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SCALE.CITIES presents an overview of current opportunities for startups in the city of Milan. These are acceleration proposals, funding opportunities, and calls for action focused on innovation, urban development, and internationalisation.

Indaco Venture [ deadline – 01/04/2019 ]

Indaco Venture – the leading venture capital fund in Italy, will support a company to become international. Candidates should be innovative Companies, with a company’s turnover of over one million euros and more than 30% of annual growth rate.

Candidates must have a defined international strategy, aiming to become European or Global Leader in their market segment in the next 18-24 months. The main areas of 10 Million Euro Call are: Digital, Electronics, Robotics, IoT, Medtech & Healthcare, New materials, and Cleantech.

Unicredit StartLab [ deadline – 16/04/2019 ]

The UniCredit Start Lab acceleration program is pleased to announce that it is now accepting proposals for 2019. Designed for startups and innovative SMEs that have been in operation for less than five years, the initiative gives a boost to new businesses through a range of different activities, from cash prizes to mentoring and network development services, and from management training to customized banking services.

UniCredit Launch Pad [ deadline – 16/04/2019 ]

The Program is reserved for Startups and innovative SMEs be founded in the North East area (made by Friuli Venezia Giulia – Trentino Alto Adige – Veneto), with a revenue of over € 250K in 2017. The companies have to be reported by an UniCredit local Partner.

Call HUB Ricerca e Innovazione [ deadline – 28/03/2019 ]

The Call is aimed at partnerships composed of companies (GI, MPMI also with public participation) and organizations for research and dissemination of knowledge (hereinafter Research Bodies or OdR), both public and private, including Universities, research institutes and IRCCS. Further information:

POR FESR 2014-2020: Linea innovazione [ deadline – 31/12/19 ]

The initiative is aimed at facilitating companies that implement product or process innovation projects in order to increase the degree of innovation in the Lombardy region.

Characteristics of the Financial Intervention

The initiative envisages a Financial Intervention consisting of a Medium-long term Loan, based on Finlombarda Spa and Intermediary Affiliated resources, accompanied by a Contribution to an interest account based on resources from the 2014-2020 ERDF ROP. The granting of the Loan is a necessary condition for the purpose of granting the interest subsidy. Further info:

The listed opportunities are provided by the city of Milan, if you want to learn more about how the city supports its local startup ecosystem, check their city profile.

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