Gellify and CDP launch Forward Factory’s second Call for Startups

The second Call for startups of Forward Factory, the National Network Cassa Depositi e Prestiti accelerator dedicated to Digital Manufacturing launched in 2022 by GELLIFY and CDP Venture Capital SGR – Fondo Nazionale Innovazione, is open.

The call for startups will be open until Dec. 31, 2022 and is open to companies offering digital services to innovate manufacturing production processes through blockchain, AR, VR, industrial IoT, AI and big data, cyber security, cloud computing and digital robotics.

Selected startups will benefit from:

📌 a 6-month course aimed at consolidating their market entry;

📌 an investment of €165K;

📌 the development of a final POC with one of the partner companies that will be presented to an audience of companies and investors at the final Demo Day.

The accelerator program, launched in 2022 by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti and GELLIFY, is part of CDP’s National Accelerator Network strategy to support the development of skills and entrepreneurship in the innovation sector and boasts a team of relevant partners who have invested in the program: Angelini Industries (Fameccanica), Comer Industries, SCM Group, VIS Hydraulics, Poggipolini, auxiell, Industrio Ventures and EIT Manufacturing, the international ecosystem of manufacturing players.

For founders and anyone who would like to find out more about the program, a digital event has been organized on Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. featuring a Live Q&A session. Register here: