Startups from Friuli and Veneto meet at Fornace Open Day 2014


The event "Fornace Open Day 2014" was held on 10 July at Fondazione la Fornace dell'Innovazione, a Business incubator based in Asolo and partner of INCO-NET for the Veneto region

Almost 30 innovative start-ups from Italy and Austria has been invited to the second edition of this open day named "The Next Future Today". The event program featured a number of activities focused on digital manufacturing. 3D printing, 3D modelling and rendering, crowdsourcing were among the topics covered during workshop and laboratories to discover new opportunities for innovation of manufacture and craftmanship with digital technologies. Participating start-ups also had the opportunity to meet the public and showcase their innovation throughout the day.

Fornace Open Day 2014 strengthens the partnership between Science Parks and incubators from Italy and Austria started within INCO-NET. The main objective of the project is to build a network between innovative start-up and SMEs, to increase their global competitiveness. A crossborder integration process between entrepreneurials ecosystems which has been enthusiastically welcomed by the companies from the Veneto region, interested in collaborating with their counterparts from Friuli and Carinthia to start new strategic partnerships.