Movendos made it to the finals in the European wide EIT Digital competition
EIT Digital Challenge competition is targeted for European scaleups. Companies from 16 countries have been chosen to the finals. In the Digital Wellbeing category there are nine finalists. Movendos is the only finalist from Finland in this category. The winner will be awarded in the end of November in Eindhoven. In addition to financial reward, the winner will get EIT Digital’s support for international growth.
EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation. EIT Digital delivers breakthrough digital innovations to the market and breeds entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and improved quality of life in Europe. It does this by mobilising a pan-European ecosystem of over 130 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes. As a Knowledge and Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, EIT Digital is focused on entrepreneurship and is at the forefront of integrating education, research and business by bringing together students, researchers, engineers, business developers and entrepreneurs.
EIT Digital invests in strategic areas to accelerate the market uptake of research-based digital technologies focusing on Europe’s strategic, societal challenges: Digital Industry, Digital Cities, Digital Wellbeing and Digital Infrastructure.
Movendos provides an online coaching platform that enables health and wellness professionals to offer personalised, holistic online coaching driving long-term engagement and reducing costs.
”It’s great to be one of the finalists, because the Digital Wellbeing companies in Europe are high-class. We decided to join the competition, because EIT Digital is a well known and well recognized organization among European scaleups. Our turnover and amount of customers has reached a stable level in Finland, so it’s time to search for growth first in Europe and then globally. The Digital Challenge competition and the support by EIT Digital will effect positively on our growth targets”, says Arto Leppisaari, the CEO of Movendos.
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