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EIT RawMaterials Hub - Regional Center Southern Italy

EIT 2020 - Jumpstarter

Ideas submission deadline: 5 April 2020 (closed).

Turn your innovative idea into a budding business!

Do you have an innovative business idea and want to jumpstart your business? The award-winning EIT Jumpstarter is back bringing together Europe’s six largest thematic innovation networks. If you want to set up tomorrow’s science-based business, apply today for the EIT Jumpstarter!

EIT Jumpstarter 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 Food, EIT Health, EIT InnoEnergy, EIT Manufacturing and EIT UrbanMobility), 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.

To enter the competition, submit your idea of an innovative product or service that can make an impact in the raw materials sector. The winners 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.

The EIT Jumpstarter 2020 is divided into four phases.