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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

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

300K€ first follow-on for selected cases 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 at Demo Day at Frontiers Health Global Conference

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

The 2022 call for applications is closed!


We postponed the start of the Program to October '22 to allow more time to sign the termsheets with the selected startups.This opens an opportunity to consider allocating a couple of extra slots for additional startups.

If you would like to get in touch with us or start submitting for the next batch, please contact us!



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VITA Selection Days – Two days of innovation, conversations and collaboration surrounding Digital Health
Last week’s Selection Days June 27 and June 30 were held at OpenZone and Palazzo Innovazione
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CDP Venture Capital: over 6 million's worth of investments for VITA, the start-up accelerator in Digital Health
CDP Venture Capital Sgr announces the birth of VITA, the accelerator for start-ups developing new solutions or services for the Health sector
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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.