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VITA Accelerator

VITA is the Digital Health Accelerator of CDP National Accelerators Network, born from an initiative of CDP Venture Capital Sgr together with Healthware Group and Accelerace.

The 10 selected startups will benefit from a package of services and investments worth € 110K, as well as concrete and steady support from the promoters’ team and strong ties with the health system stakeholders like corporate partners and hospitals.

We are targeting Italian startups and foreign startups willing to do business in Italy.


The 2023 call for applications is now open! Apply here for a chance to join the 2023 program.

What do we offer to startups?

First Investment
First Investment

110K € (of which 50K€ in cash) for each startup selected for the program


5 months of acceleration program with top-notch mentors and experts

Follow-on Investments
Follow-on Investments

Up to 400K€ potential first follow-on and up to 2M€ cumulative follow-on investments for the most promising startups

Global Ecosystem
Global Ecosystem

Gain direct access to a global community of health innovation players and partecipate to Frontiers Health Global Conference

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What do we offer to startups
The call for digital health startups is now open!

The 2023 call for applications is now open!


Apply by April 17thfor a chance to participate in the 2023 program!



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The 5 startups presenting at the first Demo Day of VITA, the Digital Health Accelerator of CDP Venture Capital's National Accelerator Network
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Petrone Innovation Challenges: Pharmaceutical Distribution And More
Petrone is very interested to meet start-ups matching the Group’s core business activities as well as adjacent digital health areas
SIFI Innovation Challenges: From Patient Education to DTx in Ophtalmology
SIFI is interested to identify and cooperate on the development of disruptive therapeutic solutions in the fields of dry eye and glaucoma through digital medicine solutions and/or therapeutics.
Zcube Innovation Challenges ‘23: Neurological Disorders, Respiratory and Women Health
Zcube's main objective for the Vita Accelerator get to know innovative startups, meeting Zambon criteria, and explore possible partnership opportunities in the digital life science environment.
Meet our Alumni: Linari Medical
Linari Medical produces and commercializes medical devices for neuro visual rehabilitation in Telehealth.
Meet our Technical Partner Orrick
We are proud to have Orrick as our Technical Partner, supporting all our teams with contractual aspects and legal mentorship.
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The Vita Accelerator is a novel startup acceleration program launched by CDP together with Healthware and Accelerace that aims to support a new generation of digital health startups.