Food & Wine Tourism
Food&Wine Tourism is the theme of the new challenge of FactorYmpresa Turismo, the program promoted by MiBACT and managed by Invitalia that offers tutoring services and economic contributions to businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in the tourism sector, with the aim of increasing the quality of the offer and make Italy more competitive on international markets.
The call is addressed to individuals of legal age, individually or in a team, who, in the event of admission to the facilities, undertake to set up a company in any legal form; individual companies in any legal form are established and whose date of incorporation is no earlier than 1 January 2014 and to innovative startups regularly established and registered in the special section of the Business Register. These are the themes required to develop proposals able to create value for: innovating and expanding and the portfolio of tourism products of Italian destinations, offering competitive and quality food and wine tourism experiences; activate actions to engage demand and marketing in an integrated way on the tourism and food and wine markets, expanding opportunities for destinations and businesses; to enhance the touristy territories endowed with food and wine resources, safeguarding the environmental sustainability of the flows, the guarantee of quality both of products and services, the authenticity of lifestyle and traditions.
The call will allow you to select the 20 best projects that will participate, in September, at the Turin Acceleration on Food & Wine Tourism. In a full immersion of 36 hours, the 20 startuppers will work together with Invitalia tutor and mentor to "accelerate" the development of their projects able to raise the quality and the rate of innovation of food and wine tourism and to improve the skills of the team of present the project to potential investors / partners / clients.
At the end of the Accelerathon a jury appointed by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Invitalia will award the 10 best startups with financial support: each of them will receive a sum of 10,000 euros to be used for the development of the entrepreneurial project.
deadline of 10 September 2018 until 12.00.
Complete announcement on Invitalia.it.