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"The Twin City Headquarters"

Austria and Slovakia join forces in the run for the headquarters of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology
bridges vol. 17, April 2008 / Letter from Brussels

by Martin Schmid

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Some may recall the December 2006 Letter from Brussels analyzing the European Commission's proposal for regulating the establishment of the EIT. Sixteen months later, on April 9, 2008, the regulation was published in the EU's official journal, having finally been adopted unanimously by the 27 Member States and the European Parliament. Now called the European Institute of Innovation and Technology to emphasize its main goal of boosting Europe's innovation capacity, the institute will still use the abbreviation "EIT."

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