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Circularity Goes Digital

What We Are Looking For

The Circular Economy Lab of Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center and Cariplo Factory, in partnership with Microsoft Italia, have launched “Circularity goes Digital,” a circular open innovation initiative. This initiative aims to launch an acceleration process to foster the adoption of the circular economy models to reduce the negative impacts of the current linear economic model and to migrate towards new business processes, re-designing economic and social growth.

Selected startups will have the opportunity to take part in a personalized matching process with Mid and Large Corporations from the Microsoft and Intesa Sanpaolo network in several sectors to define and develop pilot projects. Microsoft will ensure technical support and access to its startup programs.

We are looking for the best innovative companies focusing on the following areas:

  • Design out waste & pollution
  • Supply chain optimization
  • Products and material life extension

Deadline

October 30, 2020

Our Experience

We have collaborated closely with business incubators and accelerators like The Floor, HKSTP, Techstars

How We Will Work With You

Selected startups will have the opportunity to take part in a personalized matching process with Mid and Large Corporate from Microsoft and Intesa Sanpaolo network in several sectors, to define and develop pilot projects. Microsoft will ensure technical support and access to their start-up programs.

Area of Interest

Industries

  • Materials & Manufacturing
  • Material life extension
  • Supply Chain
  • Waste management

Technologies

  • 3D printing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Augmented reality
  • Automation
  • Big data
  • Blockchain
  • Internet of things
  • Machine learning
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Robotics
  • Virtual reality

Development Stages

We are looking for post-seed start-ups and innovative small & medium-sized enterprises

Geographic Reach

Worldwide

Deadline

October 30, 2020

Who We Are

Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center is a company owned by Intesa Sanpaolo Banking Group, one of the top banking groups in Europe and a leader in Italy in all business areas (retail, corporate, and wealth management).

Our main goal is to explore the business models of the future to discover the new assets and skills needed to support the long-term competitiveness of the Group and its Customers, as we become the driving force of the New Italian Economy.

What We Do

We promote new technology use and support corporate transformation projects where responsible business models can reconnect business and society.

We facilitate access to innovative solutions supporting technological development, digital transformation, and automation by identifying the most promising startups and support them in their growth in domestic and international markets through acceleration programs, international soft-landing and scale-up programs, and open innovation.

We generate know-how and develop new assets and business opportunities through our Circular Economy Lab, Artificial Intelligence Lab, and Neuroscience Lab.

We invest in startups with our Corporate Venture Capital NEVA Finventures to encourage new business growth and to support the champions of tomorrow.

About Us

Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center Spa
Corso Inghilterra, 3
10138, Torino
Italy

MEMBER ELIGIBILITY


All member levels are eligible to recommend startups to this program.