10/15/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/15/2021 10:04
San Donato Milanese (Milan), 15 October 2021 - Eni, in collaboration with Cariplo Factory, has announced the winners of the call for startups in "Communications Data Mining", an open innovation initiative in data analytics to monitor and optimise communication processes and interactions with stakeholders. Of the 8 startups involved in the Selection Day, 3 companies were selected: BLACKBIRD.AI, DATRIX and ASC27 for having developed the proposals with the greatest innovative potential.
These startups will start to hold a course of study with Eni to identify possible areas of cooperation, with the option to engage in a future collaboration. The teams of innovators will have the opportunity to get feedback from Eni and, with the support of Cariplo Factory, test the innovative potential of their products and services in the hugely important and ever-changing communications sector.
Focus on the selected startups:
The Selection Day is the result of a design project that began in July with the involvement of Eni's External Communication and Digital & Information Technology units, and defined the innovation areas and their objectives. Seventy-four innovative startups and SMEs were screened for final selection.
Three areas of interest were the focus of the search:
The project marks another step forward in Eni's digital transformation by contributing to the development of a mutually beneficial innovative ecosystem with startups - essential to achieving the company's strategic objectives.
Cariplo Factory is a leading player in open innovation. It has been supporting Eni since 2018 in developing the Italian ecosystem and the role of startups in the country's digital transformation.