Poli360 aims to support tech transfer from academia to industry backing students and researchers from Politecnico Milano.
The investments will focus on advancing high tech projects and startups based on research and/or IP in such sectors as industrial manufacturing, automation, energy, civil infrastructure and telecommunications management, advanced materials, and design.
They will cover the entile lifecycle of innovation projects, from the beginning focused on tech development to IP tech transfer to the industry, to high-tech company creation.
The fund will leverage the expertise of Politecnico Milano and the tech transfer platform managed by Technology Transfer Office of Politecnico and by PoliHub, a startup incubator.
The new vehicle will be managed by 360 Capital Partners, which will closely work with the offices of the university involved in the initiative.
Poli360 will also leverage an anchor investiment from ITAtech and other Italian industrial groups.