We couldn’t find a better way to end a great 2015!
On the 4th December Goliath won the first prize at the Premio Nazionale Innovazione 2015 (XIII Edition) for the category Industrial.
The PNI contest – where every year are competing the best and most innovative business ideas winners of the regional editions (StartCup) – involves more than 50 institutions, among universities, incubators, the CNR, Enea and Italian Insitute of Technology. This year have partecipated 3253 aspiring entrepeneurs, with a total of 1278 ideas and 608 business plan applications. During the final phase a qualified board of judges (made by more than 30 brilliant persons coming from the business world, university research and venture capital) have choosen the winners between the 63 finalist startup. The parameters were innovation, technical feasability, the team, interest from investors and from the market. The PNI contest is the most important business plan competition of Italy, promoted by the Italian Association of University Incubators (PNI Cube – www.pnicube.it).