EIT Digital Challenge

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SCALE UP YOUR DIGITAL TECH BUSINESS

Are you a fast-growing European digital technology scaleup? Does your product or service leverage digital technology applied to industry, cities, wellbeing, infrastructure or finance? Does your company already have annual revenues of €300k or €2M in funding, and is less than ten years old?

Apply for the EIT Digital Challenge and win an international growth package worth up to €100,000 to scale up your business.

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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.

EUROPEAN SCALEUP COMPETITION

EIT Digital Challenge - Apply now

The EIT Digital Challenge is an international pitching competition focused on deep tech scaleups - late stage startups - seeking to accelerate their growth. Deep tech companies create innovations that are built around unique, often protected or hard to reproduce technological or scientific advances. They have a strong research base and develop disruptive solutions that fuel the digital transformation.

In total, 25 scaleups in five categories will be 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. On top of that, the first prize winner in each category receives a cash prize of €50,000.



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