Smau Napoli is the reference appointment for all companies that want to start product and process development activities to bring true innovation to the market.
Scheduled for Thursday 16 and Friday 17 December, during the eighth edition of the event, young startuppers and entrepreneurs will meet managers and innovation experts from Italy and abroad.
In the boom of innovative startups, with its 1,244 companies born in the last 5 years, including 620 in the Municipality of Naples alone, Campania is among the most dynamic territories at national level. P.
rhyme in Italy for growth rate of + 33.9% in the last 5 years Campania is also the first region in Italy for the birth of startups founded by under 30s, recording a value of 7.7% higher than the national average (5.6 %).
“Locomotive of the South, the Campania innovation ecosystem has seen strong growth in the last year which today confirms it as one of the most dynamic nationally. With Smau Napoli we want to be a reference for all companies that want to start development activities, both of products and processes, and bring true innovation to the market. For this reason, among the protagonists of the growth of the Italian innovation ecosystem, the spotlight is on the innovative startups from Campania, now ready for dialogue and collaboration not only with local companies, but also with national and international players “, explained Valentina Sorgato, ad by Smau.
Among the three thousand visitors expected in the 2 days of networking, round tables, guided tours and live shows, there will be international guests arriving from France such as Impulse Partners and Creative Valley.
The Québec delegation in Rome is also arriving, to discover the Campania ecosystem of startups and spin-offs and establish new relationships with entrepreneurs and managers of local authorities.
To these are added realities such as Siram Veolia, Acea and Angelini just to name a few, visiting the area to scout ideas and projects, but also to develop solutions ready to be quickly implemented in the company.
The 2021 edition of Smau Napoli also provides for the organization of a tour to the Apple Developer Academy in San Giovanni a Teduccio, in collaboration with the Federico II University and other initiatives that have taken place in this innovative context in recent years. thanks to the support of the Campania Region.
In the Smau Live Show program, it will also be possible to learn about the innovation experiences of companies and organizations from Campania that will receive the Smau Innovation Award.