Vertis Venture 3 Technology Transfer

The aim of this fund is to promote the intellectual property of the Italian public and academic research by investing in projects of scientific entrepreneurship starting from the proof of concept

 

“Vertis Venture 3 Technology Transfer” makes investments in university spin-offs and companies originating from a startup incubator or accelerator that belongs to or is an affiliate of Research Bodies. It deals with technologies, products and/or services within the target sectors identified by Horizon 2020, “Industrial leadership” and “Challenges for society”

 

The fund supports spin-off companies throughout the entire development process

 

“Vertis Venture 3 Technology Transfer” is the first technology transfer fund in which ITAtech platform invested, a joint initiative of “Cassa Depositi e Prestiti” and the European Investment Fund with the aim of financing technology transfer processes

 

The investment decisions of the fund are made by the Investment Committee

Endowment

40 million euros

Start date

August 2017

End of investment period

August 2022

End of fund

August 2027

Investees

Anchor investor

“Vertis Venture 3 Technology Transfer” is supported by InnovFin Equity, with the financial backing of the European Union under Horizon 2020 Financial Instruments and the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) set up under the Investment Plan for Europe.

 

The purpose of EFSI is to help support financing and implementing productive investments in the European Union and to ensure increased access to financing.

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