THE MOST FOUNDERS FOCUSED
CEE CHALLENGE FOR DEEP TECHS

THE MOST FOUNDERS FOCUSED CEE CHALLENGE FOR DEEP TECHS

Let`s become Deep Tech CEE Rising Star, get funding, build business connections, and get regional visibility.

13.05 - 26.07.2024

28 - 30.10.2024

CEE Challenge submission of applications

Investor Day & CEE Summit (Warsaw, Poland)

13.05 - 26.07.2024

CEE Challenge submission of applications

28 - 30.10.2024

Investor Day & CEE Summit (Warsaw, Poland)​

28 - 30.10.2024

Investor Day & CEE Summit (Warsaw, Poland)

Why you should aplly to Deep Tech
CEE Challenge 2024?

Why you should aplly to the
CEE Challenge ?

Total value of prizes:

UP TO 1.000.000 1.000.000

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FUNDING

Get equity funding and an access to investors (VC, CVC, PE & Angels) focused on Deep Tech solutions, and schedule one-on-one meetings with them at Deep Tech CEE Investor Day 2024. Pitch on Summit's stage to collect feedback or use a small booth to attract interested partners.

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ACCELERATIONS

Get fast track to an equity-free funding acceleration programs. Develop your project in one of the program focused on deep tech solutions. Build your network, acquire early adopters or conduct a pilot with one of the partners.

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PARTNERS

Establish cooperation with world & regional leaders in your industry. Interest our partners in cooperation with you and acquire big brands as early adopters or testers of your solution.

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VISIBILITY

Win tickets, accommodation, and/or flights to the biggest tech events like Hello Tomorrow Global Summit 2025 (Paris) and European Innovation Council Summit 2025 (Brussels). Talk to industry media and promote your solution to a highly selective group.

DEEP TECH TRACKS

We welcome innovation across all tracks

WHO IS THE CHALLENGE FOR?

We welcome deep techs that are....

1. Startups, scaleups or projects based on R&D or high-tech engineering.

2. In the early stages of development, or the beginning of their commercialisation phase (TRL 2/3 – 8/9).

3. Based on a new technology, a scientific discovery, or a complex engineering process.

4. Addressing an unmet industrial, societal, or environmental need/problem, or creating a new market.

5. Composed of a team of at least 2 people.

6. Not a subsidiary or spin-off of an existing company.

7. Projects with high scientific or engineering risk and product-market fit risk.

TIMELINE

2024/2025

JURY

Sławomir Olejnik

CEO Deep Tech CEE/ Innovative Poland

Ela Wyraz

Program Board Coordinator

Paula Pul

CEO Lawmore

Arnaud De La Tour

CEO Hello Tomorrow

Anna Tórz

Project Manager CIVITTA

INVESTOR DAY

1:1 MEETINGS FOR VC FUNDS, INVESTORS, MANAGERS

AND 75+ SELECTED STARTUPS FROM THE CEE REGION

CEE INNOVATORS GALA

THE GRAND FINAL OF THE DEEP TECH CEE CHALLENGE 2024

PRESENTATIONS OF THE BEST 12+ CEE BASED DEEP TECHS

VIP AFTERPARTY

People, music, culture, food & drinks.

IT’S A TIME TO CHILL OUT, NETWORKING,
AND PARTY WITH CEE INNOVATORS!

CEE CHALLENGE PARTNERS

INTERNATIONAL PARTNER

ORGANIZER

SUMMIT & CHALLENGE PARTNERS

TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

SCOUTING PARTNER

We will present the following Partners soon