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Open innovation

The Fastweb innovation program, open to the future

Innovation is one of the key elements in Fastweb's history, an attitude that his strongly oriented towards new technology and services and is an expression of those leaps in technology of which Fastweb has been a key player. It is with the same spirit that Fastweb now takes the concept of future innovation and re-interprets it in an "open", diffused and transversal way to continue to play an undisputed role in the country's digitalisation process.

Open Innovation

Open Innovation


Open Innovation

Open Innovation is an ambitious innovation project that involves all departments in the company and aims to promote the exchange and contamination with the outside world, with start-ups and with innovation hubs. The objective is to create a virtuous eco-system that can accelerate the transformation of innovative ideas into concrete projects and meet the challenges of the market with speed and simplicity.

By increasing and spreading a culture of innovation at all levels of the organisation and by implementing new methods and tools to transform ideas into agile services and business solutions, Open Innovation gathers contributions and projects with the aim to place people at the forefront of Fastweb's next technological revolution.

Closed 1st Wave of
Open Innovation
Closed 2nd Wave of
Open Innovation
The Numbers
innovative ideas gathered
projects selcted
projects implemented
#Open2TheFuture is the Open Innovation call from Fastweb, developed in cooperation with Cariplo Factory, for the purpose of collecting innovative ideas, focused on two specific areas of interest, to be transformed into services and concrete solutions capable of responding in a rapid and simple manner to the needs of households and companies profiting from the potential of digital offers which, now more than ever, are becoming a crucial element for the functioning of our society. #Open2TheFuture is a call directed both internally to Fastweb, through the involvement of all employees who may continue to propose and develop ideas, and to the outside ecosystem represented by start-ups and small/medium sized enterprises and Research and University Centres, thus contributing to accelerate the spreading of a new innovative culture to be treasured at the end of this critical historical moment that our country is experiencing.
Areas of interest
in order to improve the quality of life of people, families and small enterprises in the following strategic sectors: entertainment and leisure time, Smart Home, health and welfare, safety. DIGITAL SOLUTIONS
to support the transformation and improvement of strategic decisions, corporate operating efficiency and customer's experience through the use of big data, artificial intelligence and advanced automation instruments. DATA-DRIVEN SOLUTIONS
The Steps
New ideas will be collected from 16 April to 28 May 2020
In June 2020, the best selected ideas will participate in the Concept Selection Event
In July 2020, the Project Design phase will be launched. The most innovative ideas will move to prototyping in order to integrate them into the portfolio of services provided by Fastweb or to be adopted internally