The Start Imprese competition, promoted by the Municipality of Macerata with the contribution of some other public and private partners, was born to help young people with creative and innovative entrepreneurial ideas in the province of Macerata.
START IMPRESE: URBAN ECOSYSTEM FOR INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The 5 winners (young people under 35 years) among 21 projects presented during an event/exhibition at Palazzo Pellicani-Silvestri, operate in different fields and have also the goal to support local economy: ethycal handicraft, tourism marketing, social inclusion, shoe market innovation, sustainable mobility.
THE WINNERS OF START IMPRESE COMPETITION
The 5 ideas who won a prize are:
–èEtico-realizes sartorial dresses with natural fabrics and colours;
–Enjoy Marche-make travellers discover the region and its typical products in collaboration with hotels;
–Ali-accessibility,learning,inclusion-provides services for sensory, didactic, linguistic accessibility;
–Zolaio-proposes the use of a smartphone to capture feet data and choose the right shoes;
–Duapp-stimulate citizens checking their virtuous and ecological habits with a digital app.
WHAT DID THE 5 FINALIST WIN
The 5 winners gained a fund of 10.000€ and a series of business consultancies to develop the project.