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Turn your innovative idea into a budding business!

Welcome to our joint EIT Jumpstarter Competition 2019 organised by EIT RawMaterials, EIT Health and EIT Food! EIT Jumpstarter Competition is an innovation contest aiming to reach out, identify and support the best ideas from researchers, professionals and early-stage start-ups, with a potential impact in the Raw Materials Value Chain.

Get engaged with Europe’s largest thematic innovation networks (EIT RawMaterials, EIT Health, EIT Food), learn how to validate your business concept, develop your business plan and pitch your idea to future investors. You will learn how to get started on building a business in a unique cross-industry environment: how to build a team, business processes, organizational design. The primary focus is on quantitative business model building. At the end of the program, graduates will prepare their pitch deck, business model canvas, competitive landscape, go-to-market strategy, roadmap.

Phase 2: Bootcamp and Coaching

The applicants selected in Phase 1 of the EIT Jumpstarter 2019 were invited to participate in a 2-day Bootcamp, where they will be trained on fundamental business skills (business modelling, pitching etc.). At the end of the Bootcamps, EIT RawMaterials will evaluate the pitch decks and the pitches and based on those will invite the best 50% of the participants to continue in Phase 3.

The fourth Bootcamp will take place in Naples, Italy.

The winners of the EIT Jumpstarter 2019 will receive a prize and will be involved in various events organised by the EIT RawMaterials, and have an opportunity to network with the world’s largest community in the raw materials sector.

Learn more about the EIT Jumpstarter 2019 here.