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

Application May 6 – July 6

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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


Join us on a road trip to THE Polish startup event Infoshare!

EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge & our ARISE Europe program invite startups to a...-

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Founders' Pit Stop goes Europe with, Ballou PR & DigitalK, May 22, Sofia

On May 22, Idea Challenge,, Ballou PR and DigitalK invite you to a...-

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Founders' Pit Stop on how to secure US-Funding

Save-the-Date for our first meetup in Munich: One of the founders of Idea Challenge...-

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Idea Challenge teams keep winning and growing!

Tinnitracks & 3YourMind awarded at the German contest "Germany-Land of Ideas" The...-

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On the road again - In May you can meet us at the following events

In May we will "go the extra mile" for you and travel to all the cool startup events in...-

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Founders' Pit Stop on EU-Funding in coop with SME Instrument, June 5th

Come to our next Founders' Pit Stop in Berlin in cooperation with the SME...-

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Meet us at Latitude59 & Garage48 in Tallinn

From May 13th till May 15th you will meet EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge and some of the...-

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Second EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge Kicks-off: Apply till July 6th!

EIT ICT Labs calls for high-growth European startups active in digital technologies to apply for...-

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Heureka! CHINO pitched into the finals!

Great success for one of our Idea Challenge winner 2014 in the category Cyber Security &...-

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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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