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The Maggioli Group, leader in the Italian ICT market and growing in Spain and Latin America, is looking for solutions aimed at innovating and diversifying its services for Smart Cities and Education tools for professionals and universities APPLY FOR THE CALL RULES FOR PARTICIPATION CHALLENGE
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The Maggioli Group, leader in the Italian ICT market and growing in Spain and Latin America, is looking for solutions aimed at innovating and diversifying its services for Smart Cities and Education tools for professionals and universities The Maggioli Group, leader in the Italian ICT market and growing in Spain and Latin America, is looking for solutions aimed at innovating and diversifying its services for Smart Cities and Education tools for professionals and universities RULES FOR PARTICIPATION APPLY FOR THE CALL

THE MAGGIOLI GROUP

The Maggioli Group

The Maggioli Group is an Italian family company that has built and developed, in over 100 years of activity, skills and solutions of excellence to support, in every area, Public Administration, Companies and Freelancers. 

Strongly specialized in the IT sector, the Group has become a leader in the Italian ICT market and growing, at the same time, in the Public Sector Administration in Spain and Latin America. Internationalization also involves the Athens and Brussels offices, mainly dedicated to R&D activities and management of innovative projects promoted by the European Community. 

The Group has maintained a strong specialization also in the sector of professional publishing, in which it constantly invests in new digital solutions. The mission and objectives, increasingly oriented towards technological innovation, have favored strategic investments in digitization, deepening areas of interest including cybersecurity, cloud technology, data management and artificial intelligence. 

Always attentive to the market, the Maggioli Group shows continuous interest in innovative startups with solutions capable of generating value. In this regard, the Group turned to Le Village by CA Milano, the accelerator of the Crédit Agricole Group, an open ecosystem that supports the growth of startups, boosting the innovation of corporate companies, thanks to the synergies and the connections among large companies, young entrepreneurs, investors and the Crédit Agricole Group. 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Today’s metropolitan areas are moving towards an “ecosystemic” point of view, with connected services and a more and more digital, interconnected and fast approach. Several data sources are affecting the way PA’s and municipalities interpret information; with the right tools, the data generated can be highly actionable in addressing security and surveillance initiatives, as well as for sustainability initiatives. 

The digitization of services also affects other areas of activities for PA’s and companies, such as building management and valorization of real estate properties; concerning this topic, the Maggioli Group is looking for solutions (hardware or software) capable of simplifying all the aspects of building management, with PA’s, small professional studios or freelances as a main target. 

The publishing and education sector is also experiencing a shift towards digital technologies, with several areas of the learning process being affected by this phenomenon. Professionals and university students are looking for innovative and interactive platforms to upgrade their set of skills or to learn new ones. 

The Maggioli Group, thanks to its extensive experience, is aware of these needs and aims to be a key player in providing innovative services to municipalities as well as to citizens.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The aim of this call is to find innovative solutions with particular focus on:

Surveillance & Security

Monitoring solutions for improving the security of urban areas, with the goal of optimizing the identification and management of critical situations (e.g. traffic, accidents, recognition of improper behaviors) in compliance with EU privacy and GDPR

Sustainability

Platforms to manage large flows of data coming from different sources, with the aim of helping reduce the environmental impact of an urban area through, for instance, online platforms or energy marketplaces

Education platforms

Research of digital platforms in the publishing sector, to provide innovative and adaptive learning solutions for professionals and universities, leveraging A.I., Big Data or API’s

Building Management Tools

Software / hardware solutions, oriented to the management or the development of buildings by PA, freelancers or professional studios, simplifying all the aspects linked to bureaucracy, costs, analysis, etc

WHAT WE OFFER

The startup(s) with the most suitable solutions for the company’s interests will have the opportunity to develop an industrial collaboration with the Maggioli Group: the selected startups will have the chance of integrating their proposal to Maggioli’s current services and to collaborate with a team of experts to develop new services and might obtain funding for their activities. 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

The call for is open to all innovative startups in the EU. 

Preferably, startups should be ready to market and/or to already have an MVP/POC. However, for this call, early-stage startups with high potential can also be considered. 

APPLICATIONS

In order to apply, please fill in the form below no later than Friday 20th December 2022 at 11:59 pm. The form can be filled in English or Italian. 

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