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Applications Now Open for the Startup Competition EIT Digital Challenge 2019


Applications are now open for the startup competition for deep tech scaleups: The EIT Digital Challenge 2019. Fast-growing startups – so – called scaleups – are invited to apply in one of the following categories: Digital Tech, Digital Cities, Digital Industry, Digital Wellbeing, and Digital Finance.

25 companies will be selected and invited to an exclusive event in Brussels where they will pitch to a jury of high-profile corporates and investors. 10 winners will receive one year of tailored support from the EIT Digital Accelerator, valued at €50,000. In addition, the top winner in each category will receive a cash prize of €50,000.

To successfully apply for the EIT Digital Challenge 2019, the scaleups have to meet the following criteria:

  • based in an EU member state
  • be in the growth stage, to be proven by annual revenue of over €300,000 or min. €2m in total funding
  • be in their first ten years of existence.

The deadline for applications is 14 June 2019.

For further information and an application form, please visit the official announcement or the website of the competition: