After the 15 cultural enterprises launched in the third edition, we start with the fourth and until December 19, 2017 the announcement iC-Cultural Innovation reopens for everyone.
The Cariplo Foundation's challenge is very important, as it always deals with very important issues. The digital and global environment are transforming lives and society and today more than ever, we need to create culture, to live it and share it in a new way. Cultural innovation is needed and Fondazione Cariplo is available to support selected companies with contributions of up to € 100,000.
The competition can be attended by individuals or teams, presenting a good project, you can participate in an entrepreneurial development path run by a network of experienced professionals who have gained many years of experience in business and cultural, supporting in the three previous editions of iC the birth of 40 new innovative cultural businesses.
Moreover, thanks to iC, you can have, relations with organizations, companies, foundations and operators actively involved in the national and international cultural sector, a budget of 2,000 euros to conduct the first tests of construction and validation on the market of your offer, visibility to regional and national level, guaranteed in particular by a public presentation event to be held in Milan.
The project aims to support the start-up and development of entrepreneurial activities aimed at the creation and dissemination of cultural innovation, in addition there are three phases divided by evaluation and selection, phase 1 - Launch of the call iC - Cultural Innovation; Phase 2 - Accompanying path to Milan on the planning of cultural enterprise. Legal constitution and presentation of the project with request for contribution to the Foundation; Phase 3 - Start-up of the cultural enterprise with a grant to the lost fund of the Cariplo Foundation up to € 100,000 per cultural enterprise.