You have a vision how to revolutionise the information and communication technologies of tomorrow? We have what it takes to get your business up and running! 

Submit your idea and become part of the unique European innovation ecosystem of EIT ICT Labs.

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Prizes in each category:

  • 1st Prize: 40,000 €
  • 2nd Prize: 25,000 €
  • 3rd Prize: 15,000 €
  • Coaching and mentoring from experts of the EIT ICT Labs Business Development Accelerator
  • Integration into future EIT ICT Labs Action Line Activities
  • Integration into pan-European partner network of the EIT ICT Labs
  • Office space for up to 6 months in one of our Co-Location Centers

NEWS

Summary of a Successful Idea Challenge 2014

In the first Idea Challenge year, we have activated more than...

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Best Three Startups in the Category Urban Life & Mobility

On November 20th, EIT ICT Labs announced three new winners of the...

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New Partnership with CODE_n

What happens if a top global innovation contest teams up with a top...

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Best Three European Energy Startups Awarded

Out of 479 teams across Europe that have applied for the Idea...

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Idea Challenge is shortlisted for the European Excellence Award

In October EIT ICT Labs applied for the European Excellence Award (PR...

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Best six startups awarded in the categories Cyber Security & Privacy and Internet of Things

From 479 teams across the EU that applied for the Idea Challenge in...

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10 Finalists Selected in the Category Cyber Security & Privacy

Ten startups have been shortlisted out of 67 applicants in the...

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10 Finalists Selected in the Category Urban Life & Mobility

Ten startups have been shortlisted out of 187 applicants in the...

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11 Finalists Selected in the Category Internet of Things

Eleven startups have been shortlisted out of 163 applicants in the...

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Main Facts

28 EU countries

Open for innovators and early stage startups from all 28 EU member countries

More than 120 partners

Become part of the biggest innovation network in Europe with more than 120 partners

Coaching & Mentoring

Get coaching & mentoring from a team of experienced business developers

Co-working space

Get co-working space for up to 6 months in Europe’s startup hotspots

680.000 Euro prize money

We will support 24 teams in total – 3 per category – with a total prize money of 680.000 Euro

And the best...

And the best: We don’t take any equity!


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We are looking for revolutionary ideas in these eight topics:

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Submission is closed!

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