The collaboration between VEGEA and Unicredit group started in July 2017, when UniCredit Start Lab scaling program awarded Vegea the first prize in the “Innovative Made in Italy” field.
UniCredit provided the company with an accelaration program through mentoring and networking activities between institutional clients of UniCredit Bank and board management members of VEGEA, and with a grant that the company invested in R&D activities.
UniCredit S.p.A. is an Italian global banking and financial services company. Its network spans 50 markets in 18 countries, with more than 7.800 branches and over 143,000 employees. Its strategic position in Western and Eastern Europe gives the group one of the region’s highest market shares.
With Unicredit Start Lab program, the Bank is building an International multisectoral network with thousands of corporate clients and Institutions with the aim to offer business opportunities to innovative companies. All this is possible thanks to the involvement of Universities, incubators, investors and scientific and technology parks working together to create synergies.
One of the main goals of UniCredit group is building strong partnerships with corporate clients and the international network, this makes It not only a Bank but also a point of reference for the development and implementation of long term startegies.
The Bank aims at fostering direct connections between companies by combining innovation and experience and building industrial, technology, commercial and strategic partnerships that are able to support innovations in the best possible way.