The Sure Path and Pd-Watch won the first edition of Think4South, a contest organized by Groupama Assicurazioni in partnership with LUISS ENLABS, STMicroelectronics and Swiss Re.
The awarding cerimony took place on 6th July.
Think4South awards and supports projects capable of offering innovative tech solutions for risk prevention. The ultimate goal of the initiative is responding to social, economic and technological challenges of the 21st century in order to enable the area of Southern Italy to become more resilient and capable of turning sources of tension into valuable opportunities.
“We are proud of the results that this initiative has so far achieved. Within two months, Think4South has had 45.000 visits on its website, 600 applications and over 100 projects”, claims Giorgia Freddi, Director of Communication and External Relations at Groupama Assicurazioni. “With this contest, we want to emphasize our attention toward Southern Italy”, she continues.
The Sure Path got the first prize. The startup, presented by Catania Smart Park, offers a solution for choosing the best insurance for you. While Pd-Watch, that won the second prize, develops a wearable device to monitor patients affected by Parkinson.
“We believe that new jobs and new business may come from the younger generation, if supported by mentors. This is why we support initiatives such as this one of Groupama Assicurazioni” said Andrea Gumina, advisor of the Ministry of Economic Development, during the awarding cerimony.