Date: July 11, 2018 - July 11, 2018
Place: Milan

The Commission on Digital  - The Winners


The Commission on Digital met on July 10, 2018 to decide the winning startup proposal for the sector.


The commission chose among ten finalists pre-selected by UniCredit Start Lab Team. The Commission was composed of senior executives from leading Italian companies such as:


  • Alessio Abbateianni, CEO, Tecnovision

  • Fabrizio Albergati,  Marketing & PR Director, Gruppo Teorema

  • Paolo Lugiato, Senior Advisor, Auditel

  • Pietro Masera, Responsible of Corporate Development & Investor Relations, Cerved

  • Enrico Mercadante, Responsible of Innovation, Architecture and Digital Transformation, Cisco Systems Italy

  • Roberto Privitera, Responsible Marketing and Business Development, Acantho

  • Stefano Reale, CFO, RDS

  • Paola Scarpa, Client Solutions, Data & Insights, Google




After some debate, winning Digital startup proposal was SMART TRACK, an innovative European start up developing an IoT platform, with dedicated wearable tags and sensors, smart algos and apps to avoid human injuries and men-machine collisions on the work floor. In case of an industrial accident, Smart Track alerts safety managers & guides emergency teams intervention, escape and evacuation plans. If increasing Human Safety is your Industry 4.0 top priority, Smart Track is the answer!


The commission awarded second place to CHECKOUT TECHNOLOGIES, a company that realizes a solution that aims to eliminate the mechanism of passage through the boxes, combining artificial intelligence, facial recognition, behavior recognition and deep learning to allow customers to simply take from the shelves as much as they want and leave the store without waiting


Third place went to STAMPLAY, an intelligent automation platform that helps organizations to automate their processes and integrate data across all their applications. Instead of traditional integrations that rely on months of custom development and big budgets, Stamplay lets you create custom automations and integrations in a matter of days thanks to a low code platform that let you connect your process and business apps with best of breed AI


Additionally, the commission decided to award a special mention to YAPE, an acronym of Your Autonomous Pony Express, that produces a self-driving robot which moves on two wheels powered by electric motors which have a range of around 80km. Thanks to sensors and video cameras, it can travel along pavements and cycle lanes to deliver packages of up to 70 kilograms in weight



To read more about all ten of the 2018 UniCredit Start Lab finalists in the Digital category, please click here.



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