Grow your startup through EIT ICT Labs' leading European innovation network!

Application May 6 – July 6

Prizes in each category:

  • 1st Prize: 40,000 €
  • 2nd Prize: 25,000 €
  • 3rd Prize: 15,000 €
  • Access to EIT ICT Labs’ pan-European innovation network with more than 130 partners
  • International growth support through the EIT ICT Labs Business Development Accelerator
  • Use of our Co-Location Centres to connect to our innovation activities
  • Gain visibility with support from our marketing and communication experts


Founders' Pit Stop goes Europe in London on April 27th

Women see the world through another lense and do things differently than men, not better but...-

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EIT ICT Labs Lunch Talk on Friday 24 April

The topic of this week: Regenerative Management by Kim C. Korn The digitalizing...-

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Upcoming Events in April and May

We will be busy promoting Idea Challenge by participating in conferences and events all...-

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EIT ICT Labs Lunch Talk on April 10 at 12.00

The topic of this week: Beyond Moore’s Law by Professor Yrjö Neuvo The exponential...-

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Join our next Founders’ Pit Stop and test your Elevator Pitch

There is no second chance for the first impression. Prepare yourself for our...-

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Idea Challenge 2014: Success Stories

Successful QGo pitch on TV Show!  Congratulations to Jakob Schröger, CEO and founder...-

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Idea Challenge Finalist Earth Wind & Sun is pitching in the USA

The Italian startup 'Earth Wind & Sun‘, finalist in Idea Challenge 2014 in the category Smart...-

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Meet EIT ICT Labs Startups at CeBIT 2015

At CeBIT, one of the biggest IT B2B trade fairs of the world, a number of EIT ICT...-

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Undagrid is finalist at the 4YFN Awards

As finalist of the 4YFN - 4 Years from Now - Awards, Idea Challenge winner Undagrid will pitch at...-

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Main Facts

28 EU countries

Open for early stage startups from all 28 EU member countries

More than 130 partners

Become part of EIT ICT Labs' leading European innovation network with more than 130 partners

Internationalization support

Our Business Development Accelerator will help you grow internationally

Co-working space

Start your expansion with co-working space in one of our Co-Location Centres.

640.000 Euro prize money

We will support 24 teams in total – 3 per category – with a total prize money of 640.000 Euro

And the best...

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

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