EIT Manufacturing brings together close to 70 European leading partners from business, education and research. Our partners come from diverse sectors, providing complementary skills that ensure we have the right team to address current manufacturing challenges and succeed in the dual digital and green transformation.

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EIT Manufacturing is composed of three main governing bodies, the Partner Assembly, Supervisory Board and Management Team. In addition, there are ancillary bodies with advisory functions, such as the EIT Manufacturing Innovation Forum, which started in 2021.

Through its various bodies, EIT Manufacturing ASBL (a not-for-profit association under French law with a seat in Paris) is responsible for developing and executing the organisation’s strategy and operations. As such, EIT Manufacturing ABSL is the main interlocutor with the EIT and the other EIT KICs. EIT Manufacturing has also established a commercial entity to manage its revenue streams.

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EIT Manufacturing is headquartered in Paris-Saclay and has five Co-Location Centers (CLCs) across Europe.


Co-Location Center Central

EIT Manufacturing Central gGmbH is located in Darmstadt, Germany. CLC Central covers Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxemburg, Ireland and Poland, the latter being classified as a RIS country.

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Co-Location Center East

EIT Manufacturing East GmbH is located in the Technology Center Seestadt in Vienna, Austria. CLC East serves twelve countries in Central and Eastern Europe: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

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Co-Location Center North

Located in the Chalmers Lindholmen in Gothenburg, Sweden, CLC North serves eight countries in northern Europe: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and the United Kingdom, of which three are part of the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS).

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Co-Location Center South

EIT Manufacturing’s Co-Location Centre South (CLC South), with its headquarters in Milan, Italy is one of the five Co-Location Centres. CLC South currently covers the Southern-Europe region comprising: Italy, Malta, Switzerland, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro.

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Co-Location Center West

EIT Manufacturing West, S.L. is located ocated in San Sebastian, in Northern Spain. CLC West serves three European countries: France, Portugal and Spain, of which the two latter are part of the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS).

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