"Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories." -- Laurie Anderson
EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation.
EIT Digital delivers breakthrough digital innovations to the market and breeds entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and improved quality of life in Europe. It does this by mobilising a pan-European ecosystem of over 200 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes.
EIT Digital invests in strategic areas to accelerate the market uptake and scaling of research-based digital technologies (deep tech) focusing on Europe’s strategic, societal challenges: Digital Tech, Digital Cities, Digital Industry, Digital Wellbeing, and Digital Finance.
EIT Digital is in partnership with BGI to develop projects that are aimed at promoting and developing the European startup ecosystem
Contact Person - Otito Dosumu, otito.dosumu[@]bgi.pt
ARISE Venture Program
The EIT Digital Venture Progam supports early-stage teams from 19 countries in finalizing an MVP and starting a company. With financial support up to 15,000 € and a 6-weeks pre-acceleration phase executed by 4 regional partners in Greece, Latvia, Portugal and Slovenia we help to launch digital tech businesses.
Read the most comprehensive reports on the Portuguese Entrepreneurial & Innovation (E&I) ecosystem. These are dynamic reports and a ground-breaking studies of the top 25 emerging Scaleups with Portuguese origin and the Portuguese Startup Ecosystem.
The reports present the opportunities and challenges in Portugal, especially from the point of view of Portuguese technology start-up founders. One of the major purpose of these reports is to educate, inform and guide the public, start-ups and investors respectively, regarding the Portuguese Start-up ecosystem
EIT Digital Accelerator
Tailor-made growth support for European tech scaleups
Secure international customers
Raise Series A-B funding
Join the leading European innovation ecosystem
Scale up internationally
Open Innovation activity brigs together corporates and startups, whereby Corporates pitch their challenges to Startups who have the innovation to address these challenges.