If you are one of the winning teams, you will have the opportunity to participate in a 4-month acceleration programme, organized and coordinated by PoliHub, aimed at supporting project growth and development, with specialized services and expertise.
The acceleration path will allow you to develop the proposed solution from both an entrepreneurial and technological perspective.
The Organizers and Partners of the Programme also make available equity-free Grants to cover acceleration programme, co-financed by PoliHub, and to cover the costs of developing the project.
PoliHub will also offer access to a network of founders, mentors, subject matter experts actively involved in the sectors of Climate Tech and sustainability.
Coaching & Mentoring
One-to-one meetings customized to the needs of the teams, with dedicated mentors and experts as supporting the various business projects.
A 4-month acceleration programme managed by PoliHub.
A network of founders, mentors, subject matter experts and investors from the business world, energy and the circular economy.
An equity free cash grant worth 40 thousand euros of which 25 thousand euros for the development of the project and 15 thousand euros to take advantage of the acceleration programme.
Collaboration with the corporate partners of the programme for PoC Development and formal meetings with corporates.
A Demo Day where you can meet investors and have the opportunity to access seed investments.
Membership & spaces
6 months of free membership, an immersion in the life of PoliHub community with access to exclusive services, events and experiences.
Free station at PoliHub spaces for the entire duration of the acceleration programme.
Discounts and agreements made available by partners of the PoliHub community accessible from the community platform.
The first phase of project evaluation will be carried out by the organizers (The Chamber of Commerce of Milan Monza Brianza Lodi, PoliHub, Polytechnic University of Milan). In the second phase, a selection committee made up of organizers and partners will select the best projects that will enter the final phase.
During the final, the winning teams will be selected by an Institutional Jury made up of representatives of The Chamber of Commerce of Milan Monza Brianza Lodi, Politecnico di Milano, PoliHub and each of the partners and sponsors of the programme, as well as various experts from the world of industry, venture capital and intellectual property protection.
The PoliHub acceleration programme will allow the winning teams to develop the proposed solution from both an entrepreneurial and technological perspective and will be focused on market definition, prototyping and product development, definition of the business model, definition of the entrepreneurial and technical development roadmap, access to finance.
Each of these topics will guarantee, together with technological development, also the support and validation of the startup's business structure.
The best projects will be selected to receive grants made available by the organizers and partners of the program, to cover the acceleration programme, co-financed by PoliHub, and to cover the costs of developing the project.
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