The new knowledge and innovation community InnoLife
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) supported an establishment of the new knowledge and innovation community InnoLife. It is a consortium of more than 50 partners (and 90 associated companies) among universities, research organizations and private companies. The main objective is to support business development and innovations for healthy living and active aging.
Besides that, InnoLife offers support to projects that seek to fulfill its objectives. For the area of energy efficient buildings is particularly interesting the specific challenge “to promote healthy living”. That makes the focus of InnoLife close to the platform ECHAlliance, which we wrote about earlier (here) and which is currently profiling in the Czech Republic.
Czech subjects to be eligible to gain financial support from InnoLife in the future
Unfortunately, no Czech subject is a member of InnoLife yet. However, it is still possible to obtain a support for projects resolving some of the InnoLife issues through the cooperation with member organizations, as usual in other communities of EIT (e.g. InnoEnergy). We mentioned this option at the BEFFA seminar, see the enclosed presentation.