Wroclaw Research Centre EIT+ (WRC), Poland

EIT LogoWRC EIT+ is a new research organisation in the Lower Silesia Region with the aim to influence the development of hard innovation - product- and process technology as well as soft innovation - organisational, marketing and social in the region.

WRC EIT+ Ltd. was established in 2007 as specially targeted vehicle company in order to build and strengthen knowledge-based economy in Lower Silesia. The Shareholders of the company are: Regional Self-government (Lower Silesia region), Universities (Wroclaw University of Technology, University of Technology, University of Economics, University of Environmental Science, University of Medicine) and the Municipality of Wroclaw .

The Company is running research projects in the domain of biotechnology, nanotechnology, medical technologies, advanced materials, telecommunication technologies. It is playing an important role in promotion of R&D services through international platforms and partnering clusters.

More information: http://www.eitplus.pl/language/en/ 


Project Info

Key Stats

  • Project Number: 290771
  • FP7 theme: New innovation processes including Social Innovation (collaborative project)
  • EU Contribution: EUR 2.5 mio. 
  • Project Start: 1 January 2012
  • Project End: 1 January 2015
  • Coordinator: Jeremy Millard, John Rene Keller  Lauritzen

Socio-economic sciences and humanities

Tepsie is part of this (SSH) theme whose overall objectives are :-

  • research activities in the field of socio-economic sciences and humanities; 
  • generating an in-depth, shared understanding of complex and interrelated socio-economic challenges Europe is confronted with in an enlarged EU;
  • the development of an improved knowledge base for policies in all fields concerned.

For more information visit the Europa website

Seventh Framework

FP7 research activities will strengthen Europe’s scientific and technology base and ensure its global leadership in ICT, help drive and stimulate product, service and process innovation and creativity through ICT use and ensure that ICT progress is rapidly transformed into benefits for Europe’s citizens, businesses, industry and governments. For more about FP7

Social Innovation

Read more about Social Innovation on Wikipedia


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