The VV3TT 2020 POC Program was developed to help the most talented researchers of italianUniversities/Research Institutes in developing their cutting edge ideas, bridging the crucial phase between basic research and market -ready innovations. Its structure benefit from the experience gained from national and international best practices, with the aim of maximizing the benefits of every party involved in the Program. Winners are granted up to 50.000 net in cash (max Euro 70.000 gross, i.e. w/ university’ administrative expenses and TVA ), to be used in developing their entrepreneurial idea over a period of one year, plus Euro 30.000, in the form of a scholarship valid for our Executive MBA, organised in collaboration with MIB Trieste School of Management. Finally, winners will have access to Venture Factory guidance and mentorship during the entire year of development.