Top 10 of the best Deep Tech Startups in Europe

These are the 10 Best Deep Tech Startups in Europe - the EIT Digital Challenge 2018 Winners

EIT Digital has honored the best European Deep Tech start-ups to promote their international growth. With Cargonexx (Hamburg), Toposens (Munich), and Understand.AI (Karlsruhe), three German companies are among the winners.

For the fifth time, the European innovation network EIT Digital has honored the best European Deep Technology (Deep Tech) start-ups. This year, three German companies were among the winners of the EIT Digital Challenge: Cargonexx from Hamburg, Toposens from Munich and the Karlsruhe-based startup Understand.AI. The lucky winners can now look forward to growth support from the EIT Digital Accelerator.

Deep-Tech stands for highly complex technologies that are based on scientific research or technical innovations and fuel the digital transformation. Start-ups in the growth phase - so-called scale-ups - could apply in five categories: Digital Cities, Digital Industry, Digital Infrastructure, Digital Wellbeing and Digital Finance. 25 companies from 11 European countries were selected to compete in an exclusive pitch event in Brussels.