Think4South: Startup Competition for Southern Italian Innovators.

think4south Think4South is a project born to support Southern Italian startups, transforming ideas into job opportunities and focusing on the regions of Italy where there is the highest youth unemployment rate.

The main focus is related to finding solutions to risk prevention and  challenges facing modern societies: economy, climate, safety, etc.

The selection of the winning projects of this first edition will be entrusted to an evaluation committee composed by the senior management of Groupama Insurance (which promoted the initiative) a large insurance and international banking  group, and experts in risk management and digital tech from Swiss Re, Luiss Enlabs and STMicroelectronics.

Projects in  the fields of climate change (emergency management, monitoring, risk mapping...); Safety (prevention, wearable objects, ehealth, mhealth etc.); Cultural Heritage, parks and recreation enhancement and protection; Mobility and Smart cities.

The winners for each category will receive a seed fund of 15,000 euro that will be used for the development of the project and acceleration.

Submissions have to be delivered in a range of period between  February 12  until May 15, 2015 through the site