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Market leaders challenge startups to obtain funding of up to 50,000 EUR. Last days of recruitment for the MIT Enterprise Forum CEE acceleration program.
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Adamed Pharma, Coca-Cola HBC Poland and the Baltic States, MCX Group, JD Group, PZU and Żabka Polska are challenging startups as part of the MIT Enterprise Forum CEE acceleration program, for which recruitment is about to end. The MIT EF CEE acceleration partners are looking for modern solutions among program participants, the purpose of which is to identify and support the most innovative startups from Poland, and Central and Eastern Europe. Through participation, startups gain direct access to leading market leaders, a chance to win 22,000 EUR as part of the CVC Young Innovator Award competition, and invitations to the weekly Boston Bootcamp online. Additionally, foreign startups interested in developing their business on the Polish market may apply for funding of up to 50,000 EUR in the Poland Prize program.

Take the challenge

The world is constantly changing, presenting us with new challenges. In order to keep up, we need innovations to help us solve ever newer problems. Nowadays, with the rapid development of technology, challenges arise more often and faster than ever before. This is why larger companies need startups to help them introduce the latest solutions. Today, large corporations are looking for answers to the following questions:

  • How can we improve the wind and solar energy production process?
  • How can we apply AI in sales and marketing to increase transaction volumes?
  • How can we enrich the shopping experience in unmanned stores?
  • How can we maximize the efficiency of the construction process while reducing its impact on the environment?
  • What solutions can we implement in the area of telemedicine?
  • How can we streamline the drug discovery and marketing process?
  • And many more!

The above challenges are those that the corporations and partners of the MIT EF CEE program have to face, and their goal is to find startups that are ready to bring their innovative ideas to life.

In return, the startups receive an opportunity to establish long-term cooperation with leading corporations and gain a huge market advantage. Partners of MIT EF CEE offer a unique opportunity to use their developed infrastructure, as well as the global network of contacts, or get help from experts.

For a full list of areas from which MIT EF CEE partners are seeking solutions, click here: [link]

Additional benefits of the Autumn 2021 edition of MIT Enterprise Forum CEE

However, the MIT EF CEE Accelerator Program is not only an opportunity to work with leading corporations. Through participation in the program, startups can gain:

  • Help from experienced experts from all over the world. Each startup has the opportunity to choose mentors appropriate to its needs in order to receive the best possible support.
  • Opportunity to participate in courses and workshops that will help you create or revise your core business.
  • A chance to win one of three invitations to Boston Bootcamp online – a week-long training series led by representatives of Boston’s innovation ecosystem.
  • A chance to win a prize of 22,000 EUR from CVC Capital Partners for a startup whose idea will be recognized as the most innovative solution to social challenges.
  • A chance for Poland Prize funding in the amount of up to 50,000 EUR for foreign startups looking for business partners on the Polish market. More information about this funding can be found here: [link].

Are you developing a technology startup? Seize your chance to gain a huge market advantage and apply to the MIT EF CEE Accelerator Program today! Applications can be submitted until July 7 via

The Main Partners of the autumn edition of the MIT Enterprise Forum CEE acceleration program are Adamed Pharma, Coca-Cola HBC Poland and the Baltic States, and MCX Group. Supporting Partners include: CVC Capital Partners, HubHub, JD Group, PZU, Vetasi and Żabka Polska.

The Poland Prize by MIT EF CEE program is implemented under Measure 2.5 of the Intelligent Development Operational Program financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

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