The VITA Accelerator is a novel startup acceleration program launched by CDP Venture Capital together with Healthware Group and Accelerace that aims to support a new generation of digital health startups.
The program aims at accelerating both Italian and foreign startups willing to do business in Italy in cooperation with key Italian and international operators, investors and corporates.
The Accelerator also has the objective of strengthening and nurturing the Italian digital health ecosystem, as well as promoting it internationally.
Develop a unique, highly specialized and innovative Digital Health cluster with the participation of well-known Partners, Corporates and LPs
Provide local and international startups with a unique growth opportunity
Invest, in addition to the acceleration ticket, over 2M€ already committed by LPs for follow-on investments
Nurture and strengthen a network of industrial partners
Maintain the international reach and promote Italy as a leading and strong ecosystem in the digital health industry
Support startups financially and operationally, enabling them to scale their businesses with the great help of the Accelerator's partners and investors
CDP Venture Capital is an SGR (70% of CDP Equity and 30% of Invitalia) with over € 1 billion of resources under management. It aims to make Venture Capital a cornerstone of the country's economic development and innovation, creating the conditions for an overall and sustainable growth of the Venture Capital ecosystem.
Healthware Group is a global health innovation and technology leader providing transformational advisory and technology services for commercial, medical, and R&D operations of life-sciences and digital health companies, combined with design and development of digital medicines and digital therapeutics products.
Accelerace is one of the world's top 10 seed accelerators and has been nominated as the best startup accelerator in the Nordics in 2017 and 2018. Using serial entrepreneurs, mentors, camps, and a vast network, Accelerace scales startups in the foodtech, cleantech, IoT, soundtech, fintech, medtech, biotech, and digital health sectors.
Stay tuned for details about our Selection Days and the final selection process for our 2023 program.