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VITA is a novel startup acceleration program launched by CDP Venture Capital together with Healthware Group and Accelerace that aims to support a new generation of digital health startups.The programme is part of the CDP National Accelerators Network, the network operating across the territory to help the growth of young companies specialised in high-potential markets.

VITA also benefits from the support of Zcube - Zambon Research Venture as Innovation Partner, the Corporate Partners Petrone Group & SIFI Group, and Orrick as Technical Partner.

The program aims at accelerating both Italian and foreign startups willing to do business in Italy in cooperation with key Italian and international operators, investors and corporates​.

The Accelerator also has the objective of strengthening and nurturing the Italian digital health ecosystem, as well as promoting it internationally.

We, as Healthware Ventures, provide cash and services to boost startups growth, create synergies with the rest of the business areas.


What do they offer to startups?

First Investment

150K € (of which 90K€ in cash) for each startup selected for the program


5 months of acceleration program with top-notch mentors and experts

Follow-on Investments

Up to 400K€ potential first follow-on and up to 2M€ cumulative follow-on investments for the most promising startups

Applications For The 2023 Batch Are Now Closed!

Stay tuned for details about the next steps of the 2023 program.

Discover the 2022 program

Applications For The 2023 Batch Are Now Closed!

The 12-week program will be delivered over 5 months, in a hybrid format, combining on-site activities with online sessions and tailored to each team.