EIT ICT Labs builds on five co-location centres – Berlin, Eindhoven, Helsinki, Paris, and Stockholm – to create a world-class network of innovation hotspots. These main hotspots are complemented with our extensive network of local and international innovation partners. EIT ICT Labs inspires creative students, researchers, and business people to embrace a risk taking and entrepreneurial attitude and help them to identify new business opportunities. EIT ICT Labs catalyzes the creation of strong ventures and help them to grow to become the future world leaders in the ICT arena. EIT ICT Labs makes Europe the preferred place for ICT innovation attracts top talent, R&D units of large companies and investors from all over the world.
– Becoming a KIC is a tremendous opportunity for us to make Europe the global leader in ICT innovation, says Magnus Madfors, acting CEO of EIT ICT Labs. We have the team, the experience, and we are ready to start building a world class innovation ecosystem, turning the potential of the Future Information Society into benefits for the citizens of Europe and the world.