and Innovation, building a critical mass, in order to position Europe as a world leader in the knowledge-sharing and transfer into new business opportunities.
- Stimulating Entrepreneurship, with actions of support to innovative ideas positioned closed to market, through the acceleration program Highway.
“The EIT Label is a quality seal awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to a KIC educational programme that has been assessed positively by the EIT on the implementation of the EIT Quality Assurance and Learning Enhancement (EIT QALE) system and the application of specific quality criteria with focus on the EIT Overarching Learning Outcomes (EIT OLOs), robust entrepreneurship education, highly integrated, innovative ‘learning‐by‐doing’ curricula, international mobility and outreach.”
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