IDM Südtirol - Alto Adige

Business Incubator

The Business Incubator in the NOI Techpark is the ideal environment for innovative start-ups to grow in a fast and sustainable way. When they are established in the Business Incubator, start-ups become part of one of the most innovative communities in the Alpine region and have the opportunity to use a broad network.

Target group:

The Business Incubator is intended for start-ups and spin-offs that are already operating in the first 3 to 5 years of the company.

Acceptance process:

Acceptance of a start-up in the Business Incubator takes place in the following steps:
  • Initial meeting
  • Issuing the following written documents:
    • Qualitative and quantitative business plan (a guideline for creation of the business plan can be found here)
    • Curriculum Vitae of partners
    • Extract from the Chamber of Commerce
  • Examination of documents for:
    • Degree of innovation and uniqueness of the business idea
    • Marketability of the product / service
    • Realistic financial strategy
    • Substantial marketing potential
    • Expertise of the team and entrepreneurial spirit
    • (future) registered office in South Tyrol
  • Presentation to the Acceptance Committee.
Services and programs:

After acceptance numerous services are available to the companies. A tailored package is devised for each start-up:
  • Tutoring and coaching
  • Networking and finding partners
  • Discussions with specialists
  • Workshops and training
  • Know-how and knowledge transfer
  • Product development (on the ground floor of the NOI Techpark a maker space is available for creation of prototypes)
  • Support in the search for investors and funding programmes
  • Accelerator programs
  • Networking events for the start-up community
  • Office space, workshops and laboratories
  • Conference and meeting rooms