Entities based outside Europe can contribute to projects under the following conditions:
Be a legal entity and have the capability to contribute to the EIT Manufacturing activities.
The application for admission to the Association by a legal entity as Network Partner must be addressed in writing to the Management Team via the CLC Director proposing that candidate Network Partner.
The Management Team shall evaluate the applications for admission as a Network Partner, and shall decide on such application. When deciding upon such application, the Management Team shall apply the principles of transparency and non-discrimination and shall in any case motivate its decision. In case of rejection by the Management Team, the applicant Network Partner shall have the right to appeal against the decision of the Management Team with the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board shall decide about this appeal at the first useful Supervisory Board meeting following the respective appeal.
Partnership fees and rights:
- Network Partners may participate in activities with zero EIT funding but will not have the right to lead activities.
- Network Partners cannot participate in the EIT Manufacturing Partner Assembly.
Comply with EIT Manufacturing applicable regulations, the Statutes, the By-Laws, and the decisions taken by the bodies of the Association.
How to submit a Network membership request:
If interested in becoming a Network Partner, please email the EIT Manufacturing office of your region. They will take you through the application process.
Read more about the application process in the dedicated section – Become a member