BEST provides 6 months of activities in Silicon Valley with courses, traineeships and 1: 1 modules with top notch personalities of the local ecosystem. The goal is learning the best practices of the Silicon Valley and then contribute to the Italian economic growth and technological development.
Macro-Trends for 2019 in Open Innovation and Corporate-Startup Engagement, according to last brief report "Open Innovation Outlook 2019" realized by Mind the Bridge and Nesta.
Yet it is not enough: the Italian ecosystem still ranks 11th in Europe, right behind the Netherlands, Finland and Denmark. Among the Southern European Countries, Italy ranks 2nd behind the sole top-player of the region, Spain. Spanish scaleup were able to raised more than $3.2B, which is almost 2.5 times the capital secured by Italian companies.