Good news: ELSE Corp, a Virtual Retail company, has been selected for the Milan finals of the ChinItaly Challenge- innovation and entrepreneurship competition, the 1st China-Italy Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge.

The ChinItaly challenge: scale-up for success


the 1st China-Italy Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge

Scale Up your business discovering the opportunities of the Chinese Market!

The ChinItaly Challenge favors teams composed of both Chinese and/or Italian members so as to stimulate cross-boundaries collaborations. The challenge focuses on original innovation, encouraging SMEs and start-ups to carry out cooperation aimed at boosting industrialization and product development and to encourage outstanding projects to land in innovation incubators or technology parks in China and Italy.

As a pioneering exploration, the initiative is expected to have great influence and significance in terms of innovation cooperation, project incubation and landing as well as international development of start-up enterprises in both Countries.

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 PoliHub, Startup District & Incubator


1st round of preliminaries in Milan
28 October 2016 – 14:00
Politecnico di Milano, Piazza L. Da Vinci 32 Milano – Aula De Donato


14:00 – 14:30 Welcome address
Giuliano Noci, Vice Rector for Chinese Campus, Politecnico di Milano
John Zhang, General Manager, ITTN International Technology Transfer Network

14:30 – 16:30 Pitch Presentations

16:30 – 17:00 Break & Jury meeting – Selection of the winners

17:00 – 17:30 Winners Announcement & Institutional greetings


The ChinItaly challenge: scale-up for success – Pitch Competition