The new edition of EIT Jumpstarter, one of the most well-known European pre-accelerator programmes has just been announced. This year candidates can submit their innovative ideas in six thematic categories: healthcare, raw materials, agri-food, energy, manufacturing and urban mobility. Applications can be sent until 16 April.
EIT Jumpstarter, recognized as the 2019 Best Association Training Initiative in Europe, is one of the widest cross-industrial programmes designed for early-stage innovators who want to gain traction and jumpstart their business. The programme is especially focused on Central-Eastern and Southern European talents who want to validate their business concept, develop business plan and pitch their ideas to the potential future investors. In the previous editions, over 300 teams from 13 countries were already trained, mentored and supported in expanding impactful ideas into powerful business models.
Is it for me?
If you are an innovator in the following domains: healthcare, agri-food, raw materials, 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 organizational 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 preparetheir pitch deck, business model canvas, competitive landscape, go-to-market strategy and a roadmap.
What’s in it for me?
Through the programme you will receive support from the best-in-class trainers and mentors and have a chance to win up to €10 000.
Applications are open by 16 April 2021.
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