NEXT ENERGY CALL FOR IDEAS: SELECTION DAYS UNDERWAY

Training sessions begin today for the finalists of Call for Ideas, the competition aimed at teams and start-ups formed less than a year ago.
  • 10/01/2018
Next Energy Call for Ideas: Selection Days Underway

The 12 remaining start-ups will get to work and make the most of the various workshops and tutoring sessions.

The innovators will be hard at work for the next two days of training aimed at the teams selected for the Selection Days of the Next Energy Call for Ideas. The Next Energy initiative, promoted by Terna and the Cariplo Foundation, supports and rewards the most innovative ideas in the energy sector. 

The programme: at Cariplo Factory, the 12 remaining start-ups will get to work and make the most of various workshops and tutoring sessions aimed at preparing and perfecting the presentation of their ideas before submission to a panel of experts on 12 January.
Then, the jury – led by Catia Bastioli, Chairwoman of Terna – will select the top 10 projects that will have access to a fast-track and entrepreneurial-empowerment programme lasting three months. This programme will run from the beginning of February to the end of April, all across Italy. 
At the end of this process, the best idea will win a voucher worth € 50 thousand, to be used for further services.

On 16 January, the Selection Workshop of the Call for Growth Begins – Tuesday 16 January will see the launch of the “Selection Workshop” for the Call for Growth, the competition aimed at start-ups which have already gone to market, capable of offering solutions and ideas to support Terna’s business. The objective is to select up to 5 start-ups which will have access to growITup, an open-innovation platform created by Cariplo Factory to bring businesses and innovators together.

For more details, please visit nextenergy.cariplofactory.it