Acceleration program is a new model of startups accelerator, based on these pillars:
- Focus on environmental and social sustainability topics: the accelerator addresses startups that contribute to decarbonisation, the fight against climate change and the development of the circular economy.
- Non equity-oriented and business Impact: it develops entrepreneurial skills focused on medium-long term environmental and social impacts.
- Sustainability performance metrics and assessment: support for structuring a customized KPIs system on sustainability, applicable to each accelerated entrepreneurial project.
- In kind services: support services for startups through Eni's units and networks, with consultancy services on thematic areas with broad internal know-how.
- Connection with Joule Open: the full distance learning programme shall contribute to the acceleration programme through the experiences made available by its network of innovative entrepreneurs.
- Ecosystem acceleration: creation of a regenerative ecosystem of accelerators, corporate, research institutes and venture capital.