Intesa Sanpaolo Start-up Initiative - Nanochallenge & Polymerchallenge 2012

Padova, Italy - October 31, 2012

Nanotechnologies and materials

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The twentysecond national edition of the Intesa Sanpaolo Start-Up Initiative will be entirely dedicated to the Nanotechnologies and Materials sector.

The event is organized in cooperation with Veneto Nanotechand IMAST and coincides with the Nanochallenge & Polymerchallenge 2012.

If you want to attend the event, please write to

Selected Start-Ups
  • New solutions to improve process efficiency and recovering waste in solar cells and microchips production processes.
  • Medfiber is an early-stage venture that develops a biomedical non-invasive pressure sensor for medical devices.
  • We offer computational molecular modelling-based solutions to dramatically reduce the risk of immunogenicity in protein therapeutics.
  • Our product is innovative, with moderate prize and it does not show any risk of transmittable disease because is a synthetic material.
  • Nano dosimeters to reduce the clinical risk from ionizing radiation therapy and radiology through a more reliable in vivo measuring of it.
  • InnovaNano will develop high-payload and biocompatible nanocapsules for delivering natural\synthetic antineoplastic drug to cancer patients.
  • sensichips - microsensors for health and safety
  • We produce innovative injectable polyurethanes (PURs) for application in the field of cosmetic surgery and regenerative medicine.
  • HELIV has developed a revolutionary lighting technology capable of generating intense colored light from transparent surfaces
  • We are transforming the consumer electronics markets by enabling devices to be paper thin, flexible, and printable like newspaper.
  • Enerize Corporation has developed nanostructured transparent polymer materials for encapsulation of PV modules and optical devices.
  • Graphenics provides engineering services and materials to enhance the properties of plastics via a patented process to produce graphene.
  • A new production technology to disrupt the industrial manufacturing of thin film coatings.
  • A company-laboratory working on special polymers and renewable energy solutions.