The Gaetano Marzotto Award 2017 has been launched yesterday: the prestigious award, at its seventh edition, is looking for young entrepreneurs, who are able to match business interests with social needs.
From 2010 to today, Gaetano Marzotto Award has provided startups and innovative projects with over 6 million Euros in prizes and support courses, with 286 finalists selected, more than 4500 applications received, 40 incubators and accelerators involved and a hundred jurors and active operators. Overall, the Award contributed to create connections, resulting in ten million Euros in indirect investment.
The Award for Enterprise and the Award from Idea to Company have been improved for this edition: the first consists in 300,000 Euros for companies with a turnover, at least of 100,000 Euros or a financial or industrial partner (with the exception of companies in Bio/med/ life science/ healthcare sectors); the second one consists in 50,000 Euros for startups with a team whose average age is under 35.
The areas of interest include ICT / IOT tech, Industry 4.0, Clean / Energy tech, FinTech / RegTech, Transportation / Logistic, Digital, Life Science, Nanotech, Fashion & Design, Robotics, Agrifood, and Tourism. Plus, through the participation in the two announcements, there are over 30 affiliate channels offered by affiliated incubator networks and science and technology parks and the various special promoted prizes from corporate partners, including LVenture Group and LUISS ENLABS.
To participate in the competition fill this online form, you can send your project until June 12th. It’s a great opportunity, don’t miss it!