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20 March 2020 North-East, Albania, Armenia Do you have a unique business idea and want to enhance your entrepreneurial skills? Get involved with Europe’s largest thematic innovation network, learn how to develop your business plan and pitch your idea to future investors.



Turn your innovative idea into a budding business

EIT Jumpstarter, recognised 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 fourth edition will be organised in collaboration with six knowledge and innovation communities: EIT RawMaterials, EIT Health, EIT Food, EIT InnoEnergy, EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility, initiated and funded by the EIT.

EIT Jumpstarter is ideal for teams with innovative business idea, who want to jumpstart their company. With the contribution of best-in-class experts, creative community, unique know-how our aim is to support idea-holders to turn their ideas into business. We help them build a viable business model around their innovative product or service idea, validate it and if their business idea is proven to be sustainable, we encourage them to register their company.

Deadline: Due to COVID-19 prolonged till April 5th

Deadline: Due to COVID-19 prolonged till April 5th


Why it is unique?

EIT Jumpstarter is a very selective, competitive program; participating in it opens doors towards the European markets and connects the best teams with the three EIT Communities’ large industrial partners such as GE Healthcare, Siemens, Philips, Roche, Bosch, Nestlé, Pepsico and Maspex, among others.

Target groups

Scientific project teams, innovators, scientists, PHD students or master’s students.

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Due to COVID-19 the application deadline is prolonged till April 5th