South Hessian consortium EDITH receives funding from the European Commission to establish a European Digital Innovation Hub


Support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the public sector in their digital transformation. This is the goal of the so-called European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIHs), which the European Commission had announced for the first time by competition. A consortium in southern Hesse supported by the state government and coordinated by the House of Digital Transformation e.V. (HoDT) and with the other members GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Fraunhofer-Institut für Sichere Informationstechnologie SIT, Hessisches Zentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz hessian.AI, Mittelstand-Digital Zentrum Darmstadt and TechQuartier was successful in the competition with its project EDITH - Enabling Digital Transformation in Hesse and will now receive funding from the European Commission for at least three years.

Dr. Arjan Vink, Head of the staff unit Grant Office and Project Manager for EDIH at GSI/FAIR: „We are very pleased, together with the EDITH consortium partners and in an international environment, to share our knowledge of high-performance computing and project funding with small and medium-sized companies and municipalities in Hesse. In addition, we aim to, in particular, advance sustainable computing through consulting and via research and development projects in our Green IT Cube data center.”(CP)

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