Business Idea Competition of the EIT

The “Business Idea Competition 2017” of the EIT RawMaterials is now open.

The Competition seeks innovative ideas from individuals, research teams, entrepreneurs and early stage startups for new products, processes and services in the raw materials value chain.

The deadline for submission of the ideas is May 31st.

Two webinars will be organised on May 12th and 19th to train potential applicants on how to develop an idea into a business model.

The ideas selected will be supported by the EIT RawMaterials through coaching and training, to develop a business model and produce a preliminary Business Plan. The finalists will pitch in the Final Ceremony in front of a Jury constituted by partners of the EIT RawMaterials, the world’s largest community in the raw materials sector that collaborate on finding innovative solutions to improve the raw materials sector along the entire value chain – from extraction to processing, to recycling and reuse.

The prizes for the competition amount to 112.500 Euro.

More information, rules and templates are available at: