Infrastructure and Services

INCUBANDO is an Italian-Israeli bilateral Incubator located in the city of L’Aquila where participants can enjoy full access to the infrastructure of the ongoing “INCIPICT” project, which includes:

Point (Bilateral incubator)
A Smart-City-oriented test-bed, designed to provide an ‘International Service’ to the research and technology communities

A flexible fiber-optic infrastructure with reconfigurable capabilities, and supporting integration with state-of-the-art wireless technologies targeting a broad variety of communications, sensing, and multimedia applications

The first space-division multiplexed (SDM) infrastructure based on Multicore/Multimode fiber technologies.

At the same time startups have access to unique experimental facilities of CNIT Photonic Networks National Laboratory (PNNL) and Photonic Integrated Circuits design and fabrication (InPhoTec) co-located in Pisa.

Hosted companies will benefit of:

  • A favorable environment for implementation of ideas, workspace and meeting rooms.

  • Research specialist network (Italian/Israeli - within CNIT consortium).

  • Workshops and courses.

  • Open participation to conferences organized by CNIT.

  • Access to online scientific libraries subscription (IEEE, OSA…).

  • Access to scientific equipment and Lab facilities.

  • Access to CNIT network ecosystem, including the possibility to take part to international research projects, fostering worldwide interactions with international industrial and scientific community.

  • privileged access to InPhoTec facilities in Pisa for Photonic Integrated Circuits design and fabrication.

  • Assistance in scouting additional financing and/or strategic partners.

  • Advice on business planning, financial and management expertise.

  • Administrative services.

  • Funding opportunities.

  • Support to market fit and traction.

  • Direct exposure to national and EU calls (Horizon 2020) where SME are mandatory.