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EIT Digital Challenge

SCALE UP YOUR DIGITAL TECH BUSINESS

The EIT Digital Challenge is the leading pitching competition focused on fast-growing European deep tech scaleups - late stage startups - seeking to accelerate their growth.

The contest runs in five categories: Digital Industry, Digital Cities, Digital Wellbeing, Digital Infrastructure and Digital Finance.

The chosen 25 finalists within the categories are selected to pitch their product or service in front of an international jury of corporates and investors at the final event in October. The two best companies per category will gain 12 months in the EIT Digital Accelerator worth €50,000 to scale up their business internationally. On top of that, the first prize winner in each category receives a cash prize of €50,000.

Meet the 25 finalists of the EIT Digital Challenge 2018:

Meet the 25 finalists of the EIT Digital Challenge 2018

PRIZE

Our prize package offers everything you need to take your business to the next level:

  • €100,000
    Prize Package
  • Market access and fundraising support
  • Pan-European innovation network
  • International
    visibility
€100,000 PRIZE PACKAGE
The two best companies per category will gain 12 months in the EIT Digital Accelerator worth €50,000 to scale up their business. On top of that, the first prize winner in each category receives a cash prize of €50,000.
MARKET ACCESS & FUNDRAISING SUPPORT
Join the EIT Digital Accelerator and benefit from a dedicated team of 40 business and financing experts operating from 14 major European cities and a hub in Silicon Valley. We support you in securing international target customers and raising venture capital.
PAN-EUROPEAN INNOVATION NETWORK
Get access to our network of 150+ renowned partners across Europe consisting of corporations, SMEs, startups, universities and research institutes.
INTERNATIONAL VISIBILITY
We will communicate your success and share your story through our powerful on- and offline channels and leading European media outlets, generating valuable international exposure for your business.
€100,000 PRIZE PACKAGE
The two best companies per category will gain 12 months in the EIT Digital Accelerator worth €50,000 to scale up their business. On top of that, the first prize winner in each category receives a cash prize of €50,000.
MARKET ACCESS & FUNDRAISING SUPPORT
Join the EIT Digital Accelerator and benefit from a dedicated team of 40 business and financing experts operating from 14 major European cities and a hub in Silicon Valley. We support you in securing international target customers and raising venture capital.
PAN-EUROPEAN INNOVATION NETWORK
Get access to our network of 150+ renowned partners across Europe consisting of corporations, SMEs, startups, universities and research institutes.
INTERNATIONAL VISIBILITY
We will communicate your success and share your story through our powerful on-and offline channels and leading European media outlets, generating valuable international exposure for your business.


Get inspired by our previous winners and take a closer look at the Ignition Days 2016.

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