Turn your innovative idea into a budding business
IMPORTANT UPDATE: EIT Jumpstarter will take place online. DEADLINE is prolonged until 5 April 2020.
Apply for the new edition of the EIT Jumpstarter 2020, one of the most well-known European pre-accelerator programmes.
Focus on Central-Eastern and Southern European talents
The programme has a special focus on Central-Eastern and Southern European talents who want to validate their business concept, develop a business plan and pitch their ideas to the potential future investors. In the previous editions, over 90 teams from 13 countries were already trained, mentored and supported in expanding impactful ideas into powerful business models.
Building a business in a unique cross-industry environment
If you are an innovator in the following domains: raw materials, healthcare, agri-food, energy, manufacturing or urban mobility with an innovative business idea, then this programme is perfect for you.
EIT Jumpstarter is open to students, PhDs, researchers or entrepreneurs. Participants will learn how to get started on building a business in a unique cross-industry environment: how to create a team, business processes, and organisational design. The primary focus is put on quantitative business model building. Through the EIT Jumpstarter programme, trainers and coaches will guide you to find the best fitting business model for your idea, and help you validate it. At the end of the program, graduates will prepare their pitch deck, business model canvas, competitive landscape, go-to-market strategy and a roadmap.
The EIT Jumpstarter 2020 is divided into four phases:
Phase 1: Submission of ideas - deadline is extended to 5 April 2020
Phase 2: Boot Camp and Coaching
Phase 3: Local Joint Trainings
Phase 4: Mentoring and Final Pitching
Through the programme, you will receive support from the best-in-class trainers and mentors , scholarship for the related travel costs and have a chance to win up to EUR 10 000!
- Further information
- Deadline for applications: 5 April 2020