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Welcoming Zcube and OpenZone!

Zcube, Innovation Partner of VITA Accelerator, is the Zambon Research Venture created to support growth and acceleration of innovative start-ups in accordance with the Group’s mission: Innovating cure & care to make patients’ lives better.

It works to identify and develop modern health solutions based on the use of digital technologies, also through Open Accelerator, the accelerator program for start-ups in the Life Sciences launched in 2016. Zcube is based at OpenZone, the scientific campus on the doorstep of Milan dedicated to Health and conceived by Zambon to uniquely create value in Healthcare, by fostering community, competencies and capital.

Today the campus, which is Ecosystem Partner of VITA Accelerator, is home to 34 enterprises, including some of the foremost biotechnology, pharmaceutical and advanced gene therapy companies, all with a strong penchant for innovation. An entrepreneurial environment where knowledge and experiences are shared and where research is transformed into enterprise.

Alessandro Porcu, President & CEO at OpenZone and Board Member at Zcube, said: “At Zcube-Zambon Research Venture and OpenZone we are very excited to partner with Vita Accelerator which we expect will be a transformative cornerstone to foster disruptive innovations in the Italian Life Sciences. Being innovation and ecosystem partners to this initiative means that Zcube and OpenZone are even more eager to provide the best support to the innovative start-ups that will join Vita Accelerator”.



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.