Active since 2016, Innovazione per lo sviluppo, is a program promoted by Fondazione Cariplo and Compagnia di San Paolo, in collaboration with various partners from the sectors of data science (Data for good), of makers (Digital manufacturing), of open innovation and ICT for development.
The program promotes training and capacity building, networking, support for the design of innovative technological solutions, with a view to open innovation.
Development axes for the two-year period 2018-2019
- Open innovation
Support for innovative solutions for development, both for prototyping and scaling up.
- Training and Capacity Building
Webinars, laboratories and workshops, with a focus on continuous training and generational turnover.
Organization of events (Open Days of Innovation), strengthening online communities, digital communication plan.
Compagnia di San Paolo
is one of the most important private foundations in Europe.
Founded in 1563, its mission is to foster the civil, cultural and economic development in the communities it operates in, pursuing goals of public interest and social usefulness. The income derived from its assets has been saved for centuries and is used for these institutional aims.
Compagnia di San Paolo is active in research and higher education, social policies, health, artistic heritage and cultural activities. It is a member of European Foundation Centre (EFC) and ACRI, the Italian Association of Foundations of Banking Origin and Casse di Risparmio.
picked up where its predecessor, Cassa di Risparmio delle Provincie Lombarde (Savings Bank of the Lombard Provinces), left off.
In fact, since its establishment in Milan on June 12, 1823. Fondazione Cariplo is committed with passion in philanthropy for over 20 years.
Today, Fondazione Cariplo – one of the world’s main philanthropic organizations – is focused on youth, wellbeing and community-based welfare. In 25 years the Foundation supported, with € 2,8 billion, 30,000 projects of nonprofit organizations by selecting grantees and public benefit projects under calls for proposals on four areas: Environment, Arts & Culture, Scientific Research, Human & Social Services.