The Open Innovation Factory 2023 has been launched by EIT Digital, an organisation co-financed by the European Union. The Open Innovation Factory 2023 aims to accelerate growth and support deep tech digital companies at an early stage. The programme has five main axes: Digital Tech, Digital Industry, Digital Cities, Digital Wellbeing and Digital Finance) – in the EIT Digtal Strategic Innovation Agenda 2022-2024.

Selected applications will be awarded funding by EIT Digital and will also be included in EIT Digital’s European network of over 350 partners from industry, research and academia Investment and public sector. Applicant teams should be willing to cooperate intensively over a period of six months with a common plan for the development of an innovative product or service and/or gain market ownership.


  • EIT Digital financial support (up to EUR 400 000)
  • Aid to attract follow-on investors and clients
  • Mentoring: Coaching
  • Access to 350 + EIT Digital innovation ecosystem partners across Europe

For more information on the current call, please consult the following link.

The deadline for application is 13 November 2023.

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