EIT Digital is a leading European open innovation organisation.
Their mission is to foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life in Europe. They bring together entrepreneurs from a partnership of over 130 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes.
EIT Digital invests in strategic areas to accelerate the market uptake of research-based digital technologies and to bring entrepreneurial talent and leadership to Europe. Their innovation and education activities are organised in and around their co-location centres, where students, researchers, engineers, business developers and entrepreneurs come together to drive the digitalisation of society.
EIT Digital is a Knowledge and Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Since 2010, EIT Digital has consistently mobilised talent, ideas, technologies, investments and business across Europe and beyond to stimulate disruptive digital innovation. EIT Digital headquarters are in Brussels with co-location centres in Berlin, Budapest, Eindhoven, Helsinki, London, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm, Trento and a hub in Silicon Valley.
EIT Digital Accelerator
The EIT Digital Accelerator supports European digital ventures to scale up their business in Europe and beyond.
They focus their support on two areas in particular:
- Access to Market
- Access to Finance
The EIT Digital Accelerator has a team of more than 40 dedicated international business developers and technology financing specialists operating from 14 major cities across 10 EU countries and a hub in San Francisco. They are expanding their reach to 16 EU countries through their partner network.