Our team of experts will guide you step by step to build your innovative project.
Our network of mentors, advisors and investors will help you expand your business.
Get to know our international network of suppliers and consultants to win on global markets.
Discover the events for the community: startups pitch sessions, presentations of financial grants and facilities, insights on subsidized finance and alternative finance, startup competitions, opportunities for social and environmental impact projects.Discover our EVENTS!
Share your business idea, get to know the innovation ecosystem and the best opportunities for innovative startups, discover the regional, national and European calls:
you could be the founder of the next Italian unicorn! We will guide you through the fundamental steps: from pre-feasibility, to the PoC (Proof of Concept) and to the Business Model analysis for your reference market.
We know how easy it is to get lost in bureaucracy. Infact, we will guide you in all the steps of the startup constitution: from the drafting of the statute and the corporate purpose,
to the legal entity choice, up to facilitating the opening of the first company bank account with relative portfolio and credit lines.
The program involves strategy, team strengthening, prototyping, MVP (Minimum Viable Product) construction, supply chain construction, financial grants and
facilities, sales & marketing, pilot launch and communication. The goal of the 24/36 month program is to prepare the startup to raise its first round of investment for the go-to-market step in Italy and Europe.
We support you in choosing the most suitable type of investor based on the funding goals and needs and the prospect of growth. We consider every instrument and source of investment to grow your
startup globally: subsidized finance (regional, national and European grants), alternative finance (W4E and Participative Financial instruments), crowdfunding (reward & equity), venture capital (national and international), business angels.
You will be able to develop strong collaborations with the most important universities and Research Labs for the study and certification of the scientific evidence necessary for the development of your project.
Furthermore, you will have access to our panel of mentors made up of entrepreneurs, CEOs and Senior Managers of leading companies and international corporates, and to the mentor board of Emilia Romagna created by Art-ER and IN-ER to support innovative startups in strategic vertical markets.
Working close to dynamic minds and innovators, sharing your ideas and skills, and amplifying your networking will make you grow faster. Joining our community means entering our regional and national innovation ecosystem.
Experience digital manufacturing and industry 4.0 technologies in our laboratory: 3D scanning, modeling and printing, laser cutting, IoT, drones and Virtual and Augmented Reality. We support you in the design, prototyping and industrialization of your product.
An alternative approach to deal with innovation demand that allows companies to accelerate the time-to-market, lower internal costs and distribute risks.
Urban Hub leads open innovation projects between companies and startups focused on the digital transformation of products and services. In particular, it boasts a solid track record of projectualities with the industrial world in the following areas: biomaterials, additive manufacturing, IoT, AI, blockchain, VR & AR.
Urban Hub's social impact model is based on ESG assessments. In particular, Urban Hub develops tech projects with people suffering from autism with the aim of enhancing their skills
(SW platforms development, implementation of communication tools through AR, translations into AAC language, etc.), fostering professional integration in companies and the creation of new businesses. We also support innovative startups by including social impact strategies in their business models.
Thanks to its role in the regional innovation ecosystem networks (IN-ER Incubators Network of Emilia Romagna and Mak-ER the digital manufacturing network of Emilia Romagna) Urban Hub plays a key role for the local innovators community.
The Center aims to stimulate synergies and new projectualities by networking activities, introductions to calls and facilitations for newco, call 4 startups, startup pitching sessions, startup competitions on tech topics, opportunities for social and environmental impact projects, webinars on subsidized and alternative finance, investors days.
Strategy, Sales & Marketing
Sw & Web Technology Specialist
Head of Startup Programs & COO / Social Impact
Communication and Social
Contracts and privacy Lawyer
Alternative Finance Lawyer (W4E)
For any further information don’t hesitate to contact us.