Bio4Dreams - a privately owned incubator, certified by the Ministry of Economic Development, fully dedicated to very early-stage innovative startups in Life Sciences.- and Gruppo Rold - leader in innovative and technological components for household appliances and the only Italian SME included among the «world lighthouse plants» by World Economic Forum for Industry 4.0 digital platform - have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the launch of BEEP Factory - BioEngineering Enhanced Prototyping Factory
The aim of BEEP Factory is to create a hub for the large number of research projects, either coming from academic research or from innovative startups R&D activity, where to find the competencies and infrastructures needed to transform a great idea in the bioengineering field into a valuable product.
Whether the project relates to diagnostics, medical devices, or instrumentation for life sciences, BEEP Factory will provide a one-stop shop for prototype design, optimization, mockup production, project pre-engineering, biological validation and manufacturing scale up.
“BEEP Factory represents a unique opportunity for innovative projects coming from the many bio-engineering innovation hubs present in Italy and Europe to find a place where rapidly evolving their business idea into a valuable prototype ready for industrialization” – said Fabio Bianco, CSO of Bio4Dreams. He added – “BEEP Factory aims to speed up the development of innovative solutions for healthcare applications, reducing the time-to-market by applying industrial design and validation from the first steps, thus strongly supporting the startups in their development process”.
"In BEEP Factory, a multidisciplinary approach enables ideas to become engineered prototypes, ready to reach the market. BEEP Factory amplifies startups potential through systematic innovation, creative mindset and leveraging emerging technologies. BEEP Factory acts as a booster for innovative solutions aiming at
positively impacting on end users quality of life and society.”
Alessandro Mansutti, Head of Innovation of Rold.
More info: https://www.beepfactory.com/