The EIT Digital Challenge is a pan-European contest to identify the best digital technology scaleups that seek to grow their business in Europe and beyond. Scaleups can win an international growth package worth €100,000 that includes a full year dedicated support by the EIT Digital Accelerator worth €50,000 plus a cash prize of €50,000.
The EIT Digital Accelerator helps European digital ventures to secure international customers and raise capital. Since 2012, the Accelerator has supported more than 250 companies and facilitated over €80 million in investments.
Both the contest and the accelerator program are part of EIT Digital, a leading European player in innovation and entrepreneurial education that brings together a network of over 130 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes. It invests in strategic areas to accelerate the market uptake of research-based digital technologies.