“This year’s topic is particularly exciting: the Next Normal”. Andrea Veltri, Deputy Ceo of BNP Paribas Cardif, presents the seventh edition of Open-F@b Call4Ideas, BNP Paribas Cardif’s Open Innovation project developed in partnership with InsuranceUp – Digital360.
“Over the past few months we have all seen how digital can make life easier, we found comfort with technology and brought it back into its scope,” Veltri said. “With this call we are looking for the talents who have better understood this concept and among them we will find our next mates”.
With Call4Ideas Open-F@b 2020 BNP Paribas Cardif seeks ideas, products, solutions with high social impact and innovative potential in different areas of daily life:
HEALTH: solutions involving a new approach to health and technology. Special focus on the new needs identified during the pandemic and the opportunities offered by digital services to support and care for people, families and pets.
DIGITAL LIFE: solutions to support every age in accessing digital technologies, leading to the discovery of new ways of daily life, such as distance learning, smart working , e-commerce and the ever-increasing number of digital communication methods.
WELFARE: solutions to increase life quality of employees and households both at work and at home.
HOME: innovative solutions for what has now become the shelter during the health emergency: the home, to offer higher levels of safety, comfort and life quality.
MOBILITY: technology-based solutions to ensure the right balance combining safety, efficiency and sustainability for people and goods mobility.
SECURITY: applications that, in a phase of increasing digitalization, can guarantee the highest level of security for connection and interaction, in terms of privacy, reputation but also protection of physical and digital assets.
SAVINGS: solutions providing a smarter, more dynamic and safe management of money, investments and savings.
“We’re looking for adventure mates” said Veltri. “We are going to choose 10 startups to take part in our final battle, and three winners will come out of it.” What can be won with Open-F@b Call4Ideas? “There are no cash prizes or anything else here, there’s real business support for the startup”, Veltri pointed out. The winners will be supported by BNP Paribas Cardif’s R&D team in the development and implementation of their project, taking into account the needs of the market and the company.All rights reserved