Fondazione Filarete
Business accelerator for the development of biotechnology research

The Business Accelerator offers R&D, scientific, financial and for incubation services.


State-of-the-art on research facilities and expertise.

Interlinked network of complementary scientific expertise providing the optimal conditions for the transition from research to innovation.

A network of competencies, specializations and business development activities that generates a fertile ecosystem for the development start-ups.

Fondazione Filarete was born in 2008 as a public-private partnership to play a leading role in innovation and entrepreneurship in the fields of Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Health.
Fondazione Filarete promotes and integrates itself with a network of companies, researchers and institutions operating in the fields of life sciences and health in order to:

  • Accelerate the time to market of academic research through effective technology transfer processes;
  • Encourage the creation of new companies based on research results supporting them in their early stages and in business development;
  • Support the innovation processes of SMEs through value-added services and technology and knowledge transfer;
  • Develop partnerships and networks with scientific and clinical research institutes in Italy and abroad.
24/03/2014 16.44.03
The V Theoretical-practical course "Mouse necropsy techniques" will be held at Filarete on 15th May 2014. The course aims to provide the necessary...
24/03/2014 16.22.43
The III-Theoretical and Practical Ultramicrotomy Cryo-ultramicrotomy will be held at the Filarete from 3rd to 06th June 2014. The course is...
06/03/2014 14.58.58
THE FINALISTS of the "START-UP INITIATIVE / GLOBAL SOCIAL VENTURE COMPETITION "  • 1st place: SwissLeg (Lugano) - Healthcare &...
13/02/2014 16.24.28
On February 26, 4 pm, Fondazione Filarete organizes a seminar to present the funding opportunities offered by the new European Programme for Research...
03/02/2014 11.02.07
February 3, 2014, Milan. Today at Gallerie d'Italia there will be the presentation of Startup Revolutionary Road, the project cofinanced by...