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BioInItaly 2020: Application deadline 9 Feb

Are you a startup active in Circular Bioeconomy or Red Biotech and Medical Devices? If so, we remind you of the new call for the Intesa Sanpaolo StartUp Initiative, our international acceleration platform which selects promising high-tech startups, coaches them and connects them with financial and corporate investors.

Startups selected for our programs are eligible for several thousand Euros’ worth of investor readiness training and feedback, made available at no charge by qualified coaches and industry experts. The most promising startups will access Italian and international Investor Arenas to pitch in front of financial investors and industrial partners.

We are now gearing up for a new cycle, and would be happy to have you on board!

Here you can find a recap for the call, whereas all details are available in the document below.

  • Circular Bioeconomy 
    • Applications for the Environment and Agriculture / Blue and Green Biotech: nutrient looping; organic fertilizer; organic waste / by-products exploitation; urban farming models, etc.
    • Aplications for Industry / white Biotech: bioenergy, innovative biomaterials, bio-based chemicals (i.e. dyes), alternatives to animal protein, CO2 capture and valorization, etc.
  • Red Biotech and Medical Devices
    • probiotic and prebiotic drugs, nutraceutical, molecular diagnostics, biopharma / biodrugs, etc.


Application DeadlineFeb 9 2020

How to apply: Submit a free-form business plan or executive summary of your project via our online application form.


Wish you the best of luck!