The EIT Jumpstarter, the pre-acceleration programme backed by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, has named the seven highest-promising start-ups in the field of health, food, raw materials, energy, urban mobility, manufacturing and New European Bauhaus. A solution for paralysed patients to communicate independently (BirgerMind, EIT Health), an innovation that aggregates the battery capacity […]
EIT Jumpstarter has reached its second phase, with 183 teams entering the Bootcamps in seven categories. Applicants will learn essential entrepreneurial skills and evaluate and upgrade their ideas with the help of expert trainers and mentors. The most committed teams will be ready to launch their start-up by the end of their journey. Participants from […]
The winners of the EIT Jumpstarter Grand Final have had some time to rest after this great challenge and are now here to reflect on the competition, on their future plans, and the challenges ahead.
As the end of the year is approaching, many of us start the countdown not only to Christmas but to one of the most exciting and complex start-up competitions in Europe: EIT Jumpstarter. Get ready to be amazed by the power of innovation and tune in to the Grand Final on the 1st of December […]
A former winner of the Manufacturing category, ArcLub One, took first place at the BoostUp! RIS 2021 competition, this time in the “Create” category. The Slovenian start-up’s unique system provides innovative and sustainable cooling and lubrication in CNC machines.
EIT Jumpstarter has reached its second phase with 220 teams entering the Bootcamps in seven distinct categories. Applicants will learn basic entrepreneurial skills and will evaluate and upgrade their ideas with the help of expert trainers and mentors. By the end of their journey, the most committed teams will be ready to launch their start-up.
EIT Jumpstarter’s 2021 edition saw a record number of applications, 548 teams registered to participate in this year’s programme. Although the eligibility checks are still ongoing by the participating Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs), this is still a huge increase compared to last year. Let’s dive into the preliminary results.
Unmanned Systems, finalist of EIT Jumpstarter 2020 showcases the excellent opportunities EIT Jumpstarter provides you with – even if you do not finish on the podium. Spoiler alert: NASA is involved too.
EIT Jumpstarter also joined the New European Bauhaus initiative that was kicked off by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission in October 2020 with an article published on europa.eu and on several European media. The movement is kicking off with citizens from across Europe contributing to it. But what is New European […]
Ligence is the perfect example of a successful start-up journey in the EIT ecosystem. They started as rookies in the EIT Jumpstarter back in 2019, finishing second in the Health category, then won EIT Health’s InnoStars Awards a year later. Now they are working with hospitals and planning to release their product in the summer. […]