The Premio Nazionale per l’Innovazione (PNI) is a competition between high innovative business projects, coming from the scientific research of students and researchers.

List of the selected start up

Press: Sole 24 OreConsorzio Arca

startcupStart Cup Palermo is a  prize competition, fostered by Università degli Studi di Palermo, Consorzio ARCA and SINTESI S.u.r.l., between teams developing innovative business ideas based on scientific research.

List of the winners

Press: Universita’ degli Studi di PalermoVivere IngegneriaYounipaTriwu


Il Bendigo Inventor Awards  is a competition fostered by the city of Bendigo (Victoria, Australia) designed to unearth the best new inventions and innovations. The Awards aim to identify, support and promote original ideas that will create employment and technological development.

List of the winners

Press: City of Greater  Bendigo


The AdottUp project, where SMEsapply for becoming the incubator of new business ideas, is fostered by Confindustria Piccola Industria in collaboration with Area Politiche Territoriali, Innovazione and Education of Confindustria, the Young Entrepreneurs and the professionals of the Economic System Associations with the aim of promoting the match between SMEs and start ups. The Intesa Sanpaolo Group is partner of this project with the formal agreement “Dare valore alle imprese: estero, crescita e nuova imprenditoria”. (

look at the Maria’s interview for AdottUP!

List of the selected start up


eCapital is a competition between innovative business ideas, made of intermediate steps and a final objective: it is an opportunity to move from simple creative ideas to business.

List of the selected start up