I3P – Incubatore di Imprese Innovative del Politecnico di Torino
I3P, the Innovative Enterprise Incubator of the Politecnico of Torino, is the main university based incubator and one of the best at European level.
In 2014, I3P ranked fifth in Europe and fifteenth in the world ranking UBI (University Business Incubator), the Global Benchmark Report annual ranking of the best academic incubators. The ranking, relized by sweden Ubi Index (University Business Incubator) , considered 300 incubators in 67 countries, assessing attractiveness and creation of value for the ecosystem and customers.
I3P’s mission is to promote the creation of new science-based businesses with validated growth potential, either founded by university researchers or entrepreneurs from outside the university sphere. We provide open spaces and professional consulting services to start your own business as well as a network of entrepreneurs, managers and investors .
Founded on 1999, I3P is located in Torino (Italy) and by now has launched 175 start-ups that have been able to exploit the results of research in different fields: from cleantech to medtech, from Information Technology to electronics, mechanical, energy, to other industrial.
In 2011, I3P launched TreataBit, an incubator dedicated to consumers digital projects, such as portals, e-commerce, social networking sites, web and mobile applications.
TreataBit, since novembre 2011, has supported 199business ideas, 108 of them lauched their product/service and 55 became startups.
Every year we collect some 300 new business ideas, examine about 100 business plans in detail and digital projects, and accept 15 new enterprises.
Promoter of important initiatives for technology transfer, incubation and growth of enterprise, the activity of I3P follows the global strategies of Piedmont in order to sustain research, technology innovation and new entrepreneurship.