Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)
The EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) enables the transfer of good practices and know-how using the EIT’s unique approach to boosting innovation across the entire continent. The objective of the RIS is to contribute to increasing the innovative capacity of countries and regions in Europe where the pace of innovation is modest or moderate.
EIT Manufacturing RIS supports innovative organisations with financial assistance and networking opportunities that are designed to increase the resilience and competitiveness of manufacturing in Europe.
Countries eligible to take part in the EIT RIS are:
- EU Member States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain.
- Third countries: Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine. These third countries, which are all listed in the European Innovation Scoreboard, will be fully eligible for the EIT RIS, following the successful conclusion of individual Horizon Europe Association Agreements.
- Outermost Regions: Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Réunion, Martinique, Mayotte and Saint-Martin (France), the Azores and Madeira (Portugal), and the Canary Islands (Spain).