Open Innovation Awards

The contest that rewards the best collaborations of 2023 between startups and corporates.

Register your startup in its category and tell us about the project you've undertaken during the year that has most stimulated your idea of progress. Seize the opportunity to be recognized and awarded as the most innovative startup in your sector in front of an audience of innovation managers and local institutions.

Who can partecipate?

Any Innovative Startup that has achieved a successful case with a large company in the course of 2023. Awards will be given to projects and successful cases that have stood out for their innovation, media visibility, and have proven to be game changers in their respective industries.

The competing categories are






A Super Award Ceremony

Who's gonna be there?

Managers from the most prominent national and international corporates, professors, and representatives of institutions will engage in discussions on the key themes of innovation, as discussed during the IMH HUBs. It will be a day filled with thematic sessions, speeches, discussion moments, networking, and award ceremonies.

When It's gonna be?

November 21, 2023 | Save the date! The award ceremony will be hosted by IMH during the SUMMIT 2023 // 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM.


The event will be hosted in the picturesque venue of Spazio Novecento, Rome.

Submit your project!

Fill out the form to join the project. Once the request is submitted, we will contact you as soon as possible to introduce ourselves and provide you with all the information about the competition!


Are you already registered with Innovation Match?

To be included in the selection process, you need to be registered on our Open Innovation platform, essentially a portal where you can connect and be contacted by over 300 corporate managers from various Italian companies. Below, you’ll find the registration link.

Alternatively, contact me at [email protected]> I’m always available for an introductory call and show you our innovation ecosystem!