Intesa Sanpaolo Start-up Initiative - Nanochallenge & Polymerchallenge 2010

Padova, Italy - November 26, 2010

Nanotechnologies & materials

The sixth national edition of the Intesa Sanpaolo Start-Up Initiative was dedicated to the nanotechnology sector.

The event was organized in cooperation with Veneto Nanotech and IMAST, and was followed by a round table titled “Rebooting Italy after the crisis: competence innovation and new opportunities” (“Il rilancio del Paese dopo la crisi: innovazione delle competenze e nuove opportunità”).

Over 30 start-ups applied for this edition; 11 gained access to the training and were admitted to the final Arena Meeting, where they pitched to over 50 attending investors, who collectively expressed over 50 interest manifestations.