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EIT Digital Challenge – Scale up your digital tech business


EIT Digital announced the 5th edition of its EIT Digital Challenge and is again looking for the most innovative European digital tech scaleups. 

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.

Who can apply?

Growth stage startups (scaleups) based in EU28, with a min. annual revenue of €300.000 or €2 Million in equity investment, that are max 10 years old. Applications are open for the following categories: Digital Industry, Digital Cities, Digital Wellbeing, Digital Infrastructure, and Digital Finance

What’s the prize? 

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.

How can I apply? 

You will find more information and the application form here: www.challenge.eitdigital.eu

When is the submission deadline?

The submission phase ends on 14 June 2018.