WHAT WE INVEST IN

ENEA Tech invests in the development of strategic technologies to promote the national interest. Its main investment verticals are: deep tech; healthtech; green technologies, green energy and the circular economy; IT.

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Technology Transfer Fund

The goal of ENEA Tech is to boost Italy’s competitiveness by investing in strategic technologies through the Ministry of Economic Development’s Technology Transfer Fund.

Investments range from €200,000 to €15 million.

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Investment Directors

Alessandro Aresu*

Deep Tech

*On leave for institutional assignment. Interim director Salvo Mizzi

Chiara Giovenzana

Healthcare Tech

PhD in molecular biology and biotechnology, scientist, investor and entrepreneur with international experience, alumna Singularity University of which she has managed the global community.

Stefano Bernardi

Green, Energy & Circular Economy

Angel and VC investor in more than 100 companies, with a recent focus on climate-tech. YC Alumni and BSc in Computer Engineering.

Diva Tommei

Information Technology

Biotechnologist, PhD in Bioinformatics at Cambridge, founder, entrepreneur, Forbes 50 “Top women in tech”, maker, former director for Italy of EIT Digital.

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Deep Tech

Deep Tech is the technological frontier: high-impact innovation marking a technological leap, a change in paradigm, important long-term technological and scientific projects for Italy’s national interest.

Italy’s industrial and research ecosystem is capable of coming up with Deep Tech solutions. ENEA Tech helps connect research centres, universities, SMEs and large companies, also by launching calls for proposals to foster scale-up.

ENEA Tech’s investments in Deep Tech aim to support emerging technologies and to enhance Italy’s standing in the quantum race and in the new space race. We will also focus on the supply chains of defence and security, microelectronics and photonics, industrial robotics and advanced mechanics.

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Healthcare Tech

Healthcare is rapidly changing due to exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things and augmented reality. What this sector needs is a new vision and new strategies. ENEA Tech invests in technologies that help design them and in solutions to prevent, diagnose or treat pandemics.

Italian pharma and biomedical supply chains are recognized the world over for their excellence. Italy’s universities and companies provide a wealth of knowledge and skill that can help Italy play a leading role in this transformation.

ENEA Tech’s investments in healthtech are aimed at advanced technologies to help fuel the demand for supply chain innovation that is sustainable and in line with the 2030 UN agenda.

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Green, Energy & Circular Economy

The climate crisis is the greatest challenge, and the greatest opportunity, of our era. Each and every sector will be radically transformed due to a combination of macro-pressures, leading to the broadest capital reallocation in human history.

Italy has the opportunity to play a key role in developing and manufacturing new technologies to decarbonize the largest areas of industry.

ENEA Tech’s investments in green technologies, green energy and the circular economy identify technologies and innovation within Italy’s pool of top-notch industrial and scientific knowhow to create new societies that can compete globally in energy transition, electric transportation, power grid optimization, hydrogen, reforestation, capturing and using CO2, regenerative agriculture, recycling, new materials and synthetic biology.

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Information Technology

In the next 30 years, we will be capable of digitalizing the entire physical world. Technological acceleration is paving the way for a new age where everything will be intelligent, connected and data driven.

We need to work on building this new world and identifying future value chains so we can be a frontrunner in new innovative global markets.

ENEA Tech’s IT investments are aimed at digital infrastructure, swarm satellites, web 5.0, data sovereignty and transferability, augmented reality and virtual reality for education and culture, artificial intelligence and big data for industrial supply chains, increasing computing power, cryptography in critical monetary infrastructure, the digitalization of the physical world, biometrics, quantum technologies.