The Start-Up Contest is a project organized by Digi Key Electronics thanks to the partnership with the following sponsors: Axel ElettronicaCistelaierLinear TechnologyLink Engineering and Superpartes, and with the editorial support of Selezione di Elettronica.

The aim of the Start-Up Contest is to promote and develop the entrepreneurial creativity of independent designers, start-ups and University spin-offs, awarding the most deserving projects.

The winner of the Start-Up Contest will be awarded a comprehensive prize of the amount of 75,000. Euro. The prize consists of: 50,000 Euro cash, gross of applicable withholding taxes, to whom concrete aids are added (in the form of training tutorship and financial support) worth 25,000 Euro.

You have to submit your request to participate to the Start-Up Contest:

  • within 30 June 2016, taking part to the Call for Makers 2016 (www.makerfairerome.eu), by selecting the method “Project Exhibition”;
  • within 30 July 2016, by completing the registration form that will be available on this website.

Download the Start-Up Contest 2016 rules

Information about the Call for Makers

Submit your project to the Start-Up Contest